The Best of Enemies (2019)

ROBIN BISSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2019.  Astute Films, Material Pictures.  Screenplay by Robin Bissell, based on the book by Osha Gray Davidson.  Cinematography by David Lanzenberg.  Produced by Matt Berenson, Fred Bernstein, Tobey Maguire, Matthew Plouffe, Danny Strong, Dominique Telson.  Music by Marcelo Zarvos.  Production Design by Jeannine Oppewall.  Costume Design … More The Best of Enemies (2019)

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The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)

DESIREE AKHAVAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.   USA, 2018.  Beachside Films, Parkville Pictures.  Screenplay by Desiree Akhavan, Cecilia Frugiuele, based on the novel by Emily M. Danforth.  Cinematography by Ashley Connor.  Produced by Michael B. Clark, Cecilia Frugiuele, Jonathan Montepare, Alex Turtletaub.  Music by Julian Wass.  Production Design by Markus Kirschner.  Costume Design by Stacey Berman.  Film Editing by Sara Shaw. A … More The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)

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Margaret

BB (out of 5) Anna Paquin is a hormonal, hypersensitive, sometimes charismatic but mostly trite teenager who, on a random shopping excursion to look for a hat, finds herself in the middle of a gruesome tragedy: a woman (Allison Janney) is run over by a bus and Paquin holds her in her final moments of life. From … More Margaret

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Pieces Of April

BB.5 (out of 5) Katie Holmes plays a young woman whose difficult relationship with her family is put to the test on the day she is expecting them for Thanksgiving dinner and can’t cook her turkey due to a faulty stove. She wanders around her New York City apartment building hoping that a neighbour might take … More Pieces Of April

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Whatever Works

BBB.5 (out of 5) Southern Christian conservatism meets New York Jewish cynicism in this sweet, winsome comedy by Woody Allen. Hypochondriac misanthrope Larry David, in a role that Allen usually reserves for himself but has cast perfectly all the same, is surprised one night by the appearance of a teenage runaway (Evan Rachel Wood) in … More Whatever Works

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