Five Corners (1987)

TONY BILL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 United Kingdom/USA, 1987. Cineplex Odeon Films, HandMade Films. Screenplay by John Patrick Shanley. Cinematography by Fred Murphy. Produced by Tony Bill, Forrest Murray. Music by James Newton Howard. Production Design by Adrianne Lobel. Costume Design by Peggy Farrell. Film Editing by Andy Blumenthal. John Patrick Shanley pays…

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The Glorias (2020)

JULIE TAYMOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 USA, 2020. Artemis Rising Foundation, Page Fifty-Four Pictures, The Glorias. Screenplay by Julie Taymor, Sarah Ruhl, based on the book My Life On The Road by Gloria Steinem. Cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto. Produced by Lynn Hendee, Alex Saks, Julie Taymor. Music by Elliot Goldenthal. Production Design by…

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The Report (2019)

SCOTT Z. BURNS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2019.  Topic Studios, Margin of Error, Unbranded Pictures, Vice Media.  Screenplay by Scott Z. Burns.  Cinematography by Eigil Bryld.  Produced by Scott Z. Burns, Jennifer Fox, Danny Gabai, Eddy Moretti, Kerry Orent, Steven Soderbergh, Michael Sugar.  Music by David Wingo.  Production Design by Ethan Tobman. …

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The Land of Steady Habits (2018)

NICOLE HOLOFCENER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.   USA, 2018.  Likely Story.  Screenplay by Nicole Holofcener, based on the novel by Ted Thompson.  Cinematography by Alar Kivilo.  Produced by Stefanie Azpiazu, Anthony Bregman.  Music by Marcelo Zarvos.  Production Design by Dina Goldman.  Costume Design by Alex Bovaird.  Film Editing by Robert Frazen.  Ben Mendelsohn is enjoying life in early retirement, moving into his…

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That Awkward Moment (2014)

TOM GORMICAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2014.  Treehouse Pictures, Aversano Films, What If It Barks Films, FilmDistrict, Ninjas Runnin’ Wild Productions, Virgin Produced.  Screenplay by Tom Gormican.  Cinematography by Brandon Trost.  Produced by Scott Aversano, Justin Nappi, Andrew O’Connor, Kevin Turen.  Music by David Torn.  Production Design by Ethan Tobman.  Costume Design by Anna Bingemann.  Film Editing by Shawn Paper, Greg…

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Salt (2010)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2010.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Relativity Media, Di Bonaventura Pictures, Wintergreen Productions.  Screenplay by Kurt Wimmer.  Cinematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Sunil Perkash.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by Scott Chambliss.  Costume Design by Sarah Edwards.  Film Editing by Stuart Baird, John Gilroy.  Academy Awards 2010.  Phoenix Film Critics Awards 2010. A…

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The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)

MARY HARRON Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  USA, 2005.  HBO Films, Killer Films, John Wells Productions.  Screenplay by Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner.  Cinematography by W. Mott Hupfel III.  Produced by Pamela Koffler, John Marshall, Katie Roumel, Christine Vachon.  Music by Mark Suozzo.  Production Design by Gideon Ponte.  Costume Design by John Dunn.  Film Editing by Tricia Cooke.  Toronto International Film Festival 2005.   One of the…

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The Devil’s Own (1997)

ALAN J. PAKULA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1997.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Story by Kevin Jarre, Screenplay by David Aaron Cohen, Vincent Patrick, Kevin Jarre.  Cinematography by Gordon Willis.  Produced by Robert F. Colesberry, Lawrence Gordon.  Music by James Horner.  Production Design by Jane Musky.  Costume Design by Bernie Pollack.  Film Editing by Tom Rolf, Dennis Virkler.   Much publicity was given…

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Just Cause (1995)

ARNE GLIMCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA, 1995.  Warner Bros., Fountainbridge Films, Lee Rich Productions.  Screenplay by Jeb Stuart, Peter Stone, based on the novel by John Katzenbach.  Cinematography by Lajos Koltai.  Produced by Arne Glimcher, Steve Perry, Lee Rich.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by Patrizia von Brandenstein.  Costume Design by Gary Jones, Ann Roth.  Film Editing by…

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The Bridges Of Madison County (1995)

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1995.  Warner Bros., Amblin Entertainment, Malpaso Productions.  Screenplay by Richard LaGravenese, based on the novel by Robert James Waller.  Cinematography by Jack N. Green.  Produced by Clint Eastwood, Kathleen Kennedy.  Music by Lennie Niehaus.  Production Design by Jeannine Oppewall.  Costume Design by Colleen Kelsall.  Film Editing by Joel Cox.   Director Clint Eastwood and cinematographer Jack…

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Beyond Rangoon (1995)

JOHN BOORMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1995.  Castle Rock Entertainment, Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Alex Lasker, Bill Rubenstein.  Cinematography by John Seale.  Produced by John Boorman, Eric Pleskow, Sean Ryerson, Barry Spikings.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Anthony Pratt.  Costume Design by Deborah Kramer.  Film Editing by Ron Davis.   A lot of potential is wasted in this…

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The Cat’s Meow (2001)

PETER BOGDANOVICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/Germany/United Kingdom, 2001.  Lions Gate Films, Dan Films, CP Medien AG, Erste, Zweite, Dritte, Vierte Cat’s Meow CbE, Munich, KC Medien.  Screenplay by Steven Peros, based on his play.  Cinematography by Bruno Delbonnel.  Produced by Julie Baines, Kim Bieber, Carol Lewis, Dieter Meyer.  Music by Ian Whitcomb.  Production Design by Jean-Vincent Puzos.  Costume Design by Caroline…

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