Judas And the Black Messiah (2021)

SHAKA KING Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB USA, 2021. Bron Studios, Bron Creative, MACRO, Participant, Proximity. Story by Will Berson, Shaka King, Kenneth Lucas, Keith Lucas, Screenplay by Will Berson, Shaka King. Cinematography by Sean Bobbitt. Produced by Charles D. King, Ryan Coogler, Shaka King. Music by Craig Harris, Mark Isham. Production Design by…

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Uncut Gems (2019)

BENNY SAFDIE, JOSH SAFDIE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.    USA, 2019.  Elara Pictures, IAC Films, Scott Rudin Productions, Sikelia Productions.  Screenplay by Ronald Bronstein, Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie.  Cinematography by Darius Khondji.  Produced by Sebastian Bear-McClard, Oscar Boyson, Eli Bush, Scott Rudin.  Music by Daniel Lopatin.  Production Design by Sam Lisenco.  Costume Design…

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Eighth Grade (2018)

BO BURNHAM Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.   USA, 2018.  A24.  Screenplay by Bo Burnham.  Cinematography by Andrew Wehde.  Produced by Eli Bush, Scott Rudin, Christopher Storer, Lila Yacoub.  Music by Anna Meredith.  Production Design by Sam Lisenco.  Costume Design by Mitchell Travers.  Film Editing by Jennifer Lilly. AFI Awards 2018.   Boston Film Critics Awards 2018.  Dorian Awards 2018.  Golden Globe Awards 2018. …

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Good Time (2017)

BENNY SAFDIE, JOSH SAFDIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 2017.  Elara Pictures, Rhea Films.  Screenplay by Ronald Bronstein, Josh Safdie.  Cinematography by Sean Price Williams.  Produced by Sebastian Bear-McClard, Oscar Boyson, Terry Dougas, Paris Kasidokostas Latsis.  Music by Daniel Lopatin.  Production Design by Sam Lisenco.  Costume Design by Miyako Bellizzi.  Film Editing by Ronald Bronstein, Benny Safdie.  Cannes Film Festival 2017.  Gotham Awards 2017.  Independent Spirit Awards…

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Mistress America (2015)

NOAH BAUMBACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   USA, 2015.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, RT Features.  Screenplay by Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig.  Cinematography by Sam Levy.  Produced by Noah Baumbach, Rodrigo Teixeira, Lila Yacoub.  Music by Britta Phillips, Dean Wareham.  Production Design by Sam Lisenco.  Costume Design by Sarah Mae Burton.  Film Editing by Jennifer Lame.  Gotham Awards 2015.  Online Film Critics Awards 2015.   Lola…

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The Humbling (2014)

BARRY LEVINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2014.  Ambi Pictures, Hammerton Productions, Stonelock Pictures.  Screenplay by Buck Henry, Michal Zebede, based on the novel by Philip Roth.  Cinematography by Adam Jandrup.  Produced by Barry Levinson, Al Pacino, Jason Sosnoff.  Music by Marcelo Zarvos.  Production Design by Sam Lisenco.  Costume Design by Kim Wilcox.  Film Editing by Aaron Yanes.  Toronto International Film Festival 2014.   An aging actor…

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Frances Ha (2012)

NOAH BAUMBACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.   USA, 2012.  Pine District Pictures, RT Features, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig.  Cinematography by Sam Levy.  Produced by Noah Baumbach, Scott Rudin, Rodrigo Teixeira, Lila Yacoub.  Production Design by Sam Lisenco.  Film Editing by Jennifer Lame.  Dorian Awards 2013.  Golden Globe Awards 2013. Independent Spirit Awards 2013. Toronto International Film Festival 2012.  …

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