Coco (2017)

LEE UNKRICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.   USA, 2017.  Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios. Story by Lee Unkrich, Jason Katz, Matthew Aldrich, Adrian Molina, Screenplay by Adrian Molina, Matthew Aldrich.  Cinematography by Matt Aspbury, Danielle Feinberg. Produced by Darla K. Anderson.  Music by Michael Giacchino.  Production Design by Harley Jessup. Film Editing by Steve Bloom, Lee Unkrich.  Academy Awards 2017. …

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Phantom Thread (2017)

PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.   USA, 2017.  Annapurna Pictures, Focus Features, Ghoulardi Film Company, Perfect World Pictures.  Screenplay by Paul Thomas Anderson. Cinematography by Paul Thomas Anderson.  Produced by Paul Thomas Anderson, Megan Ellison, Daniel Lupi, JoAnne Sellar.  Music by Jonny Greenwood.  Production Design by Mark Tildesley.   Costume Design by Mark Bridges.  Film Editing by Dylan Tichenor.  Academy Awards…

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Call Me By Your Name (2017)

LUCA GUADAGNINO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.   Italy/France/Brazil/USA, 2017.  Frenesy Film Company, La Cinéfacture, RT Features, Water’s End Productions, M.Y.R.A. Entertainment, Ministero per I Beni e le Attivita Culturali, Lombardia Film Commission.  Screenplay by James Ivory, based on the novel by André Aciman.  Cinematography by Sayombhu Mukdeeprom. Produced by Emilie Georges, Luca Guadagnino, James Ivory, Marco Morabito, Howard Rosenman,…

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Mudbound (2017)

DEE REES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   USA, 2017.  Armory Films, ArtImage Entertainment, Black Bear Pictures, Elevated Films, MACRO, MMC Joule Films, Zeal Media.  Screenplay by Virgil Williams, Dee Rees, based on the novel by Hillary Jordan.  Cinematography by Rachel Morrison.  Produced by Carl Effenson, Sally Jo Effenson, Cassian Elwes, Christopher Lemole, Charles D. King, Kim Roth, Tim Zajaros.  Music…

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Lady Bird (2017)

GRETA GERWIG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 2017.  Scott Rudin Productions, Entertainment 360, IAC Films.  Screenplay by Greta Gerwig.  Cinematography by Sam Levy.  Produced by Eli Bush, Evelyn O’Neill, Scott Rudin.  Music by Jon Brion.  Production Design by Chris Jones.  Costume Design by April Napier.  Film Editing by Nick Houy.  Academy Awards 2017.  AFI Awards 2017.  Boston Film Critics Awards 2017. Dorian…

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Faces Places (2017)

AGNES VARDA, JR Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.5.   Original title:  Visages, Villages France, 2017.  Ciné Tamaris, Social Animals, Rouge International, Arte France Cinema, Arches Films, Canal+, Le Pacte, Cohen Media Group.  Screenplay by JR, Agnes Varda.  Cinematography by Roberto De Angelis, Claire Duguet, Julia Fabry, Nicolas Guicheteau, Romain Le Bonniec, Raphael Minnesota, Valentin Vignet.  Produced by Rosalie Varda.  Music by Matthieu Chedid.  Film Editing by…

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The Florida Project (2017)

SEAN BAKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.   USA, 2017.  Cre Film, Freestyle Picture Company, June Pictures, Sweet Tomato Films.  Screenplay by Sean Baker, Chris Bergoch.  Cinematography by Alexis Zabe.  Produced by Sean Baker, Chris Bergoch, Kevin Chinoy, Andrew Duncan, Alex Saks, Francesca Silvestri, Shih-Ching Tsou.  Music by Lorne Balfe.  Production Design by Stephonik Youth.  Costume Design by Fernando Rodriguez.  Film Editing by Sean…

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BPM (Beats Per Minute) (2017)

ROBIN CAMPILLO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   Original title:  120 battements par minute France, 2017.  Les Films de Pierre, France 3 Cinema, Page 114, Memento Films Production, FD Production, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Region Ile-de-France, Ciclic – Région Centre, Indéfilms 5, Cofinova 13, France Televisions, Canal+, Cine+.  Screenplay by Robin Campillo, Philippe Mangeot.  Cinematography by Jeanne Lapoirie.  Produced by Hugues Charbonneau, Marie-Ange…

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Girls Trip (2017)

MALCOLM D. LEE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   USA, 2017.  Universal Pictures, Will Packer Productions.  Story by Erica Rivinoja, Kenya Barris, Tracy Oliver, Screenplay by Kenya Barris, Tracy Oliver.  Cinematography by Greg Gardiner.  Produced by Malcolm D. Lee, William Packer.  Music by David Newman.  Production Design by Keith Brian Burns.  Costume Design by Danielle Hollowell.  Film Editing by Paul Millspaugh.  Dorian Awards 2017….

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Get Out (2017)

JORDAN PEELE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   USA, 2017.  Blumhouse Productions, Monkeypaw Productions, QC Entertainment.  Screenplay by Jordan Peele.  Cinematography by Toby Oliver.  Produced by Jason Blum, Edward H. Hamm Jr., Sean McKittrick, Jordan Peele.  Music by Michael Abels.  Production Design by Rusty Smith.  Costume Design by Nadine Haders.  Film Editing by Gregory Plotkin.  Academy Awards 2017.  AFI Awards 2017.  Boston Film Critics Awards 2017.  …

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