Short Eyes (1977)

ROBERT M. YOUNG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1977.  Screenplay by Miguel Pinero, based on his play. Cinematography by Peter Sova. Produced by Lewis Harris, Robert M. Young. Music by Curtis Mayfield.  Production Design by Joe Babas. Costume Design by Paul Martino. Film Editing by Edward Beyer. Miguel Pineyro’s Tony-nominated play, based on his own experiences behind bars, is adapted to … More Short Eyes (1977)

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Nasty Baby (2015)

SEBASTIAN SILVA Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA/Chile, 2015.  Fabula, Funny Balloons, Versatile, Killer Films.  Screenplay by Sebastián Silva.  Cinematography by Sergio Armstrong.  Produced by Charlie Dibe, David Hinojosa, Juan de Dios Larrain, Pablo Larrain, Julia Oh.  Music by Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans.  Production Design by Naomi Munro.  Costume Design by Mark Grattan.  Film Editing by Sofia Subercaseaux.  Podcasts:  Bad Gay Movies Sebastian Silva … More Nasty Baby (2015)

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Noah (2014)

DARREN ARONOFSKY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2014.  Paramount Pictures, Regency Enterprises, Protozoa Pictures, Disruption Entertainment, FortyFour Studios.  Screenplay by Darren Aronofsky, Ari Handel.  Cinematography by Matthew Libatique.  Produced by Darren Aronofsky, Scott Franklin, Arnon Milchan, Mary Parent.  Music by Clint Mansell.  Production Design by Mark Friedberg.  Costume Design by Michael Wilkinson.  Film Editing by Andrew Weisblum.  Golden Globe Awards 2014.   The Bible gets the Dark Knight treatment … More Noah (2014)

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Glory

BBBB.5 (out of 5) This fantastic Civil War drama looks at the very first African-American regiment in the United States army. It intelligently explores the outside atmosphere that influenced this move on the military’s part as well as going well within the ranks to examine the personal conflicts that happen between many of the soldiers. … More Glory

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Defiance

BB (out of 5) A family of Jewish brothers see their friends and neighbours being carted off by Nazis in World War II Russia and decide not to sit around and wait for the worst. Escaping into the woods, they soon find themselves joined by more friends and strangers, with news of the burgeoning makeshift … More Defiance

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Hard Ball

BBB.5 (out of 5) Keanu Reeves plays a compulsive gambler whose debts have caught up with him and landed him in big trouble. To help ease his money problems, his friend (Michael McGlone) suggests he take over a coaching assignment of an inner-city Little League baseball team and he will pay him weekly for it. Reeves … More Hard Ball

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