Greyhound (2020)

AARON SCHNEIDER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB USA/Canada/China, 2020. Sony Pictures Entertainment, Stage 6 Films, Bron Creative, Zhengfu Pictures, Sycamore Pictures, FilmNation Entertainment, Playtone. Screenplay by Tom Hanks, based on the novel The Good Shepherd by C.S. Forester. Cinematography by Shelly Johnson. Produced by Gary Goetzman. Music by Blake Neely. Production Design by David Crank….

Rate this:

The Irishman (2019)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  USA, 2019.  Fábrica de Cine, STX Entertainment, Sikelia Productions, Tribeca Productions.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the book by Charles Brandt.  Cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto.  Produced by Troy Allen, Gerald Chamales, Robert De Niro, Randall Emmett, Gaston Pavlovich, Jane Rosenthal, Martin Scorsese, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Irwin…

Rate this:

Rocketman (2019)

DEXTER FLETCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA/Canada, 2019.  Marv Films, Marv Studios, New Republic Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Pixoloid Studios, Rocket Pictures.  Screenplay by Lee Hall.  Cinematography by George Richmond.  Produced by Adam Bohling, David Furnish, David Reid, Matthew Vaughn.  Music by Matthew Margeson.  Production Design by Peter Francis, Marcus Rowland.  Costume Design…

Rate this:

Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool (2017)

PAUL McGUIGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.   United Kingdom, 2017.  Eon Productions, Synchronistic Pictures.  Screenplay by Matt Greenhalgh, based on the memoir by Peter Turner.  Cinematography by Urszula Pontikos.  Produced by Barbara Broccoli, Colin Vaines.  Music by J. Ralph.  Production Design by Eve Stewart.  Costume Design by Annie Crawford.  Film Editing by Nick Emerson.  Toronto International Film Festival 2017.  While appearing on stage…

Rate this:

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

JOACHIM RONNING, ESPEN SANDBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  Alternate title:  Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge USA, 2017.  Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Infinitum Nihil.  Story by Jeff Nathanson,Terry Rossio, Screenplay by Jeff Nathanson, based on characters created by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Stuart Beattie, Jay Wolper.  Cinematography by Paul Cameron.  Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.  Music by Geoff Zanelli.  Production…

Rate this:

Inkheart (2008)

IAIN SOFTLEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Germany/United Kingdom/USA, 2008.  New Line Cinema, Internationale Filmproduktion Blackbird Erste.  Screenplay by David Lindsay-Abaire, based on the novel by Cornelia Funke.  Cinematography by Roger Pratt.  Produced by Cornelia Funke, Diana Pokorny, Iain Softley.  Music by Javier Navarette.  Production Design by John Beard.  Costume Design by Verity Hawkes.  Film Editing by Martin Walsh.   It seems that there…

Rate this:

The Good Night (2007)

JAKE PALTROW Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/United Kingdom/Germany, 2007.  Good Night Productions, Inferno Distribution, Destination Films, Grosvenor Park Media, MHF Zweite Academy Film, Tempesta Films.  Screenplay by Jake Paltrow.  Cinematography by Giles Nuttgens.  Produced by Donna Gigliotti, Bill Johnson.  Music by Alec Puro.  Production Design by Eve Stewart.  Costume Design by Verity Hawkes.  Film Editing by Rick Lawley.   Abysmal attempt at…

Rate this:

Filth And Wisdom (2008)

MADONNA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom, 2008.  Semtex Films, HSI Films.  Screenplay by Madonna, Dan Cadan.Cinematography by Tim Maurice-Jones.  Produced by Nicola Doring.  Production Design by Gideon Ponte.  Costume Design by B. Akerlund.   Life, according to Madonna, is a combination of opposite truths; there can be no light without darkness, there can be no filth without wisdom,…

Rate this:

Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

ROB MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2011.  Walt Disney Presents, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Moving Picture Company.  Screen story and Screenplay by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, based on characters created by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Stuart Beattie, Jay Wolpert, suggested by the novel On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers.  Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.  Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.  Music…

Rate this:

Gangs Of New York (2002)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Italy, 2002.  Miramax, Initial Entertainment Group, Alberto Grimaldi Productions.  Story by Jay Cocks, Screenplay by Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan.  Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus.  Produced by Alberto Grimaldi, Harvey Weinstein.  Music by Howard Shore.  Production Design by Dante Ferretti.  Costume Design by Sandy Powell.  Film Editing by Thelma Schoonmaker.  Academy Awards 2002.  American Film Institute Awards 2002. …

Rate this:

Blow Dry (2001)

PADDY BREATHNACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/United Kingdom/Germany, 2001.  IMF Internationale Medien und Film GmbH & Co. Produktions KG, Intermedia Films, Mirage Enterprises, West Eleven Films.  Screenplay by Simon Beaufoy.  Cinematography by Cian de Buitlear.  Produced by William Horberg, Ruth Jackson, David Rubin.  Music by Patrick Doyle.  Production Design by Sophie Becher.  Costume Design by Rosie Hackett.  Film Editing by Tony Lawson.   Natasha…

Rate this:

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

TOMAS ALFREDSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France/United Kingdom/Germany, 2011.  StudioCanal, Karla Films, Paradis Films, Kinowelt Filmproduktion, Working Title Films, Canal+, CinéCinéma.  Screenplay by Bridget O’Connor, Peter Straughan, based on the novel by John Le Carre.  Cinematography by Hoyte Van Hoytema.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Robyn Slovo.  Music by Alberto Iglesias.  Production Design by Maria Djurkovic.  Costume Design by…

Rate this: