A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2019)

WILL BECHER, RICHARD PHELAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB United Kingdom/France/Belgium/USA/China/Australia/Japan/Finland/Germany/Ireland, 2019. Aardman Animations, Amazon Prime Video, Anton, Bona Film Group, MEDIA Programme of the European Union, StudioCanal International, StudioCanal. Screenplay by Mark Burton, Jon Brown, based on an idea by Richard Starzak and characters created by Nick Park. Cinematography by Charles Copping. Produced…

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From The Land of the Moon (2016)

NICOLE GARCIA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  Original title:  Mal de Pierres France/Belgium/Canada, 2016.  Les Productions du Trésor, StudioCanal, France 3 Cinema, Pauline’s Angel, My Unity Production, Lunanime, Canal+, Cine@, France Televisions, Cofinova 12, La Banque Postale Image 9, Indéfilms 4, Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Le Tax Shelter du Gouvernement Federal de Belgique, Meñakoz Films.  Screenplay,…

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Bully (2001)

LARRY CLARK Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.   USA/France/United Kingdom, 2001.  StudioCanal, Lions Gate Films, Muse Productions, Blacklist Films, Gravity Entertainment.  Screenplay by David McKenna, Roger Pullis, based on the book by Jim Schutze.  Cinematography by Steve Gainer.  Produced by Chris Hanley, Don Murphy, Fernando Sulichin.  Production Design by Linda Burton.  Costume Design by Carleen Ileana Rosado.  Film Editing by Andrew Hafitz. …

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)

MIKE NEWELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.   United Kingdom/France/USA, 2018.  Amazon Prime Video, Blueprint Pictures, Canal+, Cine@, Mazur/Kaplan Company, StudioCanal.  Screenplay by Don Roos, Kevin Hood, Thomas Bezucha, based on the novel by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows.  Cinematography by Zac Nicholson.  Produced by Graham Broadbent, Peter Czernin, Mitchell Kaplan, Paula Mazur.  Music by Alexandra Harwood.  Production Design by James…

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Ernest & Celestine (2012)

STEPHANE AUBIER, VINCENT PATAR, BENJAMIN RENNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   Original title:  Ernest Et Celestine France/Belgium/Luxembourg, 2012.  La Parti Productions, Les Armateurs, Maybe Movies, Mélusine Productions, StudioCanal.  Scenario and dialogue by Daniel Pennac, based on the albums by Gabrielle Vincent.  Produced by Eric Beckman, Didier Brunner, David Jesteadt, Henri Magalon, Stephan Roelants, Michael Sinterniklaas, Vincent Tavier.  Music by Vincent…

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The Commuter (2018)

JAUME COLLET-SERRA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   United Kingdom/USA, 2018.  Ombra Films, StudioCanal, The Picture Company.  Story by Byron Willinger, Philip de Blasi, Screenplay by Byron Willinger, Philip de Blasi, Ryan Engle.  Cinematography by Paul Cameron.  Produced by Alex Heineman, Andrew Rona.  Music by Roque Baños.   Production Design by Richard Bridgland.  Costume Design by Betsy Heinemann, Jill Taylor.  Film Editing by Nicolas De…

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Paddington 2 (2017)

PAUL KING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   United Kingdom/France/USA, 2017.  StudioCanal, Anton Capital Entertainment, Amazon Prime Instant Video, Canal+, Cine+, Heyday Films, Marmalade Films Ltd..  Screenplay by Paul King, Simon Farnaby, based on Paddington Bear created by Michael Bond.  Cinematography by Erik Wilson.  Produced by David Heyman.  Music by Dario Marianelli.  Production Design by Gary Williamson. Costume Design by Lindy Hemming.  Film…

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Godard Mon Amour (2017)

MICHEL HAZANAVICIUS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Original title:  Le Redoutable  France/Myanmar, 2017.  Les Compagnons du Cinéma, La Classe Américaine, France 3 Cinema, StudioCanal, Forever Group, Canal+, Cine+, France Televisions, Region Ile-de-France.  Screenplay by Michel Hazanavicius, based on the autobiography Un An Apres by Anne Wiazemsky.  Cinematography by Guillaume Schiffman.  Produced by Florence Gastaud, Michel Hazanavicius, Riad Sattouf.  Production Design by Christian…

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The Awakening (2011)

NICK MURPHY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5. United Kingdom, 2011.  StudioCanal, BBC Films, Creative Scotland, Lipsync Productions, Origin Pictures, Eagle Pictures.  Screenplay by Stephen Volk, Nick Murphy.  Cinematography by Eduard Grau.  Produced by Sarah Curtis, Julia Stannard, David M. Thompson.  Music by Daniel Pemberton.  Production Design by Jon Henson.  Costume Design by Caroline Harris.  Film Editing by Victoria Boydell.  Toronto International Film Festival 2011….

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Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016)

SHARON MAGUIRE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Ireland/United Kingdom/France/USA, 2016.  Miramax, Perfect World Pictures, StudioCanal, Universal Pictures, Working Title Films.  Screenplay by Helen Fielding, Dan Mazer, Emma Thompson, based on characters created by Helen Fielding.  Cinematography by Andrew Dunn.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward.  Music by Craig Armstrong.  Production Design by John Paul Kelly.  Costume Design by Steven Noble.  Film Editing…

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Our Kind Of Traitor (2016)

SUSANNA WHITE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom/France, 2016.  StudioCanal, Film4, Anton Capital Entertainment, Amazon Prime Instant Video, The Ink Factory, Potboiler Productions.  Screenplay by Hossein Amini, based on the novel by John Le Carre.  Cinematography by Anthony Dod Mantle.  Produced by Simon Cornwell, Stephen Cornwell, Gail Egan.  Music by Marcelo Zarvos.  Production Design by Sarah Greenwood.  Costume Design by Julian…

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Mon Roi (2015)

MAIWENN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France, 2015.  Les Productions du Trésor, StudioCanal, France 2 Cinema, Les Films de Batna, Arches Films, 120 Films, Canal+, Cine+, France Televisions, Cofinova 10, La Banque Postale Image 8, Cinémage 9, Palatine Étoile 12, Region Ile-de-France.  Screenplay by Etienne Comar, Maiwenn.  Cinematography by Claire Mathon.  Produced by Alain Attal.  Music by Stephen Warbeck.  Production…

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