The Door In The Floor (2004)

TOD WILLIAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2004.  Focus Features, This Is That Productions, Revere Pictures, Good Machine.  Screenplay by Tod Williams, based on the novel A Widow For One Year by John Irving. Cinematography by Terry Stacey.  Produced by Anne Carey, Michael Corrente, Ted Hope.  Music by Marcelo Zarvos.  Production Design by Therese DePrez.  Costume Design by Eric Daman.  Film Editing by…

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In Good Company (2004)

PAUL WEITZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2004.  Universal Pictures, Depth of Field.  Screenplay by Paul Weitz.  Cinematography by Remi Adefarasin.  Produced by Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz.  Music by Stephen Trask.  Production Design by William Arnold.  Costume Design by Molly Maginnis.  Film Editing by Myron I. Kerstein.  Berlin Film Festival 2005. Fifty year-old Dennis Quaid has his life go in the soup…

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Being Julia (2004)

ISTVAN SZABO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Canada/USA/Hungary/United Kingdom, 2004.  Serendipity Point Films, First Choice Films, Hogarth Productions, Myriad Pictures.  Screenplay by Ronald Harwood, based on the novel Theatre by W. Somerset Maugham.  Cinematography by Lajos Koltai.  Produced by Robert Lantos.  Music by Mychael Danna.  Production Design by Luciana Arrighi.  Costume Design by John Bloomfield.  Film Editing by Susan Shipton.  Academy Awards 2004.  European…

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Super Size Me (2004)

MORGAN SPURLOCK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2004.  The Con, Kathbur Pictures, Studio On Hudson.  Screenplay by Morgan Spurlock.  Cinematography by Scott Ambrozy.  Produced by Morgan Spurlock.  Music by Steve Horowitz.  Production Design by Joe the Artist.  Film Editing by Stela Georgieva, Julie Bob Lombardi. Academy Awards 2004.  National Board of Review Awards 2004.  Online Film Critics Awards 2004.   In response to…

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The Phantom Of The Opera (2004)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2004.  Warner Bros., Odyssey Entertainment, Really Useful Films, Scion Films.  Screenplay by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Joel Schumacher, based on the musical book by Andrew Lloyd Webber and the novel Le Fantome de L’Opera by Gaston Leroux.  Cinematography by John Mathieson.  Produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber.  Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Stilgoe.  Production…

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Facing Windows (2003)

FERZAN OZPETEK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Original title:  La Finestra Di Fronte Italy/Turkey/Portugal/United Kingdom, 2003.  R&C Produzioni, AFS Film, Clap Filmes, Redwave Films.  Screenplay by Ferzan Ozpetek, Gianni Romoli.  Cinematography by Gianfilippo Corticelli.  Produced by Tilde Corsi, Gianni Romoli.  Music by Andrea Guerra.  Production Design by Andrea Crisanti.  Costume Design by Katia Dottori.  Film Editing by Patrizio Marone.  National Board of Review Awards…

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Sideways (2004)

ALEXANDER PAYNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 2004.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Michael London Productions, Sideways Productions Inc..  Screenplay by Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor, based on the novel by Rex Pickett.  Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by Michael London.  Music by Rolfe Kent.  Production Design by Jane Ann Stewart.  Costume Design by Wendy Chuck.  Film Editing by Kevin Tent.  Academy Awards 2004.  AFI Awards…

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Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

MICHAEL MOORE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5. USA, 2004.  Fellowship Adventure Group, Dog Eat Dog Films.  Screenplay by Michael Moore.  Produced by Jim Czarnecki, Kathleen Glynn, Michael Moore.  Music by Jeff Gibbs.  Production Design by Dina Varano.  Film Editing by Kurt Engfehr, Woody Richman, Chris Seward.  Cannes Film Festival 2004.  Las Vegas Film Critics Awards 2004.  National Board of Review Awards 2004.  New York…

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The Assassination Of Richard Nixon (2004)

NIELS MUELLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/Mexico, 2004.  Anhelo Productions, Appian Way, Esperanto Filmoj.  Screenplay by Kevin Kennedy, Niels Mueller.  Cinematography by Emmanuel Lubezki.  Produced by Alfonso Cuaron, Jorge Vergara.  Music by Steven M. Stern. Production Design by Lester Cohen.  Costume Design by Aggie Guerard Rodgers.  Film Editing by Jay Cassidy.  National Board of Review Awards 2004.  Toronto International Film Festival 2004.   It’s…

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Maria Full Of Grace (2004)

JOSHUA MARSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Colombia/USA/Ecuador, 2004.  HBO Films, Fine Line Features, Journeyman Pictures, Proyecto Tucan, Alter-Ciné, Santa Fe Productions.  Screenplay by Joshua Marston.  Cinematography by Jim Denault.  Produced by Paul Mezey.  Music by Leonardo Heiblum, Jacobo Lieberman.  Production Design by Debbie DeVilla, Monica Marulanda.  Costume Design by Sarah Beers, Lauren Press.  Film Editing by Anne McCabe, Lee Percy.  Academy Awards 2004.  Berlin Film…

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A Home At The End Of The World (2004)

MICHAEL MAYER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2004.  Hart-Sharp Entertainment, John Wells Productions, Killer Films, Plymouth Projects, True Film Fund, Window Pane Pictures.  Screenplay by Michael Cunningham, based on his novel.  Cinematography by Enrique Chediak.  Produced by John Hart, Tom Hulce, Pamela Koffler, Katie Roumel, Jeffrey Sharp, Christine Vachon, John Wells.  Music by Duncan Sheik.  Production Design by Michael Shaw.  Costume…

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Collateral (2004)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2004.  Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks, Parkes+MacDonald Image Nation, Edge City.  Screenplay by Stuart Beattie.  Cinematography by Dion Beebe, Paul Cameron.  Produced by Michael Mann, Julie Richardson.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by David Wasco.  Costume Design by Jeffrey Kurland.  Film Editing by Jim Miller, Paul Rubell.  Academy Awards 2004.  AFI Awards 2004.    Golden…

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