The Dig (2021)

SIMON STONE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB United Kingdom, 2021. Netflix, Magnolia Mae Films, Clerkenwell Films. Screenplay by Moira Buffini, based on the novel by John Preston. Cinematography by Mike Eley. Produced by Carolyn Marks Blackwood, Murray Ferguson, Gabrielle Tana, Ellie Wood. Music by Stefan Gregory. Production Design by Maria Djurkovic. Costume Design by…

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Official Secrets (2019)

GAVIN HOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2019.  Classified Films, Clear Pictures Entertainment, Screen Yorkshire, The Gordon Company.  Screenplay by Gregory Bernstein, Sara Bernstein, Gavin Hood, based on the book The Spy Who Tried To Stop A War: Katharine Gun and the Secret Plot to Sanction the Iraq Invasion by Marcia Mitchell, Thomas Mitchell. …

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Pride (2014)

MATTHEW WARCHUS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 2014.  Pathe, BBC Films, Proud Films, British Film Institute, Canal+, Cine+, Calamity Films.  Screenplay by Stephen Beresford.  Cinematography by Tat Radcliffe. Produced by David Livingstone.  Music by Christopher Nightingale.  Production Design by Simon Bowles.  Costume Design by Charlotte Walter.  Film Editing by Melanie Oliver.  Dorian Awards 2014.  Golden Globe Awards 2014.  Toronto International Film Festival…

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Never Let Me Go (2010)

MARK ROMANEK Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2010.  DNA Films, Film4, Fox Searchlight Pictures.  Screenplay by Alex Garland, based on the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro.  Cinematography by Adam Kimmel.  Produced by Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich.  Music by Rachel Portman.  Production Design by Mark Digby.  Costume Design by Rachael Fleming, Steven Noble.  Film Editing by Barney Pilling.  Independent Spirit Awards 2010.  Toronto International…

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Topsy-Turvy (1999)

MIKE LEIGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom, 1999.  Goldwyn Films, Newmarket Capital Group, The Greenlight Fund, Thin Man Films.  Screenplay by Mike Leigh.  Cinematography by Dick Pope.  Produced by Simon Channing Williams.  Production Design by Eve Stewart.  Costume Design by Lindy Hemming.  Film Editing by Robin Sales.  Academy Awards 1999.  Venice Film Festival 1999.   You will not find a more convincing…

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