The Suicide Squad (2021)

JAMES GUNN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 USA/Canada/United Kingdom, 2021. Warner Bros., DC Entertainment, Atlas Entertainment, The Safran Company. Screenplay by James Gunn. Cinematography by Henry Braham. Produced by Charles Roven, Peter Safran. Music by John Murphy. Production Design by Beth Mickle. Costume Design by Judianna Makovsky. Film Editing by Fred Raskin, Christian Wagner….

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Avengers: Endgame (2019)

ANTHONY RUSSO, JOE RUSSO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2019.  Marvel Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, based on the Marvel comics by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and the comic book by Jim Starlin.  Cinematography by Trent Opaloch.  Produced by Kevin Feige.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by…

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The Devil’s Advocate (1997)

TAYLOR HACKFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5.   USA/Germany, 1997.  Warner Bros., Regency Enterprises, Kopelson Entertainment, Taurus Film, Monarchy Enterprises B.V..  Screenplay by Jonathan Lemkin, Tony Gilroy, based on the novel by Andrew Neiderman.  Cinematography by Andrzej Bartkowiak.  Produced by Anne Kopelson, Arnon Milchan, Arnold Kopelson.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by Bruno Rubeo.  Costume Design by Judianna Makovsky.  Film Editing…

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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

ANTHONY RUSSO, JOE RUSSO Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.   USA, 2018.  Marvel Studios.  Screenplay by Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, based on the Marvel comics by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and characters created by Joe Simon, Steve Englehart, Steve Gan, Bill Mantlo, Keith Giffen, Jim Starlin, Larry Lieber, Don Heck.  Cinematography by Trent Opaloch.  Produced by Kevin Feige. Music by…

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

JAMES GUNN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   USA, 2017.  Marvel Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.    Screenplay by James Gunn, based on Marvel comics created by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, and characters created by Steve Englehart, Steve Gan, Jim Starlin, Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby, Bill Mantlo, Keith Giffen.   Cinematography by Henry Braham.   Produced by Kevin Feige.   Music by…

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Captain America: Civil War (2016)

ANTHONY RUSSO, JOE RUSSO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA/Germany, 2016.  Marvel Studios, Vita-Ray Dutch Productions, Studio Babelsberg, Marvel Entertainment, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, based on the comic book by Mark Millar, and characters created by Joe Simon, Jack Kirby.  Cinematography by Trent Opaloch.  Produced by Kevin Feige.  Music by Henry Jackman.  Production Design by Owen…

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The Face Of Love (2013)

ARIE POSIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2013.  Mockingbird Pictures.  Screenplay by Matthew McDuffie, Arie Posin.  Cinematography by Antonio Riestra.  Produced by Bonnie Curtis.  Music by Marcelo Zarvos.  Production Design by Jeannine Oppewall.  Costume Design by Judianna Makovsky.  Film Editing by Matt Maddox.  Toronto International Film Festival 2013. A romantic drama with so many miscalculated contrivances,…

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Trespass (2011)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   B.  USA, 2011.  Millennium Films, Winkler Films, Saturn Films, Joel Schumacher Productions.  Screenplay by Karl Gajdusek. Cinematography by Andrzej Bartkowiak.  Produced by Rene Besson, David Winkler, Irwin Winkler.  Music by David Buckley.  Production Design by Nathan Amondson.  Costume Design by Judianna Makovsky.  Film Editing by Bill Pankow.  Toronto International Film Festival 2011. A film so ludicrous it must…

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National Treasure (2004)

JON TURTELTAUB Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2004.  Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Junction Entertainment, Saturn Films.  Story by Jim Kouf, Oren Aviv, Charles Segars, Screenplay by Jim Kouf, Cormac Wibberley, Marianne Wibberley.  Cinematography by Caleb Deschanel.  Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, Jon Turteltaub.  Music by Trevor Rabin.  Production Design by Norris Spencer.  Costume Design by Judianna Makovsky.  Film Editing by William Goldenberg….

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Six Degrees Of Separation (1993)

FRED SCHEPISI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1993.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Maiden Movies, New Regency Pictures.  Screenplay by John Guare, based on his play.  Cinematography by Ian Baker.  Produced by Arnon Milchan, Fred Schepisi.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Patrizia von Brandenstein.  Costume Design by Judianna Makovsky.  Film Editing by Peter Honess.   John Guare adapts his excellent play to the big screen with…

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The Hunger Games (2012)

GARY ROSS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2012.   Lionsgate, Color Force.   Screenplay by Gary Ross, Suzanne Collins, Billy Ray, based on the novel by Suzanne Collins.   Cinematography by Tom Stern.   Produced by Nina Jacobson, Jon Kilik.   Music by James Newton Howard.   Production Design by Philip Messina.   Costume Design by Judianna Makovsky.   Film Editing by…

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Seabiscuit (2003)

GARY ROSS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2003.   Universal Pictures, DreamWorks, Spyglass Entertainment, Larger Than Life Productions, The Kennedy/Marshall Company.   Screenplay by Gary Ross, based on the book by Lauren Hillenbrand.   Cinematography by John Schwartzman.   Produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Gary Ross, Jane Sindell.   Music by Randy Newman.   Production Design by Jeannine Oppewall. …

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