Boy Erased (2018)

JOEL EDGERTON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA/Australia, 2018.  Anonymous Content, Blue-Tongue Films, Focus Features, Perfect World Pictures.  Screenplay by Joel Edgerton, based on the memoir by Garrard Conley.  Cinematography by Eduard Grau.  Produced by Joel Edgerton, Steve Golin, Kerry Kohansky-Roberts.  Music by Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans.  Production Design by Chad Keith.  Costume Design by Trish Summerville.  Film Editing by Jay Rabinowitz.  Golden Globe … More Boy Erased (2018)

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Loving

BBBB (out of 5) Mildred Jeter (Ruth Negga) tells her boyfriend Richard Loving (Joel Edgerton) that she’s pregnant; he is pleased with the news and immediately buys a plot, begins building a house in their rural Virginia community and, most important, asks her to marry him.  They are not together for long after their Washington, D.C. wedding before the … More Loving

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Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA/Spain, 2014.  Chernin Entertainment, Scott Free Productions, Babieka, Volcano Films.  Screenplay by Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Jeffrey Caine, Steven Zaillian.  Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.  Produced by Mark Albela, Peter Chernin, Mohamed El Raie, Mark Huffam, Denise O’Dell, Michael Schaefer, Ridley Scott, Jenno Topping.  Music by Alberto Iglesias.  Production Design by Arthur Max.  Costume Design by … More Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

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Midnight Special

BB.5 (out of 5) Imagine if the character Michael Shannon played in Take Shelter got to write a movie and you have the results on display here. Shannon and buddy Joel Edgerton are on the run from the law after kidnapping a young boy (Jaeden Lieberher) from a religious cult that sees him and his gradually revealed … More Midnight Special

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Black Mass

BB (out of 5) Combining a true-life crime figure who was larger than life with the tradition of charismatic mob dramas that have been coming from the Warner Bros logo for decades should have provided for another Long Good Friday, something residing comfortably between gritty drama and the sexy mythologizing that these films have been … More Black Mass

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Warrior

BBB (out of 5) It’s about MMA fighting and not boxing, but do you really think the story is going to be that much different from the other tales of underdogs in the ring?  You get two for the price of one in this enjoyable tale of brothers (Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton) split apart by … More Warrior

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9.99

BB (out of 5) Claymation film that focuses on the denizens of a Sydney apartment building, inspired by the stories of Etgar Keret. Among them is a perpetual Peter Pan who lets his girlfriend walk out on him before being inundated with hallucinations of two pint-sized party animals, a workaholic who lives with his son, … More 9.99

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