Soul (2020)

PETE DOCTER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB USA, 2020. Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios. Story and Screenplay by Pete Docter, Mike Jones, Kemp Powers. Cinematography by Matt Aspbury, Ian Megibben. Produced by Dana Murray. Music by Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross. Production Design by Steve Pilcher. Film Editing by Kevin Nolting.  Pixar has created…

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Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)

WALTER HILL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1993.  Columbia Pictures.  Story by John Milius, Screenplay by John Milius, Larry Gross.  Cinematography by Lloyd Ahern II.  Produced by Neil Canton, Walter Hill.  Music by Ry Cooder.  Production Design by Joe Alves.  Costume Design by Dan Moore.  Film Editing by Donn Aron, Carmel Davies, Freeman…

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Seraphim Falls (2006)

DAVID VON ANCKEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 2006.  Icon Productions.  Screenplay by David Von Ancken, Abby Everett Jaques.  Cinematography by John Toll.  Produced by Bruce Davey, David Flynn.  Music by Harry Gregson-Williams.  Production Design by Michael Z. Hanan.  Costume Design by Deborah Lynn Scott.  Film Editing by Conrad Buff IV.  Toronto International Film Festival 2006.   Liam Neeson and his posse chase Pierce Brosnan relentlessly through the forests…

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Mystery Men (1999)

KINKA USHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1999.  Universal Pictures, Golar Productions, Dark Horse Entertainment.  Written by Neil Cuthbert, based on characters created by Bob Burden.  Cinematography by Stephen H. Burum.  Produced by Lawrence Gordon, Lloyd Levin, Mike Richardson.  Music by Stephen Warbeck.  Production Design by Kirk M. Petruccelli.  Costume Design by Marilyn Vance.  Film Editing by Conrad Buff IV.   A group of bumbling…

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Deep Rising (1998)

STEPHEN SOMMERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1998.  Calimari Productions, Cinergi Pictures Entertainment, Hollywood Pictures.  Screenplay by Stephen Sommers.  Cinematography by Howard Atherton.  Produced by John Baldecchi, Laurence Mark.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Holger Gross.  Costume Design by Joseph A. Porro.  Film Editing by Bob Ducsay, John Wright.   Lame sea adventure that should have remained at the bottom of the…

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Heat (1995)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1995.  Warner Bros., Regency Enterprises, Forward Pass, Art Linson Productions, Monarchy Enterprises B.V..  Screenplay by Michael Mann.  Cinematography by Dante Spinotti.  Produced by Art Linson, Michael Mann.  Music by Elliot Goldenthal.  Production Design by Neil Spisak.  Costume Design by Deborah Lynn Scott.  Film Editing by Pasquale Buba, William Goldenberg, Dov Hoenig, Tom Rolf. Michael Mann’s…

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The Last Of The Mohicans (1992)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1992.  Morgan Creek Entertainment.  Screenplay by Michael Mann, Christopher Crowe, based on the 1936 screenplay by Philip Dunne, adaptation by John L. Balderston, Paul Perez, Daniel Moore,  and the novel by James Fenimore Cooper.  Cinematography by Dante Spinotti.  Produced by Hunt Lowry, Michael Mann.  Music by Randy Edelman, Trevor Jones.  Production…

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The New World (2005)

TERRENCE MALICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2005.  New Line Cinema, Sunflower Productions, Sarah Green Film, First Foot Films, The Virginia Company LLC.  Screenplay by Terrence Malick.  Cinematography by Emmanuel Lubezki.  Produced by Sarah Green.  Music by James Horner.  Production Design by Jack Fisk.  Costume Design by Jacqueline West.  Film Editing by Richard Chew, Hank Corwin, Saar Klein, Mark Yoshikawa.  Academy…

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The Doors (1991)

OLIVER STONE Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA, 1991.  Bill Graham Films, Carolco International N.V., Carolco Pictures, Imagine Entertainment, Ixtlan.  Screenplay by Randall Johnson, Oliver Stone.  Cinematography by Robert Richardson.  Produced by Bill Graham, Sasha Harari, A. Kitman Ho.  Production Design by Barbara Ling.  Costume Design by Marlene Stewart.  Film Editing by David Brenner, Joe Hutshing.   Oliver Stone turns from his…

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Dances With Wolves (1990)

KEVIN COSTNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 1990.   Tig Productions, Majestic Films International, Allied Filmmakers.   Screenplay by Michael Blake, based on his novel.   Cinematography by Dean Semler.   Produced by Kevin Costner, Jim Wilson.   Music by John Barry.   Production Design by Jeffrey Beecroft.   Costume Design by Elsa Zamparelli.   Film Editing by William Hoy,…

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Avatar (2009)

JAMES CAMERON Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  USA/United Kingdom, 2009.  Twentieth Century Fox, Dune Entertainment, Ingenious Film Partners, Lightstorm Entertainment.  Screenplay by James Cameron.  Cinematography by Mauro Fiore.  Produced by James Cameron, Jon Landau.  Music by James Horner.  Production Design by Rick Carter, Robert Stromberg. Costume Design by Mayes C. Rubeo, Deborah Lynn Scott.  Film Editing by James Cameron, John Refoua,…

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Street Fighter

BB (out of 5) The popular video game makes its way to the big screen with bizarrely terrible results. Jean-Claude Van Damme gives a weak performance (even by his standards) as a powerful soldier for a UN-esque security force that is trying to put down the terrible occupation of a fictional country being terrorized by a…

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