Boy Erased (2018)

JOEL EDGERTON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.   USA/Australia, 2018.  Anonymous Content, Blue-Tongue Films, Focus Features, Perfect World Pictures.  Screenplay by Joel Edgerton, based on the memoir by Garrard Conley.  Cinematography by Eduard Grau.  Produced by Joel Edgerton, Steve Golin, Kerry Kohansky-Roberts.  Music by Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans.  Production Design by Chad Keith.  Costume Design by Trish Summerville.  Film Editing by Jay Rabinowitz. …

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The Mummy (2017)

ALEX KURTZMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   USA, 2017.  Universal Pictures, Dark Universe, Dentsu, Perfect World Pictures (Beijing), Sean Daniel Company, Secret Hideout.  Screen story by Jon Spaihts, Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet, Screenplay by David Koepp, Christopher McQuarrie, Dylan Kussman.  Cinematography by Ben Seresin.  Produced by Sarah Bradshaw, Sean Daniel, Alex Kurtzman, Chris Morgan.  Music by Brian Tyler.  Production Design by…

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The Nice Guys (2016)

SHANE BLACK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2016.  Misty Mountains, Bloom, Lipsync Productions, Nice Guys, Silver Pictures, Waypoint Entertainment.  Screenplay by Shane Black, Anthony Bagarozzi.  Cinematography by Philippe Rousselot.  Produced by Joel Silver.  Music by David Buckley, John Ottman.  Production Design by Richard Bridgland.  Costume Design by Kym Barrett.  Film Editing by Joel Negron.  Las Vegas Film Critics Awards 2016.   A…

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Winter’s Tale (2014)

AKIVA GOLDSMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.  USA, 2014.  Village Roadshow Pictures, Warner Bros., Weed Road Pictures.  Screenplay by Akiva Goldsman, based on the novel by Mark Helprin.  Cinematography by Caleb Deschanel. Produced by Tony Allard, Akiva Goldsman, Marc Platt, Michael Tadross.  Music by Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Naomi Shohan.  Costume Design by Michael Kaplan.  Film Editing by…

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Noah (2014)

DARREN ARONOFSKY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   USA, 2014.  Paramount Pictures, Regency Enterprises, Protozoa Pictures, Disruption Entertainment, FortyFour Studios.  Screenplay by Darren Aronofsky, Ari Handel.  Cinematography by Matthew Libatique.  Produced by Darren Aronofsky, Scott Franklin, Arnon Milchan, Mary Parent.  Music by Clint Mansell.  Production Design by Mark Friedberg.  Costume Design by Michael Wilkinson.  Film Editing by Andrew Weisblum.  Golden Globe Awards 2014.   The Bible gets the Dark Knight…

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The Quick And The Dead (1995)

SAM RAIMI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Japan, 1995.  TriStar Pictures, Japan Satellite Broadcasting, IndieProd Company Productions.  Screenplay by Simon Moore. Cinematography by Dante Spinotti.  Produced by Joshua Donen, Patrick Markey, Allen Shapiro.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by Patrizia von Brandenstein. Costume Design by Judianna Makovksy.  Film Editing by Pietro Scalia.   Sharon Stone has a great time parading around this western…

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Mystery, Alaska (1999)

JAY ROACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Canada/USA, 1999.  Baldwin/Cohen Productions, Hollywood Pictures, Rocking Chair Productions.  Screenplay by David E. Kelley, Sean O’Byrne.  Cinematography by Peter Deming.  Produced by Howard Baldwin, David E. Kelley.  Music by Carter Burwell.  Production Design by Rusty Smith.  Costume Design by Deena Appel.  Film Editing by Jon Poll. Surefire crowd-pleaser about an amateur hockey team in a small…

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State Of Play (2009)

KEVIN MACDONALD Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA/United Kingdom/France, 2009.  Universal Pictures, Working Title Films, StudioCanal, Relativity Media, Andell Entertainment.  Screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan, Tony Gilroy, Billy Ray, based on the television series by Paul Abbott.  Cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Andrew Hauptman.  Music by Alex Heffes.  Production Design by Mark Friedberg.  Costume Design by…

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3:10 To Yuma (2007)

JAMES MANGOLD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2007.  Lionsgate, Tree Line Film, Relativity Media, Yuma.  Screenplay by Halsted Welles, Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, based on the short story by Elmore Leonard.  Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by Cathy Konrad.  Music by Marco Beltrami.  Production Design by Andrew Menzies.  Costume Design by Arianne Phillips.  Film Editing by Michael McCusker.  Academy Awards 2007….

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Proof (1991)

JOCELYN MOORHOUSE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Australia, 1991.  House & Moorhouse Films, The Australian Film Commission, Film Victoria.  Screenplay by Jocelyn Moorhouse.  Cinematography by Martin McGrath.  Produced by Lynda House.  Music by Not Drowning Waving.  Production Design by Paddy Reardon.  Costume Design by Kerri Mazzocco.  Film Editing by Ken Sallows.   Jocelyn Moorhouse’s first film is still her best. A blind…

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Proof Of Life (2000)

TAYLOR HACKFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2000.  Castle Rock Entertainment, Bel Air Entertainment, Anvil Films.  Screenplay by Tony Gilroy, inspired by the article Adventures in the Ransom Trade by William Prochnau and the book The Long March To Freedom by Thomas Hargrove.  Cinematography by Slawomir Idziak.  Produced by Taylor Hackford, Charles Mulvehill.  Music by Danny Elfman.  Production Design by…

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Cinderella Man (2005)

RON HOWARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2005.  Universal Pictures, Miramax, Imagine Entertainment, Parkway Productions.  Story by Cliff Hollingsworth, Screenplay by Cliff Hollingsworth, Akiva Goldsman.  Cinematography by Salvatore Totino.  Produced by Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Penny Marshall.  Music by Thomas Newman.  Production Design by Wynn Thomas.  Costume Design by Daniel Orlandi.  Film Editing by Daniel P. Hanley, Mike Hill.  Academy Awards 2005.  Boston…

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