That’s Life (1986)

BLAKE EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 USA, 1986. Blake Edwards, Delphi V Productions, Paradise Cove Productions, Ubilam Productions. Screenplay by Milton Wexler, Blake Edwards. Cinematography by Anthony B. Richmond. Produced by Tony Adams, Jonathan D. Krane. Music by Henry Mancini. Production Design by Tony Marando. Costume Design by Tracy Tynan. Film Editing by…

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About Last Night (1986)

EDWARD ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1986.  TriStar Pictures, Delphi V Productions.  Screenplay by Tim Kazurinsky, Denise DeClue, based on the play Sexual Perversity in Chicago by David Mamet.   Cinematography by Andrew Dintenfass.   Produced by Jason Brett, Stuart Oken.   Music by Miles Goodman.   Production Design by Ida Random.   Costume Design by Deborah…

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Sorority House Massacre (1986)

CAROL FRANK Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1986.  Concorde Pictures.  Screenplay by Carol Frank.  Cinematography by Marc Reshovsky.  Produced by Ron Diamond.  Music by Michael Wetherwax.  Production Design by Susan Emshwiller.  Costume Design by Liz Warner.  Film Editing by Jeff Wishengrad. Beth has joined a college sorority but, when she arrives at the…

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My Chauffeur (1986)

DAVID BEAIRD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1986.  Crown International Pictures, Marimark Productions.  Screenplay by David Beaird.  Cinematography by Harry Mathias.  Produced by Marilyn Jacobs Tenser.  Music by Paul Hertzog.  Production Design by C.J. Strawn.  Costume Design by Camile Morris.  Film Editing by Richard E. Westover.  A restaurant dishwasher gets a fancy letter…

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The Money Pit (1986)

RICHARD BENJAMIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.   USA, 1986.  Amblin Entertainment, U-Drive Productions, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by David Giler.  Cinematography by Gordon Willis.  Produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Art Levinson, Frank Marshall.  Music by Michel Colombier.  Production Design by Patrizia von Brandenstein.  Costume Design by Ruth Morley.  Film Editing by Jacqueline Cambas. Tom Hanks and Shelley Long are in love, their domestic bliss in her…

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Under The Cherry Moon (1986)

PRINCE Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.   USA, 1986.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Becky Johnston.  Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus.  Produced by Robert Cavallo, Steven Fargnoli, Joseph Ruffalo.  Music by Prince and the Revolution.  Production Design by Richard Sylbert.  Costume Design by Marie France.  Film Editing by Éva Gárdos, Rebecca Ross.   The success of Purple Rain, which included an Oscar for its star and composer…

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Windrider (1986)

VINCENT MONTON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.   Australia, 1986.  Barron Entertainment, Bush Christmas Productions Pty. Ltd..  Screenplay by Everett De Roche, Bonnie Harris.  Cinematography by Joseph Pickering.  Produced by Paul D. Barron.  Music by Kevin Peek.  Production Design by Phil Peters.  Costume Design by Noel Howell.  Film Editing by John Scott. Nicole Kidman has her first adult role in this…

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The Delta Force (1986)

MENAHEM GOLAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.   USA/Israel, 1986.  Golan-Globus Productions.  Screenplay by James Bruner, Menahem Golan.  Cinematography by David Gurfinkel.  Produced by Yoram Globus, Menahem Golan.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by Luciano Spadoni.  Costume Design by Tami Mor.  Film Editing by Alain Jakubowicz. Having previously made an Oscar nominated film about the 1976 Air France hijacking that resulted in…

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Pirates (1986)

ROMAN POLANSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  France/Tunisia, 1986.  Carthago Films S.a.r.l., Accent Films, Cominco.  Screenplay by Gerard Brach, Roman Polanski, from a screenplay by John Brownjohn.  Cinematography by Witold Sobocinski.  Produced by Tarak Ben Ammar.  Music by Philippe Sarde.  Production Design by Pierre Guffroy.  Costume Design by Anthony Powell.  Film Editing by Herve de Luze, William Reynolds.   Roman Polanski was possibly looking…

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The Green Ray (1986)

ERIC ROHMER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Original title:  Le Rayon Vert Alternative title:  Summer France, 1986.  Ministere de la Culture et de la Communication, P.T.T., Les Films du Losange, Ministères de la Culture de l’industrie et des P.T.T..  Scenario by Eric Rohmer, collaboration with Marie Rivière.  Cinematography by Sophie Maintigneux.  Produced by Margaret Menegoz.  Music by Jean-Louis Valéro.  Film Editing by…

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Hoosiers (1986)

DAVID ANSPAUGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1986.  De Haven Productions, Hemdale.  Screenplay by Angelo Pizzo.  Cinematography by Fred Murphy.  Produced by Carter DeHaven, Angelo Pizzo.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by David Nichols.  Costume Design by Jane Anderson.  Film Editing by Carroll Timothy O’Meara.   Gene Hackman plays a basketball coach with a dubious past who shows up in the tiny…

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‘Round Midnight (1986)

BERTRAND TAVERNIER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/France, 1986.  Little Bear, PECF.  Screenplay by David Rayfiel, Bertrand Tavernier, French translation by Colo Tavernier.  Cinematography by Bruno de Keyzer.  Produced by Irwin Winkler.  Music by Herbie Hancock.  Production Design by Alexandre Trauner.  Costume Design by Jacqueline Moreau.  Film Editing by Armand Psenny.   Fictional biography of a jazz musician that could easily be compared…

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