Godzilla Vs. Kong (2021)

ADAM WINGARD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 USA/Australia/Canada/India, 2021. Legendary Entertainment, Warner Bros.. Story by Terry Rossio, Michael Dougherty, Zach Shields, Screenplay by Eric Pearson, Max Borenstein. Cinematography by Ben Seresin. Produced by Alex Garcia, Jon Jashni, Eric McLeod, Mary Parent, Brian Rogers, Thomas Tull. Music by Junkie XL. Production Design by Tom Hammock,…

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The Midnight Sky (2020)

GEORGE CLOONEY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB USA, 2020. Anonymous Content, Netflix, Smokehouse Pictures, Syndicate Entertainment, Truenorth Productions.  Screenplay by Mark L. Smith, based on the book Good Morning Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton. Cinematography by Martin Ruhe. Produced by George Clooney, Bard Dorros, Grant Heslov, Keith Redmon, Cliff Roberts. Music by Alexandre Desplat. Production…

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

MICHAEL DOUGHERTY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA/Japan, 2019.  Warner Bros., Legendary Entertainment, Toho Company, Wanda Qingdao Studios. Story by Max Borenstein, Michael Dougherty, Zach Shields, Screenplay by Michael Dougherty, Zach Shields.  Cinematography by Lawrence Sher.  Produced by Alex Garcia, Jon Jashni, Mary Parent, Brian Rogers, Thomas Tull.  Music by Bear McCreary.  Production Design…

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First Man (2018)

DAMIEN CHAZELLE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   USA/Japan, 2018.  Universal Pictures, DreamWorks, Perfect World Pictures, Temple Hill Entertainment, Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, Dentsu, Fuji Television Network.  Screenplay by Josh Singer, based on the book by James R. Hansen.  Cinematography by Linus Sandgren.  Produced by Marty Bowen, Damien Chazelle, Wyck Godfrey, Isaac Klausner.  Music by Justin Hurwitz.  Production Design…

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Game Night (2018)

JOHN FRANCIS DALEY, JONATHAN GOLDSTEIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB. USA, 2018.  Aggregate Films, Davis Entertainment, New Line Cinema.  Screenplay by Mark Perez.  Cinematography by Barry Peterson.  Produced by Jason Bateman, John Davis, John Fox, James Garavente.  Music by  Cliff Martinez.  Production Design by Michael Corenblith.  Costume Design by Debra McGuire.  Film Editing by David Egan, Jamie Gross, Gregory Plotkin.   Party game…

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Manchester By The Sea (2016)

KENNETH LONERGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2016.  Amazon Studios, K Period Media, Pearl Street Films, The Media Farm, The Affleck/Middleton Project, B Story, Big Indie Pictures, CMP, OddLot Entertainment.  Screenplay by Kenneth Lonergan.  Cinematography by Jody Lee Lipes.  Produced by Lauren Beck, Matt Damon, Chris Moore, Kimberly Steward, Kevin J. Walsh.  Music by  Lesley Barber.  Production Design by…

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Carol (2015)

TODD HAYNES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.   United Kingdom/USA, 2015.  The Weinstein Company, Film4, Number 9 Films, StudioCanal, HanWay Films, Killer Films, Goldcrest Films International, Dirty Films, Infilm, Larkhard Films.  Screenplay by Phyllis Nagy, based on the novel The Price Of Salt by Patricia Highsmith.  Cinematography by Edward Lachman.  Produced by Elizabeth Karlsen, Tessa Ross, Christine Vachon, Stephen Woolley.  Music…

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The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2013.  Red Granite Pictures, Appian Way, Sikelia Productions, EMJAG Productions.  Screenplay by Terence Winter, based on the book by Jordan Belfort.  Cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto.  Produced by Riza Aziz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Joey McFarland, Martin Scorsese, Emma Tillinger Koskoff.  Production Design by Bob Shaw.  Costume Design by Sandy Powell.  Film Editing by Thelma Schoonmaker.  Academy Awards 2013. …

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The Day The Earth Stood Still (2008)

SCOTT DERRICKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/Canada, 2008.  Twentieth Century Fox, 3 Arts Entertainment, Dune Entertainment III, Earth Canada Productions, Hammerhead Productions.  Screenplay by David Scarpa, based on the screenplay by Edmund H. North.  Cinematography by David Tattersall.  Produced by Paul Harris Boardman, Gregory Goodman, Erwin Stoff.  Music by Tyler Bates.  Production Design by David Brisbin.  Costume Design by Tish Monaghan.  Film Editing by…

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King Kong (2005)

PETER JACKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  New Zealand/USA/Germany, 2005.  Universal Pictures, WingNut Films, Big Primate Pictures, MFPV Film.  Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, based on a story by Merian C. Cooper, Peter Jackson.  Cinematography by Andrew Lesnie.  Produced by Jan Blenkin, Carolynne Cunningham, Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by Grant Major.  Costume Design…

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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

KATHRYN BIGELOW Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB. USA, 2012.  Screenplay by Mark Boal.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Annapurna Pictures, First Light Production.  Cinematography by Greig Fraser.  Produced by Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal, Megan Ellison.  Music by Alexandre Desplat.  Production Design by Jeremy Hindle.  Costume Design by George L. Little.  Film Editing by William Goldenberg, Dylan Tichenor.  Academy Awards 2012. American Film Institute 2012.  Boston Film…

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The Kingdom (2007)

PETER BERG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA/Germany, 2007.  Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Forward Pass, FilmWorks, MDBF Zweite Filmgesellschaft, thinkfilm.  Screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan.  Cinematography by Mauro Fiore.  Produced by Michael Mann, Scott Stuber.  Music by Danny Elfman.  Production Design by Tom Duffield.  Costume Design by Susan Matheson.  Film Editing by Colby Parker Jr., Kevin Stitt.   After a series of bombs and gunfire attacks…

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