Woman In Gold (2015)

SIMON CURTIS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB United Kingdom, 2015. Origin Pictures, BBC Films. Screenplay by Alexi Kaye Campbell. Cinematography by Ross Emery. Produced by David M. Thompson, Kris Thykier. Music by Martin Phipps, Hans Zimmer. Production Design by Jim Clay. Costume Design by Beatrix Aruna Pasztor. Film Editing by Peter Lambert. A powerful…

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Voyage Of The Damned (1976)

STUART ROSENBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1976.  Associated General Films, Robert Fryer Production, ITC Entertainment.  Screenplay by Steve Shagan, David Butler, based on the book by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan Witts.   Cinematography by Billy Williams.   Produced by Robert Fryer.   Music by Lalo Schifrin.    Production Design by Wilfred Shingleton.  Costume…

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The Two Popes (2019)

FERNANDO MEIRELLES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  United Kingdom/Italy, 2019.  Netflix.  Screenplay by Anthony McCarten, based on his play.  Cinematography by Cesar Charlone.  Produced by Jonathan Eirich, Dan Lin, Tracey Seaward.  Music by Bryce Dessner.  Production Design by Mark Tildesley.  Costume Design by Luca Canfora, Beatriz De Benedetto.  Film Editing by Fernando Stutz. As…

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The Wife (2017)

BJORN RUNGE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   United Kingdom/Sweden/USA, 2017.  Tempo Productions Limited, Anonymous Content, Film i Vast, Meta Film, Silver Reel, Spark Film & TV.  Screenplay by Jane Anderson, based on the novel by Meg Wolitzer.  Cinematography by Ulf Brantas.  Produced by Claudia Bluemhuber, Piodor Gustafsson, Rosalie Swedlin, Meta Louise Foldager Sorensen, Piers Tempest.  Music by Jocelyn Pook.  Production Design by Mark…

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The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)

BHARAT NALLURI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   Ireland/Canada, 2017.  Mazur/Kaplan Company, The Mob Film Company, Parallel Films, Rhombus Media.  Screenplay by Susan Coyne, based on the book by Les Standiford.  Cinematography by Ben Smithard.  Produced by Niv Fichman, Vadim Jean, Robert Mickelson, Susan Mullen, Ian Sharples.  Music by Mychael Danna.  Production Design by Paki Smith.  Costume Design by Leonie Prendergast.  Film Editing by Stephen…

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Listen Up Philip (2014)

ALEX ROSS PERRY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2014.  Tribeca Film, Faliro House Productions, Sailor Bear, Washington Square Films.  Screenplay by Alex Ross Perry.  Cinematography by Sean Price Williams.  Produced by Joshua Blum, Toby Halbrooks, James M. Johnston, David Lowery, Katie Stern.  Music by Keegan DeWitt.  Production Design by Scott Kuzio.  Costume Design by Amanda Ford.  Film Editing by Robert Greene.  Jason…

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Hysteria (2011)

TANYA WEXLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/France/Germany/Luxembourg, 2011.  Informant Media, Forthcoming Productions, Beachfront Films, Chimera Films LLC, by alternative pictures, Delux Productions, Arte France Cinéma, Tatfilm, Silver Reel, Lankn Media, The UK Film & TV Production Company PLC, Film Fund Luxembourg, WDR / Arte, Canal+, CinéCinéma.  Story and Screenplay by Stephen Dyer, Jonah Lisa…

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De-Lovely (2004)

IRWIN WINKLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2004.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Jay Cocks.  Cinematography by Tony Pierce-Roberts.  Produced by Rob Cowan, Charles Winkler, Irwin Winkler.  Production Design by Eve Stewart.  Costume Design by Janty Yates.  Film Editing by Julie Monroe.   It’s post-World War I, and debonair socialite Cole Porter (Kevin Kline) finds himself falling in love with a beautiful woman (Ashley Judd)…

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Stigmata (1999)

RUPERT WAINWRIGHT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1999.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, FGM Entertainment.  Story by Tom Lazarus, Screenplay by Tom Lazarus, Rick Ramage.  Cinematography by Jeffrey L. Kimball.  Produced by Frank Mancuso Jr..  Music by Elia Cmiral, Billy Corgan.  Production Design by Waldemar Kalinowski.  Costume Design by Louise Frogley.  Film Editing by Michael J. Duthie, Michael R. Miller.   As with other ‘spiritual thrillers’ of its kind,…

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Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)

GORE VERBINSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2007.  Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Second Mate Productions.  Screenplay by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, based on characters created by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Stuart Beattie, Jay Wolpert.  Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.  Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Rick Heinrichs.  Costume Design by Penny Rose.  Film Editing by Stephen E. Rivkin,…

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Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

GORE VERBINSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 2006.  Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Second Mate Productions.  Screenplay by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, based on characters created by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Stuart Beattie, Jay Wolpert.  Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.  Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Rick Heinrichs.  Costume Design by Penny Rose.  Film Editing by Stephen E. Rivkin, Craig Wood.  …

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Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl (2003)

GORE VERBINSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2003.  Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films.  Story by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Stuart Beattie, Jay Wolpert, Screenplay by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio.  Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.  Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.  Music by Klaus Badelt.  Production Design by Brian Morris.  Costume Design by Penny Rose.  Film Editing by Stephen E. Rivkin, Arthur Schmidt, Craig Wood.   A young…

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