Need For Speed (2014)

SCOTT WAUGH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB. USA/India/United Kingdom/France/Philippines, 2014.  DreamWorks, Reliance Entertainment, Bandito Brothers.  Story by George Gatins, John Gatins, Screenplay by George Gatins.  Cinematography by Shane Hurlbut.  Produced by John Gatins, Patrick O’Brien, Mark Sourian.  Music by Nathan Furst.  Production Design by Jon Hutman.  Costume Design by Ellen Mirojnick.  Film Editing by Paul Rubell, Scott Waugh.  After an illegal race…

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The Fate of the Furious (2017)

F. GARY GRAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.5.   Alternate title:  Fast & Furious 8 USA, 2017.  Universal Pictures, China Film Co., Original Film, One Race Films, Dentsu, Fuji Eight Company Ltd..  Screenplay by Chris Morgan, based on characters created by Gary Scott Thompson.  Cinematography by Stephen F. Windon.  Produced by Vin Diesel, Michael Fottrell, Chris Morgan, Neal H. Moritz.  Music…

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The Cell (2000)

TARSEM SINGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/Germany, 2000.  New Line Cinema, Caro-McLeod, RadicalMedia, Katira Productions GmbH & Co. KG.  Screenplay by Mark Protosevich.  Cinematography by Paul Laufer.  Produced by Julio Caro, Eric McLeod.  Music by Howard Shore.  Production Design by Tom Foden.  Costume Design by Eiko Ishioka, April Napier.  Film Editing by Robert Duffy, Paul Rubell.  Academy Awards 2000.   What promised to be a fiercely…

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Blade (1998)

STEPHEN NORRINGTON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1998.  Amen Ra Films, Imaginary Forces, Marvel Enterprises, New Line Cinema.  Screenplay by David S. Goyer.  Cinematography by Theo van de Sande.  Produced by Robert Engelman, Peter Frankfurt, Wesley Snipes.  Music by Mark Isham.  Production Design by Kirk M. Petruccelli.  Costume Design by Sanja Milkovic Hays.  Film Editing by Paul Rubell.   Wesley Snipes plays a brawny vampire…

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The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)

STEPHEN NORRINGTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/Germany/Czech Republic/United Kingdom, 2003.  Angry Films, International Production Company, JD Productions, Mediastream Dritte Film GmbH & Co. Beteiligungs KG, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by James Robinson, based on the comic books by Alan Moore, Kevin O’Neill.  Cinematography by Dan Laustsen.  Produced by Don Murphy.  Music by Trevor Jones.  Production Design by Carol Spier.  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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Miami Vice (2006)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):    BB.5.  Germany/USA, 2006.  Universal Pictures, Motion Picture ETA Produktionsgesellschaft, Forward Pass, Foqus Arte Digital, Metropolis Films.  Screenplay by Michael Mann, based on the TV series created by Anthony Yerkovich.  Cinematography by Dion Beebe.  Produced by Pieter Jan Brugge, Michael Mann.  Music by John Murphy.  Production Design by Victor Kempster.  Costume Design by Michael Kaplan,…

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xXx (2002)

ROB COHEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA, 2002.  Revolution Studios, Original Film.  Screenplay by Rich Wilkes.  Cinematography by Dean Semler.  Produced by Neal H. Moritz.  Music by Randy Edelman.  Production Design by Gavin Bocquet.  Costume Design by Sanja Milkovic Hays.  Film Editing by Chris Lebenzon, Joel Negron, Paul Rubell.   Vin Diesel is the superspy for the new millennium: big muscles, big guns,…

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The Insider (1999)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1999.  Touchstone Pictures, Forward Pass, Mann/Roth Productions.  Screenplay by Eric Roth, Michael Mann, based on the article The Man Who Knew Too Much by Marie Brenner.  Cinematography by Dante Spinotti.  Produced by Pieter Jan Brugge, Michael Mann.  Music by Pieter Bourke, Lisa Gerrard.  Production Design by Brian Morris.  Costume Design by Anna B. Sheppard.  Film…

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Thor (2011)

KENNETH BRANAGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   Paramount Pictures, Marvel Entertainment, Marvel Studios.  USA, 2011.  Story by J. Michael Straczynski, Mark Protosevich, Screenplay by Ashley Miller, Zack Stentz, Don Payne, based on the comic book by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby.  Cinematography by Haris Zambarloukos.  Produced by Kevin Feige.  Music by Patrick Doyle.  Production Design by Bo Welch.  Costume Design by…

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Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen (2009)

MICHAEL BAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):   B.5.  USA, 2009.  DreamWorks, Paramount Pictures, Hasbro, Di Bonaventura Pictures.  Screenplay by Ehren Kruger, Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman.  Cinematography by Ben Seresin.  Produced by Ian Bryce, Tom DeSanto, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Don Murphy.  Music by Steve Jablonsky.  Production Design by Nigel Phelps.  Costume Design by Deborah Lynn Scott.  Film Editing by Roger Barton, Tom Muldoon, Joel…

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Transformers (2007)

MICHAEL BAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA, 2007.  DreamWorks, Paramount Pictures, Hasbro, Di Bonaventura Pictures, SprocketHeads.  Story by John Rogers, Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Screenplay by Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman.  Cinematography by Mitchell Amundsen.  Produced by Ian Bryce, Tom DeSanto, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Don Murphy.  Music by Steve Jablonsky.  Production Design by Jeff Mann.  Costume Design by Deborah Lynn Scott.  Film Editing…

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