Mank (2020)

DAVID FINCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB USA, 2020. Netflix. Screenplay by Jack Fincher. Cinematography by Erik Messerschmidt. Produced by Cean Chaffin, Eric Roth, Douglas Urbanski. Music by Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross. Production Design by Donald Graham Burt. Costume Design by Trish Summerville. Film Editing by Kirk Baxter. Boston Film Critics 2020. National Society…

Rate this:

The Souvenir (2019)

JOANNA HOGG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2019.  BBC Films, BFI Film Fund, JWH Films, Protagonist Pictures, Sikelia Productions.  Screenplay by Joanna Hogg.  Cinematography by David Raedeker.  Produced by Joanna Hogg, Luke Schiller.  Music by Ilona Cheshire.  Production Design by Stephane Collonge.  Costume Design by Grace Snell.  Film Editing by Helle le…

Rate this:

The Invisible Woman

RALPH FIENNES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom, 2013.  BBC Films, Headline Pictures, Magnolia Mae Films, Taeoo Entertainment.  Screenplay by Abi Morgan, based on the novel by Claire Tomalin.  Cinematography by Rob Hardy.  Produced by Christian Baute, Carolyn Marks Blackwood, Stewart Mackinnon, Gabrielle Tana.  Music by Ilan Eshkeri.  Production Design by Maria Djurkovic.  Costume Design by Michael O’Connor.  Film Editing by Nicolas Gaster.  Academy Awards…

Rate this:

The Next Best Thing (2000)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2000.  Lakeshore Entertainment, Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Tom Ropelewski.  Cinematography by Elliot Davis.  Produced by Leslie Dixon, Linne Radmin, Tom Rosenberg.  Music by Gabriel Yared.  Production Design by Howard Cummings.  Costume Design by Ruth Myers.  Film Editing by Peter Honess.  Podcasts:  Bad Gay Movies. I am the biggest Madonna fan in the entire world but even I…

Rate this:

Only God Forgives (2013)

NICOLAS WINDING REFN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France/Thailand/USA/Sweden, 2013.  Space Rocket Nation, Gaumont, Wild Bunch, Motel Movies, Bold Films, Film i Vast, DR/Flimklubben, Nordisk Film ShortCut, Danish Film Institute, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, MEDIA Programme of the European Union.  Screenplay by Nicolas Winding Refn.  Cinematography by Larry Smith.  Produced by Lene Borglum, Sidonie Dumas, Vincent Maraval.  Music…

Rate this:

The Libertine

BBBB (out of 5) Exciting drama based on the play by Stephen Jeffreys (who also wrote the witty screenplay) about the real-life Earl Of Rochester (aka John Wilton) who was famed for his sharp-tongued appreciation of high life. Johnny Depp is astounding as the Earl, a man who was the constant vexation of King Charles…

Rate this:

Cheri (2009)

STEPHEN FREARS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom/France/Germany, 2009.  Bill Kenwright Films, Pathé, UK Film Council, Aramid Entertainment Fund, MMC Studios, Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutscher Filmförderfonds, Tiggy Films, France 3 Cinéma, Canal+, Banque Populaire Images 9, Région Ile-de-France, Cheri Productions, Pathé Renn Productions, Erste MMC-Production, Centre National de la Cinématographie, National Lottery through UK Film Council.  Screenplay by…

Rate this: