Venom (2018)

RUBEN FLEISCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2018.  Avi Arad Productions, Columbia Pictures Corporation, Marvel Entertainment, Matt Tolmach Productions, Pascal Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Tencent Pictures.  Screen story by Jeff Pinkner, Scott Rosenberg, Screenplay by Jeff Pinkner, Scott Rosenberg, Kelly Marcel, based on Marvel’s Venom character created by Todd McFarlane, David Michelinie.  Cinematography by Matthew Libatique.  Produced by … More Venom (2018)

Rate this:

The Greatest Showman (2017)

MICHAEL GRACEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA, 2017.  Chernin Entertainment, TSG Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox.  Story by Screenplay by Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon.  Cinematography by Seamus McGarvey.  Produced by Peter Chernin, Laurence Mark, Jenno Topping.  Music by John Debney, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Joseph Trapanese.  Production Design by Nathan Crowley.  Costume Design by Ellen Mirojnick.  Film Editing by Tom Cross, Robert Duffy, Joe Hutshing, Michael McCusker, … More The Greatest Showman (2017)

Rate this:

All The Money In The World (2017)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2017.  Imperative Entertainment, RedRum Films, Scott Free Productions, TriStar Productions.  Screenplay by David Scarpa, based on the book by John Pearson.  Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.  Produced by Chris Clark, Quentin Curtis, Dan Friedkin, Mark Huffam, Ridley Scott, Bradley Thomas, Kevin J. Walsh.  Music by Daniel Pemberton.  Production Design by Arthur Max.  Costume Design by Janty … More All The Money In The World (2017)

Rate this:

Wonderstruck (2017)

TODD HAYNES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2017.  Amazon Studios, Cinetic Media, FilmNation Entertainment, Killer Films, Picrow.  Screenplay by Brian Selznick,  based on his book.  Cinematography by Edward Lachman.  Produced by Pamela Koffler, John Sloss, Christine Vachon.  Music by Carter Burwell.  Production Design by Mark Friedberg.  Costume Design by Sandy Powell.  Film Editing by Affonso Goncalves.  Cannes Film Festival 2017.   A little boy (Oakes Fegley) in 1970s … More Wonderstruck (2017)

Rate this:

Certain Women (2016)

KELLY REICHARDT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2016.  Film Science, Stage 6 Films.  Screenplay by Kelly Reichardt, based on stories by Maile Meloy.  Cinematography by Christopher Blauvelt.  Produced by Neil Kopp, Vincent Savino, Anish Savjani.  Music by Jeff Grace.  Production Design by Anthony Gasparro.  Costume Design by April Napier.  Film Editing by Kelly Reichardt.  Gotham Awards 2016.  Independent Spirit Awards 2016.  Toronto International … More Certain Women (2016)

Rate this:

Manchester By The Sea

BBBB.5 (out of 5) A Boston janitor (Casey Affleck) works for demanding tenants all day and drinks alone in his miserable basement apartment at night, except for the evenings he spends picking fights in bars to release his pent-up aggression.  He heads back to his home town when he gets the news that his brother (Kyle … More Manchester By The Sea

Rate this:

Shutter Island

BB.5 (out of 5) A terrific display of art direction surrounding a pretty empty experience of a movie, one that further aggravates the senses by taking up almost two and a half hours of your time.  Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo are New York City detectives who are brought to a spooky island asylum to investigate the … More Shutter Island

Rate this: