Passing (2021)

REBECCA HALL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA/United Kingdom/Canada, 2021. AUM Group, Film4, Flat Five Productions, Gamechanger Films, Hungry Bull Productions, Picture Films, Significant Productions, Sweet Tomato Films, TGCK Partners, XRM Media. Screenplay by Rebecca Hall, based on the novel by Nella Larsen. Cinematography by Eduard Grau. Produced by Nina Yang Bongiovi, Rebecca Hall,…

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Juliet, Naked (2018)

JESSE PERETZ Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 USA/United Kingdom, 2018. Los Angeles Media Fund, Rocket Science, Bona Fide Productions, Apatow Productions, Turnlet Films, Ingenious Media, Focus Features, Stage 6 Films. Screenplay by Evgenia Peretz, Jim Taylor, Tamara Jenkins, based on the novel by Nick Hornby. Cinematography by Remi Adefarasin. Produced by Judd Apatow, Albert…

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The Glorias (2020)

JULIE TAYMOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 USA, 2020. Artemis Rising Foundation, Page Fifty-Four Pictures, The Glorias. Screenplay by Julie Taymor, Sarah Ruhl, based on the book My Life On The Road by Gloria Steinem. Cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto. Produced by Lynn Hendee, Alex Saks, Julie Taymor. Music by Elliot Goldenthal. Production Design by…

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Great Directors (2009)

ANGELA ISMAILOS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2009.  Anisma Films.  Screenplay by Angela Ismailos.  Cinematography by John Pirozzi.  Produced by Patricia Romeu.  Music by Joel Douek.  Film Editing by Christina Burchard, Sabine Hoffman.  Angela Ismailos travels the world interviewing filmmakers of note and having them speak on camera about their experiences and achievements.  A wonderful assortment of artists are happy to share their…

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Maggie’s Plan (2015)

REBECCA MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2015.  Franklin Street, Freedom Media, Hall Monitor, Hyperion Media Group, Locomotive, Rachael Horovitz Productions, Round Films.  Screenplay by Rebecca Miller, based on the story by Karen Rinaldi.  Cinematography by Sam Levy.  Produced by Damon Cardasis, Rachael Horovitz, Rebecca Miller.  Music by Michael Rohatyn.  Production Design by Alexandra Schaller.  Costume Design by Malgosia Turzanska.  Film…

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Saving Face (2004)

ALICE WU Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2004.  Destination Films, Forensic Films, GreeneStreet Films, Overbrook Entertainment.  Screenplay by Alice Wu.  Cinematography by Harlan Bosmajian.  Produced by James Lassiter, Will Smith, Teddy Zee.  Music by Anton Sanko.  Production Design by Daniel Ouellette.  Costume Design by Jill Newell.  Film Editing by Susan Graef, Sabine Hoffman.   Family and cultural traditions are thrown to the wind…

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Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)

REBECCA MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2002.  Blue Magic Pictures, Goldheart Pictures, IFC Productions, InDigEnt.  Screenplay by Rebecca Miller, based on her book.  Cinematography by Ellen Kuras.  Produced by Alexis Alexanian, Lemore Syvan, Gary Winick.  Music by Michael Rohatyn.  Production Design by Judy Becker.  Costume Design by Marie Abma.  Film Editing by Sabine Hoffman.   Rebecca Miller adapts two of her short stories…

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The Ballad Of Jack And Rose (2005)

REBECCA MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2005.  IFC Productions, Initial Entertainment Group, Elevation Filmworks, Jack and Rose Productions.  Screenplay by Rebecca Miller.  Cinematography by Ellen Kuras.  Produced by Lemore Syvan.  Music by Michael Rohatyn.  Production Design by Mark Ricker.  Costume Design by Jennifer von Mayrhauser.  Film Editing by Sabine Hoffman.   Years after the dissolution of his commune on an eastern seaboard island,…

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Desert Blue (1998)

MORGAN J. FREEMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1998.  Ignite Entertainment.  Screenplay by Morgan J. Freeman.  Cinematography by Enrique Chediak.  Produced by Michael Burns, Nadia Leonelli, Andrea Sperling.  Music by Vytas Nagisetty.  Production Design by David Doernberg.  Costume Design by Trish Summerville.  Film Editing by Sabine Hoffman.   A small town in the middle of the desert is quarantined when a local cola…

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Brother To Brother (2004)

RODNEY EVANS Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.    USA, 2004.  Miasma Films, C-Hundred Film Corporation, Intrinsic Value Films.  Screenplay by Rodney Evans.  Cinematography by Harlan Bosmajian.  Produced by Rodney Evans, Jim McKay, Isen Robbins, Aimee Schoof.  Music by Barney McAll, Marc Anthony Thompson, Dave Warrin.  Production Design by Ernesto Solo.  Costume Design by Sarah Beers.  Film Editing by Sabine Hoffman.   A gay…

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