King Lear (1987)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB USA/Bahamas/France/Switzerland, 1987. The Cannon Group, Golan-Globus Productions. Screenplay by Richard Debuisne, Jean-Luc Godard, Norman Mailer, Peter Sellars. Cinematography by Sophie Maintigneux. Produced by Yoram Globus, Menahem Golan. Film Editing by Jean-Luc Godard. Toronto International Film Festival 1987. If you show up thinking that the likes of Jean-Luc…

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Hellraiser (1987)

CLIVE BARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 United Kingdom, 1987. New World Pictures, Cinemarque Entertainment BV, Film Futures, Rivdel Films. Screenplay by Clive Barker, based on his novel. Cinematography by Robin Vidgeon. Produced by Christopher Figg. Music by Christopher Young. Production Design by Michael Buchanan. Costume Design by Joanna Johnston. Film Editing by Richard…

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Pathfinder (1987)

NILS GAUP Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 Original title: Ofelas Norway, 1987.  Filmkameratene A/S, Mayco, Norsk Film, Norway Film Development.  Screenplay by Nils Gaup.  Cinematography by Erling Thurmann-Andersen.  Produced by Erik Disch, John M. Jacobsen.  Music by Kjetil Bjerkestrand, Marius Müller, Nils-Aslak Valkeapää.   Production Design by Harald Egede-Nissen.   Film Editing by Nils Pagh Andersen. …

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Cobra Verde (1987)

WERNER HERZOG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  West Germany/Ghana, 1987.  Werner Herzog Filmproduktion, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, Ghana Film Industry Corporation.   Screenplay by Werner Herzog, based on the novel by Bruce Chatwin.  Cinematography by Viktor Ruzicka.   Produced by Lucki Stipetic.   Music by Popol Vuh.   Production Design by Ulrich Bergfelder.   Costume Design by Gisela Storch.   Film…

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Border Radio (1987)

ALLISON ANDERS, DEAN LENT, KURT VOSS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1987.   Coyote Productions.   Screenplay by Allison Anders, Dean Lent, Kurt Voss.  Cinematography by Dean Lent.  Produced by Marcus DeLeon.  Music by Dave Alvin.  Independent Spirit Awards 1988.   Allison Anders made her film debut with his project that she co-directed with her former…

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Demon Of Paradise (1987)

CIRIO H. SANTIAGO Bil’s rating (out of 5): 0.  Philippines, 1987 .  Concorde-New Horizons, New Horizons Picture.  Screenplay by Frederick Bailey, C.J. Santiago.  Cinematography by Ricardo Remias.  Produced by Rodman Flender, Leonard Hermes, Matt Leipzig, Cirio H. Santiago.  Music by Ding Achacoso.  Production Design by Joe Mari Avellana.  Costume Design by Elvie Santos.  Film Editing…

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Maid To Order (1987)

AMY HOLDEN JONES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1987.  Vista Organization.  Screenplay by Amy Holden Jones, Perry Howze, Randy Howze.  Cinematography by Shelly Johnson.  Produced by Mort Engelberg, Herb Jaffe.  Music by Georges Delerue.  Production Design by Jeffrey Townsend.  Costume Design by Lisa Jensen.  Film Editing by Jean Jellinek Jones, Sidney Wolinsky. Ally…

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Innerspace (1987)

JOE DANTE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1987.  Warner Bros., The Guber-Peters Company, Amblin Entertainment.  Story by Chip Proser, Screenplay by Jeffrey Boam, Chip Proser.  Cinematography by Andrew Laszlo.  Produced by Michael Finnell.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by James H. Spencer.  Costume Design by Rosanna Norton.  Film Editing by Kent Beyda. …

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Harry And The Hendersons (1987)

WILLIAM DEAR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.   USA, 1987.  Amblin Entertainment, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by William Dear, Bill Martin, Ezra D. Rappaport.  Cinematography by Allen Daviau.  Produced by William Dear, Richard Vane.  Music by Bruce Broughton.  Production Design by Jim Bissell.  Costume Design by Peter V. Saldutti, Marla Denise Schlom.  Film Editing by Donn Cambern.  Academy Awards 1987. A vacation in Mt. Rainier…

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A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

CHUCK RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   USA, 1987.  New Line Cinema, Heron Communications, Smart Egg Pictures.  Story by Wes Craven, Bruce Wagner, Screenplay by Wes Craven, Bruce Wagner, Frank Darabont, Chuck Russell, based on characters created by Wes Craven.  Cinematography by Roy H. Wagner.  Produced by Robert Shaye.  Music by Angelo Badalamenti.  Production Design by C.J. Strawn, Mick Strawn.  Costume Design…

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Lionheart (1987)

FRANKLIN J. SCHAFFNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   Hungary/USA, 1987.  Hungaro, Mafilm, TaliaFilm II Productions.  Story by Menno Meyjes, Screenplay by Menno Meyjes, Richard Outten.  Cinematography by Alec Mills.  Produced by Stanley O’Toole, Talia Shire.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Gil Parrondo.  Costume Design by Nanà Cecchi.  Film Editing by David Bretherton, Richard Haines. One of the least well known of the many medievalish-themed…

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Nightmaster (1987)

MARK JOFFE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Australia/Canada, 1987.  Cine-Funds Limited, Somerset Film Productions.  Screenplay by Michael McGennan.  Cinematography by Martin McGrath.  Produced by Jan Tyrrell, James M. Vernon.  Music by David Skinner.  Production Design by Michael Ralph.  Costume Design by Helen Hooper.  Film Editing by Lindsay Frazer. Silly action film that will have some appeal for young people, though it’s too…

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