The Rental (2020)

DAVE FRANCO Bil’s rating (out of 5): B USA, 2020. Black Bear Pictures. Story by Dave Franco, Joe Swanberg, Mike Demski, Screenplay by Dave Franco, Joe Swanberg. Cinematography by Christian Sprenger. Produced by Dave Franco, Elizabeth Haggard, Teddy Schwarzman, Ben Stillman, Christopher Storer, Joe Swanberg. Music by Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans. Production Design by Meredith…

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The Devil All The Time (2020)

ANTONIO CAMPOS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 2020.  Bronx Moving Co., Nine Stories Productions.   Screenplay by Antonio Campos, Paulo Campos, based on the novel by Donald Ray Pollock.   Cinematography by Lol Crawley.   Produced by Max Born, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riva Marker, Randall Poster.  Music by Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans.   Production Design by Craig Lathrop. …

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The Fits (2015)

ANNA ROSE HOLMER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB .  USA, 2015.  Yes, Ma’am!.  Story by Anna Rose Holmer, Saela Davis, Lisa Kjerulff, Screenplay by Anna Rose Holmer.  Cinematography by Paul Yee.  Produced by Anna Rose Holmer, Lisa Kjerulff.  Music by Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans.  Production Design by Charlotte Royer.  Costume Design by Zachary Sheets.  Film…

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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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Nasty Baby (2015)

SEBASTIAN SILVA Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.   USA/Chile, 2015.  Fabula, Funny Balloons, Versatile, Killer Films.  Screenplay by Sebastián Silva.  Cinematography by Sergio Armstrong.  Produced by Charlie Dibe, David Hinojosa, Juan de Dios Larrain, Pablo Larrain, Julia Oh.  Music by Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans.  Production Design by Naomi Munro.  Costume Design by Mark Grattan.  Film Editing by Sofia Subercaseaux.  Podcasts:  Bad Gay Movies Sebastian…

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Martha Marcy May Marlene

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Riveting, exceptional melodrama about a young woman surviving the effects of a cult-like commune in upstate New York. Elizabeth Olsen gives a superb performance as a young woman who runs away from her extended family and takes refuge with her bewildered sister (Sarah Paulson) to whom she hasn’t spoken in years. Staying…

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