Totally F***ed Up (1993)

GREGG ARAKI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.    USA, 1993.  Blurco, Desperate Pictures, Muscle + Hate Studios.  Screenplay by Gregg Araki.  Cinematography by Gregg Araki.  Produced by Gregg Araki, Andrea Sperling.  Film Editing by Gregg Araki.  Director Gregg Araki’s follow up to The Living End is a sexy, funny and appealing look at a…

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Gone In Sixty Seconds (2000)

DOMINIC SENA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2000.  Touchstone Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films.  Screenplay by Scott Rosenberg, based on the 1974 motion picture by H.B. Halicki.  Cinematography by Paul Cameron.  Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, Mike Stenson.  Music by Trevor Rabin.  Production Design by Jeff Mann.  Costume Design by Marlene Stewart.  Film Editing by Roger Barton, Chris Lebenzon, Tom Muldoon.   Even by the standards of…

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May (2002)

LUCKY McKEE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2002.  2 Loop Films, A Loopy Production LLC.  Screenplay by Lucky McKee.  Cinematography by Steve Yedlin.  Produced by Marius Balchunas, Scott Sturgeon.  Music by Jammes Luckett.  Production Design by Leslie Keel.  Costume Design by Mariano Diaz, Marcelo Pequeno.  Film Editing by Debra Goldfield, Rian Johnson, Chris Sivertson.  Online Film Critics Awards 2003.   You think…

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Go (1999)

DOUG LIMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1999.  Columbia Pictures, Banner Entertainment, Saratoga Entertainment.  Directed by Doug Liman.  Screenplay by John August.  Cinematography by Doug Liman.  Produced by Matt Freeman, Mickey Liddell, Paul Rosenberg.  Music by BT, Moby.  Production Design by Thomas P. Wilkins.  Costume Design by Genevieve Tyrrell.  Film Editing by Stephen Mirrione.  Independent Spirit Awards 1999.  National Board of Review Awards 1999.   Painfully hip…

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Donnie Darko (2001)

RICHARD KELLY Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 2001.  Pandora Cinema, Flower Films, Adam Fields Productions, Gaylord Films.  Screenplay by Richard Kelly.  Cinematography by Steven Poster.  Produced by Adam Fields, Nancy Juvonen, Sean McKittrick.    Music by Michael Andrews.  Production Design by Alec Hammond.    Costume Design by April Ferry.   Film Editing by Sam Bauer, Eric Strand.    Donnie Darko (Jake…

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Independence Day (1996)

ROLAND EMMERICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1996.  Twentieth Century Fox, Centropolis Film Productions.  Screenplay by Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich.  Cinematography by Karl Walter Lindenlaub.  Produced by Dean Devlin. Music by David Arnold.  Production Design by Oliver Scholl, Patrick Tatopoulos.  Costume Design by Joseph A. Porro.  Film Editing by David Brenner.  Academy Awards 1996. Trite and dull science-fiction disaster film….

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Kaboom (2010)

GREGG ARAKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/France, 2010.  Desperate Pictures, Wild Bunch, Super Crispy Entertainment, The Next World.  Screenplay by Gregg Araki.  Cinematography by Sandra Valde-Hansen.  Produced by Gregg Araki, Pascal Cauchetaux, Andrea Sperling. Music by Robin Guthrie, Vivek Maddala, Mark Peters, Ulrich Schnauss.  Production Design by Todd Fjelsted.  Costume Design by Trayce Gigi Field.  Film Editing by Gregg Araki.  Dorian…

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Nowhere (1997)

GREGG ARAKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/France, 1997.  Blurco, Desperate Pictures, Union Générale Cinématographique, Why Not Productions.  Screenplay by Gregg Araki.  Cinematography by Arturo Smith.  Produced by Gregg Araki, Andrea Sperling.  Production Design by Patti Podesta.  Costume Design by Sara Jane Slotnick.  Film Editing by Gregg Araki.  Independent Spirit Awards 1998.  Gregg Araki’s tribute to the soulless residents of California’s teen…

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The Doom Generation (1995)

GREGG ARAKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/France, 1995.  Union Générale Cinématographique, The Teen Angst Movie Company, Desperate Pictures, Blurco, Why Not Productions.  Screenplay by Gregg Araki. Cinematography by Jim Fealy.  Produced by Gregg Araki, Yves Marmion, Andrea Sperling.  Music by Dan Gatto.  Production Design by Therese DePrez.  Costume Design by Catherine Cooper-Thoman.  Film Editing by Gregg Araki, Kate McGowan. Independent Spirit…

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