What About Bob?

BBB.5 (out of 5) A psychiatrist will be criticized by his family for not being able to leave his work at the office, but what if his work follows him home? Richard Dreyfuss plays an exasperated shrink whose patience is tried by a recluse (Bill Murray) who decides he can’t do anything without his doctor’s help….

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The Namesake

BBB.5 (out of 5) Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri’s novel is brought to the big screen by director Mira Nair with wonderfully sentimental results. A Bengali man who has been living abroad goes back to India to find a wife, brings her to New York and they raise two children. The first of them, a son,…

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The Silence of the Lambs

BBBBB (out of 5) Thomas Harris’s second novel involving the terrifying Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter becomes one of the greatest thriller-horror films of all time. Jodie Foster is riveting as Clarice Sterling, an FBI agent in training whose aspirations to become a part of the Behavioural Sciences program come true quicker than she had originally hoped….

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The Professional (Leon) (1994)

LUC BESSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France, 1994.  Gaumont, Les Films du Dauphin.  Screenplay by Luc Besson.  Cinematography by Thierry Arbogast.  Produced by Patrice Ledoux.  Music by Eric Serra.  Production Design by Dan Weil.  Costume Design by Magali Guidasci.  Film Editing by Sylvie Landra.   Sort-of sequel to La Femme Nikita has director Luc Besson giving us more info on the character of Leon,…

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