Dear Evan Hansen (2021)

STEPHEN CHBOSKY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB USA, 2021. Marc Platt Productions, Perfect World Pictures, Universal Pictures. Screenplay by Steven Levenson, based on the musical stage play, music and lyrics by Justin Paul, Benj Pasek, book by Steven Levenson. Cinematography by Brandon Trost. Produced by Marc Platt, Adam Siegel. Music by Benj Pasek, Justin…

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The Trial Of The Chicago 7 (2020)

AARON SORKIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB USA/United Kingdom/India, 2020. Dreamworks Pictures, Amblin Partners, Aperture Media Partners, CAA Media Finance, Cross Creek Pictures, Double Infinity Productions, MadRiver Pictures, Marc Platt Productions, Paramount Pictures, Reliance Entertainment, Rocket Science, ShivHans Pictures. Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin. Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael. Produced by Stuart M. Besser, Marc Platt,…

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Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

ROB MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.   USA, 2018.  Lucamar Productions, Marc Platt Productions, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screen story by David Magee, Rob Marshall, John DeLuca, Screenplay by David Magee, based on the Mary Poppins stories by P.L. Travers.  Cinematography by Dion Beebe.  Produced by John DeLuca, Rob Marshall, Marc Platt.  Music by Marc Shaiman.   Production Design by John…

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La La Land (2016)

DAMIEN CHAZELLE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2016.  Summit Entertainment, Black Label Media, TIK Films, Impostor Pictures, Gilbert Films, Marc Platt Productions.  Screenplay by Damien Chazelle. Cinematography by Linus Sandgren.  Produced by Fred Berger, Gary Gilbert, Jordan Horowitz, Marc Platt.  Music by Justin Hurwitz.  Production Design by David Wasco.  Costume Design by Mary Zophres.  Film Editing by Tom Cross.  Academy Awards 2016….

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The Girl On The Train (2016)

TATE TAYLOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2016.  Amblin Partners, DreamWorks, Marc Platt Productions, Reliance Entertainment.  Screenplay by Erin Cressida Wilson, based on the novel by Paula Hawkins.  Cinematography by Charlotte Bruus Christensen.  Produced by Jared LeBoff, Marc Platt.  Music by Danny Elfman.  Production Design by Kevin Thompson.  Costume Design by Michelle Matland, Ann Roth.  Film Editing by Andrew Buckland,…

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Bridge Of Spies (2015)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA/Germany, 2015.  DreamWorks, Fox 2000 Pictures, Reliance Entertainment, Participant Media, TSG Entertainment, Amblin Entertainment, Marc Platt Productions, Studio Babelsberg.  Screenplay by Matt Charman, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen.  Cinematography by Janusz Kaminski.  Produced by Kristie Macosko Krieger, Marc Platt, Steven Spielberg.  Music by Thomas Newman. Production Design by Adam Stockhausen.  Costume Design by Kasia Walicka-Maimone.  Film…

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Ricki And The Flash (2015)

JONATHAN DEMME Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2015.  Clinica Estetico, LStar Capital, TriStar Pictures.  Screenplay by Diablo Cody.  Cinematography by Declan Quinn.  Produced by Diablo Cody, Gary Goetzman, Mason Novick, Marc Platt.  Production Design by Stuart Wurtzel.  Costume Design by Ann Roth.  Film Editing by Wyatt Smith. Years after she walked out on her husband and three kids to pursue…

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Into The Woods (2014)

ROB MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2014.  Lucamar Productions, Marc Platt Productions, Moving Picture Company, Soho VFX, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by James Lapine, based on the musical by James Lapine, Stephen Sondheim.  Cinematography by Dion Beebe.  Produced by John DeLuca, Rob Marshall, Callum McDougall, Marc Platt.  Production Design by Andrew Bennett, Ben Collins, Chris Lowe, Mary Mackenzie.  Costume Design…

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Winter’s Tale (2014)

AKIVA GOLDSMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.  USA, 2014.  Village Roadshow Pictures, Warner Bros., Weed Road Pictures.  Screenplay by Akiva Goldsman, based on the novel by Mark Helprin.  Cinematography by Caleb Deschanel. Produced by Tony Allard, Akiva Goldsman, Marc Platt, Michael Tadross.  Music by Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Naomi Shohan.  Costume Design by Michael Kaplan.  Film Editing by…

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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

EDGAR WRIGHT Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.   USA/United Kingdom/Canada/Japan, 2010.  Universal Pictures, Marc Platt Productions, Big Talk Productions, Closed On Mondays Entertainment, Dentsu.  Screenplay by Michael Bacall, Edgar Wright, based on the graphic novels by Bryan Lee O’Malley.  Cinematography by Bill Pope.  Produced by Eric Gitter, Nira Park, Marc Platt, Edgar Wright.  Music by Nigel Godrich.  Production Design by Marcus…

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Drive (2011)

NICOLAS WINDING REFN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2011.  FilmDistrict, Bold Films, MWM, Marc Platt Productions, Motel Movies.  Screenplay by Hossein Amini, based on the book by James Sallis.  Cinematography by Newton Thomas Sigel.  Produced by Michel Litvak, John Palermo, Marc Platt, Gigi Pritzker, Adam Siegel.  Music by Cliff Martinez.  Production Design by Beth Mickle.  Costume Design by Erin Benach.  Film Editing by…

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Legally Blonde (2001)

ROBERT LUKETIC Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  USA, 2001.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Marc Platt Productions.  Screenplay by Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith, based on the novel by Amanda Brown.  Cinematography by Anthony B. Richmond.  Produced by Ric Kidney, Marc Platt.  Music by Rolfe Kent.  Production Design by Missy Stewart.  Costume Design by Sophie De Rakoff.  Film Editing by Anita Brandt Burgoyne, Garth Craven.   Reese Witherspoon‘s brilliant timing…

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