Nocturne (2020)

ZU QUIRKE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 2020. Blumhouse Productions, Blumhouse Television. Screenplay by Zu Quirke. Cinematography by Carmen Cabana. Produced by Jason Blum, Jeremy Gold, Marci Wiseman. Music by Elizabeth Bernholz. Production Design by Cecil Gentry. Costume Design by Christopher Oroza. Film Editing by Andrew Drazek. Violet and Juliet are twin sisters…

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Guess Who (2005)

KEVIN RODNEY SULLIVAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2005.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Regency Enterprises, 3 Arts Entertainment, Tall Trees Productions, Katalyst Films.  Story by David Ronn, Jay Scherick, Screenplay by David Ronn, Jay Scherick, Peter Tolan, based on the motion picture Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner by William Rose.  Cinematography by Karl Walter Lindenlaub.  Produced by Jason Goldberg.  Music by John…

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Collateral (2004)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2004.  Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks, Parkes+MacDonald Image Nation, Edge City.  Screenplay by Stuart Beattie.  Cinematography by Dion Beebe, Paul Cameron.  Produced by Michael Mann, Julie Richardson.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by David Wasco.  Costume Design by Jeffrey Kurland.  Film Editing by Jim Miller, Paul Rubell.  Academy Awards 2004.  AFI Awards 2004.    Golden…

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Me And You And Everyone We Know

BB.5 (out of 5) The secret longings of a very diverse group of people are the focus of this sometimes imaginative but mostly unengaging comedy-drama in the vein of Happiness.  Miranda July (who also directs) is excellent as a video artist who works by day as a chauffeur for the elderly. She attempts a relationship with…

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Goodbye, Lover (1998)

ROLAND JOFFE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA/Germany, 1998.  Regency Enterprises, Gotham Entertainment Group, Lightmotive.  Story by Ron Peer, Screenplay by Ron Peer, Joel Cohen, Alec Sokolow.  Cinematography by Dante Spinotti.  Produced by Chris Daniel, Patrick McDarrah, Alexandra Milchan, Joel Roodman.  Music by John Ottman.  Production Design by Stewart Starkin.  Costume Design by Theadora Van Runkle.  Film Editing by William Steinkamp.   Lame comedy…

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Impostor (2001)

GARY FLEDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2001.  Dimension Films, Marty Katz Productions, Mojo Films, P.K. Pictures.  Screenplay by Caroline Case, Ehren Kruger, David Twohy, adaptation by Scott Rosenberg, based on the short story by Philip K. Dick.  Cinematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by Gary Fleder, Marty Katz, Daniel Lupi, Gary Sinise.  Music by Mark Isham.  Production Design by Nelson…

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Dreamgirls (2006)

BILL CONDON  Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.   USA, 2006.  DreamWorks, Paramount Pictures, Laurence Mark Productions.  Screenplay by Bill Condon, based on the musical book by Tom Eyen.  Cinematography by Tobias A. Schliessler.  Produced by Laurence Mark.  Music by Tom Eyen, Henry Krieger.  Production Design by John Myhre.  Costume Design by Sharen Davis.  Film Editing by Virginia Katz.  Academy Awards 2006.  American Film Institute 2006.  Golden…

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