The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017)

PATRICK HUGHES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.   USA/Hong Kong/Bulgaria/Netherlands/Canada/United Kingdom/France, 2017.  Summit Entertainment, Millennium Films, Cristal Pictures, East Light Media, TIK Films, Nu Boyana Film Studios, Campbell Grobman Films, TDMP, Netherlands Film Production Incentive, London Studios, Above the Line Set Assistance & Security, Davis Films, Skydance Media.  Screenplay by Tom O’Connor.  Cinematography by Jules…

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Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

JON WATTS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2019.  Columbia Pictures, Pascal Pictures, Marvel Studios.  Screenplay by Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, based on the Marvel comic book by Stan Lee, Steve Ditko.  Cinematography by Matthew J. Lloyd.  Produced by Kevin Feige, Amy Pascal.  Music by Michael Giacchino.  Production Design by Claude Pare.  Costume Design by…

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

J.J. ABRAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2019.  Lucasfilm, Bad Robot, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by Derek Connolly, Colin Trevorrow, Chris Terrio, J.J. Abrams, Screenplay by Chris Terrio, J.J. Abrams, based on characters created by George Lucas.  Cinematography by Dan Mindel.  Produced by J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan.  Music by John Williams. …

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Avengers: Endgame (2019)

ANTHONY RUSSO, JOE RUSSO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2019.  Marvel Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, based on the Marvel comics by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and the comic book by Jim Starlin.  Cinematography by Trent Opaloch.  Produced by Kevin Feige.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by…

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Captain Marvel (2019)

ANNA BODEN, RYAN FLECK Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2019.  Walt Disney Pictures, Marvel Studios, Animal Logic.  Story by Nicole Perlman, Meg LeFauve, Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Screenplay by Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, Geneva Robertson-Dworet.  Cinematography by Ben Davis.  Produced by Kevin Feige.  Music by Pinar Toprak.  Production Design by Andy…

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The Exorcist III (1990)

WILLIAM PETER BLATTY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.   USA, 1990.  Morgan Creek Entertainment.  Screenplay by William Peter Blatty, based on his novel Legion.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced by Carter deHaven.  Music by Barry De Vorzon.  Production Design by Leslie Dilley.  Costume Design by Dana Lyman.  Film Editing by Peter Lee-Thompson, Todd C. Ramsay.  William Peter Blatty takes the franchise over as…

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Incredibles 2 (2018)

BRAD BIRD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 2018.  Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Brad Bird.  Cinematography by Mahyar Abousaeedi.  Produced by Nicole Paradis Grindle, John Walker.  Music by Michael Giacchino.  Production Design by Ralph Eggleston.  Film Editing by Stephen Schaffer. Academy Awards 2018.   Golden Globe Awards 2018.  National Board of Review Awards 2018.  North Carolina Film Critics Awards 2018. …

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Kong: Skull Island (2017)

JORDAN VOGT-ROBERTS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   USA, 2017.  Legendary Entertainment, Tencent Pictures, Warner Bros..  Story by John Gatins, Screenplay by Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein, Derek Connolly.  Cinematography by Larry Fong.  Produced by Alex Garcia, Jon Jashni, Mary Parent, Thomas Tull.  Music by Henry Jackman.  Production Design by Stefan Dechant.  Costume Design by Mary E. Vogt.  Film Editing by Richard Pearson.  Academy Awards 2017….

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I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

RAOUL PECK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.   France/USA, 2016.  Velvet Film.  Screenplay by James Baldwin.  Cinematography by Henry Adebonojo, Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross.  Produced by Remi Grellety, Hebert Peck, Raoul Peck.  Music by Alexei Aigui.  Film Editing by Alexandra Strauss.  Academy Awards 2016.  Dorian Awards 2016.  Gotham Awards 2016.  Independent Spirit Awards 2016.   National Society of Film Critics Awards 2016….

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The Legend Of Tarzan (2016)

DAVID YATES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2016.   Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Jerry Weintraub Productions, Riche-Ludwig Productions, Beagle Pug Films.  Story and Screenplay by Adam Cozad, Craig Brewer,based on the Tarzan stories created by Edgar Rice Burroughs.  Cinematography by Henry Braham.  Produced by David Barron, Tony Ludwig, Alan Riche, Jerry Weintraub.  Music by Rupert…

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The Hateful Eight (2015)

QUENTIN TARANTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2015.  Visiona Romantica, Double Feature Films, FilmColony.  Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino.  Cinematography by Robert Richardson.  Produced by Richard N. Gladstein, Shannon McIntosh, Stacey Sher.  Music by Ennio Morricone.  Production Design by Yohei Taneda.  Costume Design by Courtney Hoffman.  Film Editing by Fred Raskin.  Academy Awards 2015.  Golden Globe Awards 2015.  Las Vegas Film Critics Awards 2015.   …

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Avengers: Age Of Ultron (2015)

JOSS WHEDON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2015.  Marvel Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Joss Whedon, based on the Marvel Comics by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby.  Cinematography by Ben Davis.  Produced by Kevin Feige.  Music by Danny Elfman, Brian Tyler.  Production Design by Charles Wood.  Costume Design by Alexandra Byrne.  Film Editing by Jeffrey Ford, Lisa Lassek.   The superhero variety bag is back,…

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