Mothering Sunday (2021)

EVA HUSSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 United Kingdom, 2021. British Film Institute, Film4, Lipsync Productions, Number 9 Films, ZDF/Arte. Screenplay by Alice Birch, Graham Swift. Cinematography by Jamie Ramsay. Produced by Elizabeth Karlsen, Stephen Woolley. Music by Morgan Kibby. Production Design by Helen Scott. Costume Design by Sandy Powell. Film Editing by Emilie…

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Benediction (2021)

TERENCE DAVIES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB United Kingdom/USA, 2021. EMU Films, BBC Films, British Film Institute, M.Y.R.A. Entertainment, Lipsync Productions, Creative England. Screenplay by Terence Davies. Cinematography by Nicola Daley. Produced by Michael Elliott. Music by Ed Bailie, Abi Leland. Production Design by Andy Harris. Costume Design by Annie Symons. Film Editing by…

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The Awakening (2011)

NICK MURPHY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5. United Kingdom, 2011.  StudioCanal, BBC Films, Creative Scotland, Lipsync Productions, Origin Pictures, Eagle Pictures.  Screenplay by Stephen Volk, Nick Murphy.  Cinematography by Eduard Grau.  Produced by Sarah Curtis, Julia Stannard, David M. Thompson.  Music by Daniel Pemberton.  Production Design by Jon Henson.  Costume Design by Caroline Harris.  Film Editing by Victoria Boydell.   With so many dead…

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Alone In Berlin (2016)

VINCENT PEREZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.   United Kingdom/France/Germany, 2016.  X-Filme Creative Pool, Master Movies, FilmWave, Pathe, Buffalo Films, Alone in Berlin, WS Film, Lipsync Productions, Canal+.  Screenplay by Achim von Borries, Vincent Perez, collaboration with Bettine von Borries, based on the novel by Hans Fallada.  Cinematography by Christophe Beaucarne.  Produced by Stefan Arndt, Christian Grass, Marco Pacchioni, James…

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A Little Chaos (2014)

ALAN RICKMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom, 2014.  BBC Films, The Bureau, K. JAM Media, Lionsgate, Lipsync Productions, Potboiler Productions.  Screenplay by Jeremy Brock, Alison Deegan, Alan Rickman.  Cinematography by Ellen Kuras.  Produced by Andrea Calderwood, Gail Egan, Bertrand Faivre.  Music by Peter Gregson.  Production Design by James Merifield.  Costume Design by Joan Bergin.  Film Editing by Nicolas Gaster.  Toronto International…

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The Nice Guys (2016)

SHANE BLACK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2016.  Misty Mountains, Bloom, Lipsync Productions, Nice Guys, Silver Pictures, Waypoint Entertainment.  Screenplay by Shane Black, Anthony Bagarozzi.  Cinematography by Philippe Rousselot.  Produced by Joel Silver.  Music by David Buckley, John Ottman.  Production Design by Richard Bridgland.  Costume Design by Kym Barrett.  Film Editing by Joel Negron.  Las Vegas Film Critics Awards 2016.   A…

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Mr. Turner (2014)

MIKE LEIGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom/France/Germany, 2014.  Film4, Focus Features International, France 3 Cinema, Lipsync Productions, Thin Man Films, Untitled 13, Xofa Productions.  Screenplay by Mike Leigh.  Cinematography by Dick Pope.  Produced by Georgina Lowe.  Music by Gary Yershon.  Production Design by Suzie Davies.  Costume Design by Jacqueline Durran.  Film Editing by Jon Gregory. Academy Awards 2014.  Cannes Film Festival 2014….

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Calvary (2014)

JOHN MICHAEL McDONAGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Ireland/United Kingdom, 2014.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Bórd Scannán na hÉireann, British Film Institute, Lipsync Productions, Reprisal Films, Octagon Films.  Screenplay by John Michael McDonagh.  Cinematography by Larry Smith.  Produced by Chris Clark, Flora Fernandez-Marengo, James Flynn.  Music by Patrick Cassidy.  Production Design by Mark Geraghty.  Costume Design by Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh.  Film Editing by Chris Gill.  European Film…

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The Look Of Love (2013)

MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2013.  Revolution Films, Baby Cow Films, Film Four, Lipsync Productions.  Screenplay by Matt Greenhalgh, based on the book Members Only: The Life And Times Of Paul Raymond by Paul Willetts.  Cinematography by Hubert Taczanowski.  Produced by Melissa Parmenter, Peter Raven.  Music by Antony Genn, Martin Slattery.  Production Design by Jacqueline Abrahams.  Costume Design by…

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Shadow Dancer (2012)

JAMES MARSH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/Ireland, 2012.  BBC Films, Element Pictures, Irish Film Board, Lipsync Productions, UKFS, Unanimous Pictures.  Screenplay by Tom Bradby, based on his novel. Cinematography by Rob Hardy.  Produced by Chris Coen, Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe.  Music by Dickon Hinchliffe.  Production Design by Jon Henson.  Costume Design by Lorna Marie Mugan.  Film Editing by Jinx Godfrey. Following…

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Nowhere Boy (2009)

SAM TAYLOR-JOHNSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.   United Kingdom/Canada, 2009.  Ecosse Films, Film4, UK Film Council, Aver Media, North West Vision, Lipsync Productions.  Screenplay by Matt Greenhalgh, based on the memoir of Julia Baird.  Cinematography by Seamus McGarvey.  Produced by Robert Bernstein, Kevin Loader, Douglas Rae.  Music by Alison Goldfrapp, Will Gregory.  Production Design by Alice Normington.  Costume Design by Julian Day.  Film Editing by…

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We Need To Talk About Kevin (2011)

LYNNE RAMSAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   United Kingdom/USA, 2011.  BBC Films, UK Film Council, Footprint Investment Fund, Piccadilly Pictures, Lipsync Productions, Independent, Artina Films, Rockinghorse Films, Caemhan, Panaramic, Beryl Betty, Atlantic Swiss Productions.  Screenplay by Lynne Ramsay, Rory Kinnear, based on the novel by Lionel Shriver.  Cinematography by Seamus McGarvey.  Produced by Jennifer Fox, Luc Roeg, Robert Salerno.  Music by Jonny…

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