The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2018.  Annapurna Pictures, Annapurna Television, Mike Zoss Productions.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, segment All Gold Canyon based on a story by Jack London, segment The Gal Who Got Rattled inspired by a story by Stewart Edward White.  Cinematography by Bruno Delbonnel.  Produced by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, … More The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

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Twixt

B (out of 5) Francis Ford Coppola dips into the vampire genre with unwatchable results.  A terrible Val Kilmer plays a writer on the decline who finds himself in a dusty little town during a book tour, his tomes on witch hunts still maintaining some potency with readers.  Ornery old Bruce Dern approaches and informs him of … More Twixt

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Mystery Men

BBB (out of 5) A group of bumbling losers who want to be superheroes get their big chance when Champion City’s actual crime-fighting hero Captain Amazing (Greg Kinnear) is kidnapped by the evil Casanova Frankenstein (Geoffrey Rush) and held hostage. Stealing production design elements from Blade Runner and camera movements from Tim Burton, director Kinka … More Mystery Men

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Domino

BB (out of 5) Keira Knightley gets tough in this biopic of Hollywood progeny-gone-bad Domino Harvey, daughter of British movie star Laurence Harvey. After losing her father at a young age, Domino’s mother (Jacqueline Bisset) moves them to Beverly Hills where she marries well and raises her daughter in the ‘90210′ crowd (actually the movie plays … More Domino

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Coffee And Cigarettes (2003)

JIM JARMUSCH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2003.  Asmik Ace Entertainment, BIM Distribuzione, Smokescreen Inc..  Screenplay by Jim Jarmusch.  Cinematography by Tom DiCillo, Frederick Elmes, Ellen Kuras, Robby Muller.  Produced by Jason Kliot, Rudd Simmons, Jim Stark, Joana Vicente.  Production Design by Dan Bishop, Mark Friedberg, Tom Jarmusch.  Costume Design by Catherine George.  Film Editing by Jim Jarmusch, Terry Katz, … More Coffee And Cigarettes (2003)

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Night On Earth (1991)

JIM JARMUSCH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  France/United Kingdom/Germany/USA/Japan, 1991.  Victor Company of Japan, Victor Musical Industries, Pyramide Productions, Canal+, Pandora Cinema, Pandora Filmproduktion, Channel Four Films, JVC Entertainment Networks, Locus Solus Entertainment.  Screenplay by Jim Jarmusch.  Cinematography by Frederick Elmes.  Produced by Jim Jarmusch.  Music by Tom Waits.  Production Design by Johan Le Tenoux.  Costume Design by Magda Bava, Claire Fraisse, … More Night On Earth (1991)

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