One Night In Miami (2020)

REGINA KING Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 USA, 2020. ABKCO Films, Snoot Entertainment. Screenplay by Kemp Powers, based on his play. Cinematography by Tami Reiker. Produced by Jess Wu Calder, Keith Calder, Jody Klein. Music by Terence Blanchard. Production Design by Page Buckner, Barry Robison. Costume Design by Francine Jamison-Tanchuck. Film Editing by Tariq…

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Beyond The Lights (2014)

GINA PRINCE-BYTHEWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2014.  Black Entertainment Television, Homegrown Pictures, Relativity Media, Studio 11 Films, Undisputed Cinema.  Screenplay by Gina Prince-Bythewood.  Cinematography by Tami Reiker.  Produced by Stephanie Allain, Reggie Rock Bythewood, Ryan Kavanaugh, Amar’e Stoudemire, Sharon Tomlinson.  Music by Mark Isham.  Production Design by Cecilia Montiel, Hannah Purdy Foggin. …

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Pieces Of April (2003)

PETER HEDGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA, 2003.  United Artists, IFC Productions, InDigEnt, Kalkaska Productions, Well Done Productions.  Screenplay by Peter Hedges.  Cinematography by Tami Reiker.  Produced by Alexis Alexanian, John S. Lyons, Gary Winick.  Music by Stephin Merritt.  Production Design by Rick Butler.  Costume Design by Laura Bauer.  Film Editing by Mark Livolsi.  Academy Awards 2003.  Boston Film Critics Awards 2003.  Golden Globe…

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High Art

BBB (out of 5) An intoxicating performance by Ally Sheedy makes this a very captivating film. Radha Mitchell (also excellent) plays a young, apologetic assistant editor at a swanky art magazine who meets her upstairs neighbour (Sheedy), only to discover that she is a great photographer who no longer works professionally. She persuades her new…

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The Love Letter

BBBB (out of 5) Delightful comedy about Kate Capshaw living in the tiny (fictitious) New England town of Loblolly-By-The-Sea, who can no longer ignore the good things in life she gave up as a younger woman. One of those things, Tom Selleck, is still waiting for her to pay some attention to him, but our heroine…

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