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Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
Despite being the third entry in the Underworld series, this is a prequel story about the age-old war between the vampires and the werewolves.
"...Directed by: Patrick Tatopoulos. Starring: Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Rhona Mitra, Kevin Grevioux and Steven Mackintosh. It's..."

Jan. 30, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Lambert & Stamp
Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp were two would-be filmmakers who wound up managing the Who
"...a bit like being cornered and regaled by actor Bill Nighy’s aging rocker Billy Mack from Love Actually, but..."

May 15, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Richard Gere joins in the fun at this revived hotel for seniors.
"...John Madden. Starring: Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Richard Gere, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Penelope Wilton, Celia Imrie, David Strathairn,..."

March 6, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

I, Frankenstein
Aaron Eckhart stars as a modern-day Frankenstein, who faces off against supernatural creatures in this film based on the graphic novel by Kevin Grevioux.
"...Stuart Beattie. Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Yvonne Strahovski, Miranda Otto, Bill Nighy, Aden Young, Jai Courtney, Socratis Otto and Kevin..."

Jan. 31, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Pride
In this inspirational true story, striking Welsh miners and the local LGBT community find common bonds.
"...Starring: George MacKay, Ben Schnetzer, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Bill Nighy, Paddy Considine and Faye Marsay...."

Oct. 10, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

About Time
Love Actually maestro wants to make you cry with this romantic dramedy.
"...Directed by: Richard Curtis. Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, Lydia Wilson, Lindsay Duncan, Tom Hollander and Richard..."

Nov. 1, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Wrath of the Titans
The Greek gods of antiquity must be angry: this sequel is merely loud and uninspired.
"...Neeson, Rosamund Pike, Ralph Fiennes, Edgar Ramirez, Toby Kebbell, Bill Nighy, Danny Huston and John Bell...."

March 30, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Their Finest
How to make a propaganda film in World War II England
"...Directed by: Lone Scherfig. Starring: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, Helen McCrory, Rachael Stirling, Richard E...."

April 14, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Total Recall
This Total Recall is fast, furious, and frequently fun, but it lacks the snappy, weirdo vibe of its predecessor.
"...Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Bokeem Woodbine, Bryan Cranston, Jessica Biel, Bill Nighy and John Cho...."

Aug. 3, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Love Actually
This merry skein of loves lost and found in holiday-season London is written and directed by the Four Weddings and a Funeral scribe.
"...Richard Curtis. Starring: Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Bill Nighy, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Keira Knightley, Martine McCutcheon,..."

Nov. 7, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Bookshop
British period literary drama is pretty weak tea
"...Directed by: Isabel Coixet. Starring: Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, Honor Kneafsey, James Lance, Patricia Clarkson and Harvey..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Jack the Giant Slayer
Despite a terrific cast, intelligent direction, and state-of-the-art special effects, this fairy tale's gigantic shoes remain unfilled.
"...Tucci, Ewan McGregor, Eddie Marsan, Ewen Bremner, Ian McShane, Bill Nighy, Mingus Johnston and John Kassir...."

March 1, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
This is the finest Potter film yet – darker, funnier, and more epic than everything that has come before.
"...Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman, Helena Bonham Carter, Julie Walters, Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Tom Felton, Rhys Ifans, Jason Isaacs,..."

Nov. 19, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Pirate Radio
This British import exudes about as much outlaw swagger as Tom DeLay in a dance competition.
"...Directed by: Richard Curtis. Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy, Rhys Ifans, Nick Frost, Kenneth Branagh, Tom Sturridge,..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Valkyrie
Tom Cruise seems somewhat out of place as a German officer in this thriller about the attempt on Adolf Hitler's life in July 1944.
"...Directed by: Bryan Singer. Starring: Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Terence Stamp, Carice van Houten, Thomas..."

Dec. 26, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
This third Pirates outing is an empty vessel haunted by the ghosts of its sabre-rattling betters.
"...Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Chow Yun-Fat, Bill Nighy, Stellan Skarsgård, Tom Hollander, Naomie Harris and Keith..."

June 1, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Notes on a Scandal
This movie with Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett is a hothouse psychodrama, full of outrageous and florid sentiments that are made semipalatable by the quality of the craftsmanship involved.
"...Directed by: Richard Eyre. Starring: Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Bill Nighy, Andrew Simpson and Juno Temple. No matter what..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

I Capture the Castle
"...Garais, Rose Byrne, Tara Fitzgerald, Henry Thomas, Marc Blucas, Bill Nighy, Sinéad Cusack and Henry Cavill. "I am never..."

Aug. 8, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Blow Dry
"...Paddy Breathnach. Starring: Alan Rickman, Natasha Richardson, Warren Clarke, Bill Nighy, Josh Hartnett, Rachael Leigh Cook, Rachel Griffiths, Rosemary..."

March 9, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Still Crazy
"...Starring: Helena Bergström, Hans Matheson, Rachael Stirling, Juliet Aubrey, Bill Nighy, Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Billy Connolly and Stephen..."

Jan. 29, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Underworld: Blood Wars
Vampires vs. werewolves (again)
"...a better future for everyone. Well, almost everyone. Not Bill Nighy, for sure...."

Jan. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hot Fuzz
Simultaneously smart and silly, Hot Fuzz demonstrates that it's not necessary to be a buffoon in order to lampoon.
"...Pegg, Nick Frost, Jim Broadbent, Paddy Considine, Timothy Dalton, Billie Whitelaw, Rafe Spall, Edward Woodward and Paul Freeman. Simultaneously..."

April 20, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Wah-Wah
The death throes of an empire are are practically nothing when compared with the twitch of the marital death nerve in Richard E. Grant's semiautobiographical directorial debut.
"...bottle-happy husband Harry (Byrne, channeling Shaun of the Dead's Bill Nighy) in the literal lurch. Besotted, he packs young..."

June 16, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Chronicle Recommends: Scary Political Thrillers
If current politics aren't scary enough for you, check out these films
"...of suspicion following the death of his research assistant; Bill Nighy, John Simm, and Kelly Macdonald play the newspaper..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

Underworld: Evolution
This tale of the ongoing hostilities between vampires and werewolves is pockmarked by the discordant likes of Puscifer and Slipknot.
"...Len Wiseman. Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Shane Brolly, Bill Nighy and Michael Sheen. Len Wiseman and other genre..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

DVD Watch: ‘Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene’
The first American-produced portrait of the titan of British letters
"...Hazzard, John Mortimer), and narration (by Derek Jacobi, with Bill Nighy reading Greene’s letters in voiceover), Dangerous Edge nonetheless..."

April 30, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
A troupe of top-tier British thesps raises this crowd-pleasing pap into something enjoyable,
"...John Madden. Starring: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup, Dev Patel,..."

May 11, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

G-Force
In its gadget-lust and obvious Transformers envy, G-Force is a loud and stupid Jerry Bruckheimer production, and its guinea pig spies are similarly crude.
"...Directed by: Hoyt Yeatman. Starring: Bill Nighy, Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Kelli Garner, Gabriel Casseus,..."

July 31, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Sloppy Kisses to BBC, Vulcan Video
Singing the praises of State of Play and Vulcan Video
"...and the newspaper team assigned to investigate (led by Bill Nighy at the top of his craggy-bastard game). What..."

May 22, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker
Based on the first of a series of youth adventure books by Anthony Horowitz, this film introduces the teenage spy to film audiences.
"...Bolger, Robbie Coltrane, Stephen Fry, Damian Lewis, Ewan McGregor, Bill Nighy, Sophie Okonedo, Missi Pyle, Mickey Rourke, Andy Serkis..."

Nov. 10, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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