Happiest Season (2020)

CLEA DuVALL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 USA/Canada, 2020. TriStar Pictures, Entertainment One, Hulu Originals, Temple Hill Entertainment. Story by Clea DuVall, Screenplay by Clea DuVall, Mary Holland. Cinematography by John Gulesarian. Produced by Marty Bowen, Isaac Klausner. Music by Amie Doherty. Production Design by Theresa Guleserian. Costume Design by Kathleen Felix-Hager. Film Editing…

Rate this:

First Man (2018)

DAMIEN CHAZELLE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   USA/Japan, 2018.  Universal Pictures, DreamWorks, Perfect World Pictures, Temple Hill Entertainment, Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, Dentsu, Fuji Television Network.  Screenplay by Josh Singer, based on the book by James R. Hansen.  Cinematography by Linus Sandgren.  Produced by Marty Bowen, Damien Chazelle, Wyck Godfrey, Isaac Klausner.  Music by Justin Hurwitz.  Production Design…

Rate this:

Love, Simon (2018)

GREG BERLANTI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 2018.  Fox 2000 Pictures, New Leaf Literary & Media, Temple Hill Entertainment, Twisted Media.  Screenplay by Elizabeth Berger, Isaac Aptaker, based on the novel Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli.  Cinematography by John Guleserian.  Produced by Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey, Isaac Klausner, Pouya Shahbazian.  Music by Rob Simonsen.  Production Design…

Rate this:

Twilight (2008)

CATHERINE HARDWICKE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2008.  Summit Entertainment, Temple Hill Entertainment, Maverick Films, Imprint Entertainment, Goldcrest Pictures, Twilight Productions.  Screenplay by Melissa Rosenberg, based on the novel by Stephenie Meyer.  Cinematography by Elliot Davis.  Produced by Wyck Godfrey, Greg Mooradian, Mark Morgan.  Music by Carter Burwell.  Production Design by Christopher Brown, Ian Phillips.  Costume Design by Wendy Chuck.  Film Editing…

Rate this:

A Good Day To Die Hard

B.5 (out of 5) Even the most ardent and uncritical fan of action movies will have a tough time wrapping their brain around this convoluted lunacy, evidence of a breakdown in the gene pool in this fourth sequel to the 1988 hit (that is still one of the greatest action films of all time). The ever-stalwart…

Rate this: