Avengers: Endgame (2019)

ANTHONY RUSSO, JOE RUSSO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2019.  Marvel Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, based on the Marvel comics by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and the comic book by Jim Starlin.  Cinematography by Trent Opaloch.  Produced by Kevin Feige.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by … More Avengers: Endgame (2019)

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Annihilation (2018)

ALEX GARLAND Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2018.  DNA Films, Paramount Pictures,  Scott Rudin Productions, Skydance Media.  Screenplay by Alex Garland, based on the novel by Jeff VanderMeer.  Cinematography by Rob Hardy.  Produced by Eli Bush, Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich, Scott Rudin.  Music by Geoff Barrow, Ben Salisbury.  Production Design by Mark Digby.  Costume Design by Sammy Sheldon.  Film Editing by Barney Pilling.   A … More Annihilation (2018)

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Jackie (2016)

PABLO LARRAIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Chile/France/USA, 2016.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, LD Entertainment, Wild Bunch, Protozoa Pictures, Fabula, Why Not Productions, Endemol Shine North America, Bliss Media, Jackie Productions.  Screenplay by Noah Oppenheim.  Cinematography by Stephane Fontaine.  Produced by Darren Aronofsky, Pascal Caucheteux, Scott Franklin, Ari Handel, Juan de Dios Larrain, Mickey Liddell.  Music by Mica Levi.  Production Design … More Jackie (2016)

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My Blueberry Nights

BB (out of 5) Following the international success of In The Mood For Love and the critical adoration of 2046, it could come as no surprise that Wong Kar Wai’s next move would be to break into the English market. It was a project highly anticipated given the combination of his genius directorial power combined … More My Blueberry Nights

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Where The Heart Is

BB (out of 5) Natalie Portman plays a trailer-trash teenager whose boyfriend leaves her stranded at a Wal-Mart, literally barefoot and pregnant. Sleeping in the department store in its off hours, Portman lives there until the night that she goes into labour and is saved by a mysterious stranger who delivers her baby in aisle 6. … More Where The Heart Is

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Anywhere But Here

BB (out of 5) The presence of at least one happy scene would have done much for this overly melodramatic film about a young woman (Natalie Portman) being dragged across the country by her ambitious and, she thinks, selfish mother (Susan Sarandon). The performances by the two ladies couldn’t be better, but Wayne Wang’s direction … More Anywhere But Here

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Zoolander

BBB (out of 5) Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson couldn’t be funnier in this one-joke film that will guarantee some worthwhile chuckles. They play dimwitted male supermodels who are being brainwashed, Manchurian Candidate-style, by a syndicate of fashion powermongers who want to assassinate a third world prime minister intent on abolishing the child labor that produces their … More Zoolander

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