Bad Education (2019)

CORY FINLEY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 2019. HBO Films, Automatik Entertainment, Sight Unseen Pictures, Slater Hall Pictures. Screenplay by Mike Makowsky, based on the New York Magazine article “The Bad Superintendent” by Robert Kolker. Cinematography by Lyle Vincent. Produced by Fred Berger, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Julia Lebedev, Mike Makowsky, Oren Moverman, Eddie Vaisman….

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (2020)

GEORGE C. WOLFE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 2020. Netflix. Screenplay by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, based on the play by August Wilson. Cinematography by Tobias A. Schliessler. Produced by Todd Black, Denzel Washington, Dany Wolf. Music by Branford Marsalis. Production Design by Mark Ricker. Costume Design by Ann Roth. Film Editing by Andrew Mondshein….

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Happiest Season (2020)

CLEA DuVALL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 USA/Canada, 2020. TriStar Pictures, Entertainment One, Hulu Originals, Temple Hill Entertainment. Story by Clea DuVall, Screenplay by Clea DuVall, Mary Holland. Cinematography by John Gulesarian. Produced by Marty Bowen, Isaac Klausner. Music by Amie Doherty. Production Design by Theresa Guleserian. Costume Design by Kathleen Felix-Hager. Film Editing…

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Uncle Frank (2020)

ALAN BALL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 USA, 2020. Amazon Studios, Miramax Films, Your Face Goes Here Entertainment, Byblos Productions, COTA Films, Parts and Labor. Screenplay by Alan Ball. Cinematography by Khalid Mohtaseb. Produced by Alan Ball, Bill Block, Michael Costigan, Peter Macdissi, Stephanie Meurer, Jay Van Hoy. Music by Nathan Barr. Production Design…

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Role/Play (2010)

ROB WILLIAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5.  USA, 2010.  Guest House Films.  Screenplay by Rob Williams.  Cinematography by Ruben Russ.  Produced by Rodney Johnson, Matthew Montgomery, Rob Williams.  Music by Jake Monaco.  Film Editing by Mike Justice. Podcast: Bad Gay Movies.  Two sworn opposites find themselves isolated at a Palm Springs resort and have…

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Tomcat (2016)

KLAUS HANDL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB Original Title: Kater Austria, 2016.  Coop99 Filmproduktion.  Screenplay by Klaus Händl.  Cinematography by Gerald Kerkletz.  Produced by Antonin Svoboda, Bruno Wagner.  Music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, Maurice Ravel.  Production Design by Enid Löser.  Costume Design by Tanja Hausner.   Film Editing by Joana Scrinzi.  Podcast: Bad…

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Summer Of 85 (2020)

FRANCOIS OZON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB Original title: Été 85 France/Belgium, 2020.  Mandarin Films, FOZ, France 2 Cinema, Playtime Production, Scope Pictures, Radio Television Belge Francophone, Canal+, OCS, France Televisions, Région Normandie, Sacem, La Banque Postale Image 13, Indéfilms 8, Cofimage 31, Palatine Etoile 17, SG Image 2018, Centre National du Cinema et…

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The Detective (1968)

GORDON DOUGLAS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1968.  Arcola Pictures, Arcola-Millfield Productions.  Screenplay by Abby Mann, based on the novel by Roderick Thorp.   Cinematography by Joseph F. Biroc.   Produced by Aaron Rosenberg.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.   Production Design by William J. Creber, Jack Martin Smith.  Costume Design by Donald Brooks, Moss Mabry.   Film…

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Anatomy Of Hell (2004)

CATHERINE BREILLAT Bil’s rating (out of 5): B Original Title: Anatomie de l’enfer France/Portugal, 2004.  Flach Film, CB Films, Canal+, Centre National du Cinema et de L’Image Animee, Animatógrafo II.   Screenplay by Catherine Breillat, based on her novel Pornocratie.   Cinematography by Giorgos Arvanitis, Guillaume Schiffman.  Produced by Jean-François Lepetit.   Music by Mathias Bernard.   Production Design…

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Shut Up And Kiss Me (2010)

DEVIN HAMILTON Bil’s rating (out of 5): 0.  USA, 2010.  Kerrdog Productions.  Screenplay by Ron Smith.  Cinematography by Armin Balg.  Produced by Devin Hamilton, Ron Smith.  Music by John Munt.  Costume Design by Jeff Cooper.  Film Editing by Devin Hamilton.  Podcast: Bad Gay Movies. Ronnie Kerr writes and stars in this zero-budget romantic comedy, though…

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Matthias & Maxime (2019)

XAVIER DOLAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 Original Title: Matthias Et Maxime Canada/France, 2019.  Fonds Quebecor, MK2, PHI Studio, SODEC, Sons of Manual, Super Ecran, Telefilm Canada, The Harold Greenberg Fund.  Screenplay by Xavier Dolan. Cinematography by Andre Turpin.  Produced by Xavier Dolan, Nancy Grant, Elisha Karmitz, Nathanael Karmitz.  Music by Jean-Michel Blais.  Production…

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Taboo (1999)

NAGISA OSHIMA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original Title: Gohatto Japan/France/United Kingdom, 1999. Oshima Productions, Shochiku, Kadokawa Shoten Publishing Co., Imagica Corp., BS Asahi, Eisei Gekijo, Bac Films, Le Studio Canal+, Recorded Picture Company.  Screenplay by Nagisa Oshima, based on the novel by Ryôtarô Shiba.  Cinematography by Toyomichi Kurita.  Produced by Shigehiro Nishimura, Eiko…

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