Black Widow (2021)

CATE SHORTLAND Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 USA, 2021. Marvel Studios, Truenorth Productions. Story by Jac Schaeffer, Ned Benson, Screenplay by Eric Pearson. Cinematography by Gabriel Beristain. Produced by Kevin Feige. Music by Lorne Balfe. Production Design by Clint Wallace, Charles Wood. Costume Design by Lisa Lovaas, Jany Temime. Film Editing by Leigh Folsom…

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Avengers: Endgame (2019)

ANTHONY RUSSO, JOE RUSSO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2019.  Marvel Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, based on the Marvel comics by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and the comic book by Jim Starlin.  Cinematography by Trent Opaloch.  Produced by Kevin Feige.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by…

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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

ANTHONY RUSSO, JOE RUSSO Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.   USA, 2018.  Marvel Studios.  Screenplay by Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, based on the Marvel comics by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and characters created by Joe Simon, Steve Englehart, Steve Gan, Bill Mantlo, Keith Giffen, Jim Starlin, Larry Lieber, Don Heck.  Cinematography by Trent Opaloch.  Produced by Kevin Feige. Music by…

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Captain America: Civil War (2016)

ANTHONY RUSSO, JOE RUSSO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA/Germany, 2016.  Marvel Studios, Vita-Ray Dutch Productions, Studio Babelsberg, Marvel Entertainment, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, based on the comic book by Mark Millar, and characters created by Joe Simon, Jack Kirby.  Cinematography by Trent Opaloch.  Produced by Kevin Feige.  Music by Henry Jackman.  Production Design by Owen…

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Endgame (2009)

PETE TRAVIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom, 2009.  Daybreak Pictures, Film Afrika Worldwide.  Screenplay by Paula Milne, based on the book The Fall Of Apartheid: The Inside Story From Smuts to Mbeki by Robert Harvey.  Cinematography by David Odd.  Produced by Hal Vogel.  Music by Martin Phipps.  Production Design by Chris Roope.  Film Editing by Clive Barrett, Dominic Stevens.  The years of…

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Winter’s Tale (2014)

AKIVA GOLDSMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.  USA, 2014.  Village Roadshow Pictures, Warner Bros., Weed Road Pictures.  Screenplay by Akiva Goldsman, based on the novel by Mark Helprin.  Cinematography by Caleb Deschanel. Produced by Tony Allard, Akiva Goldsman, Marc Platt, Michael Tadross.  Music by Rupert Gregson-Williams, Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Naomi Shohan.  Costume Design by Michael Kaplan.  Film Editing by…

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Jane Eyre (1996)

FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France/Italy/United Kingdom/USA, 1996.  Cineritino S.r.L., Flach Film, Mediaset, Miramax, RCS Editori S.p.A., Rochester.  Screenplay by Hugh Whitemore, Franco Zeffirelli, based on the novel by Charlotte Bronte.  Cinematography by David Watkin.  Produced by Dyson Lovell.  Music by Claudio Capponi, Alessio Vlad.  Production Design by Roger Hall.  Costume Design by Jenny Beavan.  Film Editing by Richard Marden.   Strongly acted…

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The Village (2004)

M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 2004.  Touchstone Pictures, Blinding Edge Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by M. Night Shyamalan.  Cinematography by Roger Deakins.  Produced by Sam Mercer, Scott Rudin, M. Night Shyamalan.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by Tom Foden.  Costume Design by Ann Roth.  Film Editing by Christopher Tellefsen.   This chapter in M. Night Shyamalan’s trove of scary…

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Into The Wild (2007)

SEAN PENN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2007.  Paramount Vantage, Art Linson Productions, Into the Wild, River Road Entertainment.  Screenplay by Sean Penn, based on the book by Jon Krakauer.  Cinematography by Eric Gautier.  Produced by Art Linson, Sean Penn, Bill Pohlad.  Music by Michael Brook, Kaki King, Eddie Vedder.  Production Design by Derek R. Hill.  Costume Design by Mary Claire…

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Nearest To Heaven (2002)

TONIE MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5 Original title:  Au Plus Pres Du Paradis France/Spain/Canada, 2002.  Pyramide Productions, Maïa Films, Tabo Tabo Films, Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit, Canal+, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Cinémaginaire Inc., Eurimages, Film Paradis Inc., France 2 Cinéma, Gimages 5, Gimages Développement, Havas Images, Lolafilms, Quebec Film and Television Tax…

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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby (2013)

NED BENSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2013.  Unison Films, Kim and Jim Productions, Division Films, Dreambridge Films, Myriad Pictures, Standard Deviations.  Screenplay by Ned Benson.   Cinematography by Christopher Blauvelt.  Produced by Ned Benson, Jessica Chastain, Cassandra Kulukundis, Todd J. Labarowski, Emanuel Michael.  Music by Son Lux.  Production Design by Kelly McGehee.  Costume Design by Stacey Battat.  Film Editing by Kristina Boden.  Toronto…

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The Incredible Hulk (2008)

LOUIS LETERRIER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2008.  Universal Pictures, Marvel Enterprises, Marvel Studios, Valhalla Motion Pictures, MVL Incredible Productions.  Story and Screenplay by Zak Penn.  Cinematography by Peter Menzies Jr..  Produced by Avi Arad, Kevin Feige, Gale Anne Hurd.  Music by Craig Armstrong.  Production Design by Kirk M. Petruccelli.  Costume Design by Denise Cronenberg, Renee Fontana.  Film Editing by Rick Shaine, Vincent…

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