Apollo 11 (2019)

TODD DOUGLAS MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2019.  CNN Films, Statement Pictures.  Cinematography by Adam Holender.  Produced by Evan Krauss, Todd Douglas Miller, Thomas Peterson.  Music by Matt Morton.  Film Editing by Todd Douglas Miller.  To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the walk on the moon, an event that propelled scientific achievement … More Apollo 11 (2019)

Rate this:

Wide Awake

BB (out of 5) M. Night Shyamalan preceded his mega-successful thriller The Sixth Sense with this tender little tale about a precocious young school boy who cannot get over the loss of his beloved grandfather (Robert Loggia). He decides he wants to take a challenge up with God and try and first get a sign from … More Wide Awake

Rate this:

Midnight Cowboy

BBBBB (out of 5) Cowboy Jon Voight leaves a boring small town life behind and heads to New York City where he plans to become a big-time hustler, studding himself out to gorgeous, rich women and living the high life. The jolt of reality he receives instead is some occasionally willing older women and guys giving … More Midnight Cowboy

Rate this:

Smoke

BB.5 (out of 5) A corner cigar shop in Brooklyn is the center of activity in this well-intentioned but uninteresting film. The story’s main focus is the store’s owner (Harvey Keitel) and the many relationships that he forges and ruins in the course of a few days. Stockard Channing is excellent as an old flame, but … More Smoke

Rate this:

Blue In The Face

BB.5 (out of 5) The filmmakers who created Smoke found themselves with leftover characters and sets from the first film and decided to make a sort of semi-sequel. Instead of a script, they based the film entirely on the improvisations of the actors involved, and the film plays out more like Actors Studio exercises then … More Blue In The Face

Rate this: