Battle Of the Sexes (2017)

JONATHAN DAYTON, VALERIE FARIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2017.  Cloud Eight Films, Decibel Films, Fox Searchlight Pictures, TSG Entertainment.  Screenplay by Simon Beaufoy.  Cinematography by Linus Sandgren.  Produced by Danny Boyle, Christian Colson, Robert Graf.  Music by Nicholas Britell.  Production Design by Judy Becker.  Costume Design by Mary Zophres.  Film Editing by Pamela Martin.  Golden Globe Awards 2017.  Toronto International Film Festival 2017.   … More Battle Of the Sexes (2017)

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Vital Signs

B.5 (out of 5) A gaggle of pretty, overly charming med students are gathered together for this shallow hospital drama. Adrian Pasdar is the son of the accomplished doctor who has to achieve everything his father did and more. He also falls for Diane Lane, who is busy having a relationship with an older student. Jack … More Vital Signs

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Growing Op

BBB.5 (out of 5) High school is such a difficult time, with hormones burgeoning and peer pressure taking hold making it difficult to fit in.  Imagine how much more difficult it is when your parents are career pot dealers who have a veritable jungle of marijuana plants growing in every room of your house, and … More Growing Op

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Weird Science

BBB.5 (out of 5) Two teenage geeks (Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith) grow tired of being the butt of all jokes at school, deciding to take their frustration to their computer screens. They design a ‘perfect woman’ with their machines, who somehow magically comes to life in the form of ‘Don’t hate me because I’m … More Weird Science

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Hitchcock

BB.5 (out of 5) A prolific decade of films that saw him rise to the very top of his profession seems a punishment to Alfred Hitchcock by 1959. With North By Northwest raking in big box office dollars and the unfortunate disaster of Vertigo well behind him, finding his next project turns out to be … More Hitchcock

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The Social Network

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Facebook.com was already a giant phenomenon when it was an exclusive social network for university and college students around the globe; when it went beyond the scholastic borders and was available universally, the website mushroom-clouded into a brilliantly multifaceted spiderweb that has contributed to everyday vocabulary (“Facebook me”, “Unfriend her”) and … More The Social Network

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Daddy Day Care

BB (out of 5) After losing his cushy advertising job, Eddie Murphy decides to beat the doldrums of being a stay-at-home dad by opening up a day care centre with his former business partner (Jeff Garlin). At first the project is a huge mess, but eventually the chaos sorts itself out and Murphy turns out … More Daddy Day Care

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