The Unbearable Weight Of Massive Talent (2022)

TOM GORMICAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 USA, 2022. Lionsgate, Saturn Films. Screenplay by Tom Gormican, Kevin Etten. Cinematography by Nigel Bluck. Produced by Kristin Burr, Nicolas Cage, Michael Nilon, Kevin Turen. Music by Mark Isham. Production Design by Kevin Kavanaugh. Costume Design by Paco Delgado. Film Editing by Melissa Bretherton. It’s been forty…

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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)

CHAD STAHELSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2019.  Summit Entertainment, 87Eleven, Lionsgate, Thunder Road Pictures.  Story by Derek Kolstad, Screenplay by Derek Kolstad, Shay Hatten, Chris Collins, Marc Abrams, based on characters created by Derek Kolstad.  Cinematography by Dan Laustsen.  Produced by Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee.  Music by Tyler Bates, Joel J. Richard. …

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John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

CHAD STAHELSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA/Hong Kong, 2017.  Summit Entertainment, TIK Films, Thunder Road Pictures, 87Eleven, Lionsgate.  Screenplay by Derek Kolstad, based on his characters.  Cinematography by Dan Laustsen.  Produced by Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee.  Music by Tyler Bates, Joel J. Richard.  Production Design by Kevin Kavanaugh.  Costume Design by Luca Mosca. …

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Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)

DAN GILROY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   Canada/United Arab Emirates/USA, 2017.  Bron Studios, Creative Wealth Media Finance, Cross Creek Pictures,  Culture China – Image Nation Abu Dhabi Fund, Escape Artists, First Look Media, Imagenation Abu Dhabi FZ, LStar Capital, MACRO.  Screenplay by Dan Gilroy.  Cinematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by Todd Black, Jennifer Fox, Denzel Washington.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design…

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Rings (2017)

F. JAVIER GUTIERREZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.   USA, 2017.  Macari/Edelstein, Parkes+MacDonald Image Nation, Vertigo Entertainment, Waddleish Claretrap.  Story by David Loucka, Jacob Estes, Screenplay by David Loucka, Jacob Estes, Akiva Goldsman, based on the novel The Ring by Koji Suzuki.  Cinematography by Sharone Meir.  Produced by Laurie MacDonald, Walter F. Parkes.  Music by Matthew Margeson.  Production Design by Kevin Kavanaugh.  Costume…

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Nightcrawler (2014)

DAN GILROY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.   USA, 2014.  Bold Films, Nightcrawler.  Screenplay by Dan Gilroy.  Cinematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by Jennifer Fox, Tony Gilroy, Jake Gyllenhaal, David Lancaster, Michel Litvak.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by Kevin Kavanaugh.  Costume Design by Amy Westcott.  Film Editing by John Gilroy.   It’s hard to make your career happen in an economic crisis, but…

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The November Man (2014)

ROGER DONALDSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2014.  Relativity Media, Irish DreamTime, SPD Films, Das Films, Solution Entertainment Group, PalmStar Media, Merced Media Partners, Boss Collaboration, Envision Entertainment, Knightsbridge Entertainment, No Spies.  Screenplay by Michael Finch, Karl Gajdusek, based on the book There Are No Spies by Bill Granger.  Cinematography by Romain Lacourbas.  Produced by Sriram Das, Beau St….

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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

CHRISTOPHER NOLAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.    USA/United Kingdom, 2012.  Warner Bros., Legendary Entertainment, DC Entertainment, Syncopy, DC Comics.  Story by David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan, Screenplay by Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan, based on characters created by Bob Kane.  Cinematography by Wally Pfister.  Produced by Christopher Nolan, Charles Roven, Emma Thomas.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Nathan Crowley, Kevin Kavanaugh.  Costume…

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Going The Distance (2010)

NANETTE BURSTEIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB. USA, 2010.  New Line Cinema, Offspring Entertainment.  Screenplay by Geoff LaTulippe.  Cinematography by Eric Steelberg.  Produced by Jennifer Gibgot, Garrett Grant, Adam Shankman.  Music by Mychael Danna.  Production Design by Kevin Kavanaugh.  Costume Design by Catherine Marie Thomas.  Film Editing by Peter Teschner.   Surprisingly charming romantic comedy that aims to step outside the usual boundaries of…

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