Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1992.  American Zoetrope, Columbia Pictures Corporation, Osiris Films.  Screenplay by James V. Hart, based on the novel by Bram Stoker.  Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus. Produced by Francis Ford Coppola, Fred Fuchs, Charles Mulvehill.  Music by Wojciech Kilar.  Production Design by Thomas E. Sanders.  Costume Design by Eiko Ishioka.  Film Editing by Anne Goursaud,…

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The Ninth Gate (1999)

ROMAN POLANSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Spain/France/USA, 1999.  Artisan Entertainment, R.P. Productions, Orly Films, TF1 Films Production, Bac Films, Canal+, Kino Vision, Origen Producciones Cinematograficas S.A., Vía Digital, Canal+ España.  Screenplay by Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn, Enrique Urbizu, based on the novel El Club Dumas by Arthur Perez-Reverte.  Cinematography by Darius Khondji.  Produced by Roman Polanski.  Music by Wojciech…

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Death And The Maiden (1994)

ROMAN POLANSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA/France, 1994.  Fine Line Features, Capitol Films, Channel Four Films, Flach Film, Canal+, Les Films de l’Astre, TF1 Films Production.  Screenplay by Rafael Yglesias, Roman Polanski, based on the play by Ariel Dorfman.  Cinematography by Tonino Delli Colli.  Produced by Josh Kramer, Thom Mount.  Music by Wojciech Kilar.  Production Design by Pierre Guffroy.  Costume…

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The Pianist (2002)

ROMAN POLANSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  France/Poland/Germany/United Kingdom, 2002.  R.P. Productions, Heritage Films, Studio Babelsberg, Runteam, Canal+, StudioCanal, Bac Films, Canal+ Polska, Telewizja Polska, Agencja Produkcji Filmowej, Filmboard Berlin-Brandenburg, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Filmförderungsanstalt.  Screenplay by Ronald Harwood, based on the book by Wladyslaw Szpilman.  Cinematography by Pawel Edelman.  Produced by Robert Benmussa, Roman Polanski, Alain Sarde.  Music by Wojciech Kilar.  Production Design by…

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Korczak (1990)

ANDRZEJ WAJDA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Poland/Germany/United Kingdom, 1990.  British Broadcasting Corporation, Erato Films, Erbograph Co., Regina Ziegler Filmproduktion, Telmar Films Intl., Zespol Filmowy “Perspektywa”, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.  Screenplay by Agnieszka Holland.  Cinematography by Robby Muller.  Produced by Janusz Morgenstern, Willi Segler, Daniel Toscan du Plantier, Regina Ziegler.  Music by Wojciech Kilar.  Production Design by Allan Starski.  Costume Design by…

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We Own The Night (2007)

JAMES GRAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.   USA, 2007.  Columbia Pictures, 2929 Productions, Industry Entertainment.  Screenplay by James Gray.  Cinematography by Joaquin Baca-Asay.  Produced by Marc Butan, Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Wahlberg, Nick Wechsler.  Music by Wojciech Kilar.  Production Design by Ford Wheeler.  Costume Design by Michael Clancy.  Film Editing by John Axelrad.   Excellent dramatic thriller treads familiar territory but feels fresh in execution….

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The Portrait Of A Lady (1996)

JANE CAMPION Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1996.  Polygram Filmed Entertainment, Propaganda Films.  Screenplay by Laura Jones, based on the novel by Henry James.  Cinematography by Stuart Dryburgh.  Produced by Steve Golin, Monty Montgomery.  Music by Wojciech Kilar.  Production Design by Janet Patterson.  Costume Design by Janet Patterson.  Film Editing by Veronika Jenet.   One of the richest and most rewarding adaptations…

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