Short Eyes (1977)

ROBERT M. YOUNG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1977.  Screenplay by Miguel Pinero, based on his play. Cinematography by Peter Sova. Produced by Lewis Harris, Robert M. Young. Music by Curtis Mayfield.  Production Design by Joe Babas. Costume Design by Paul Martino. Film Editing by Edward Beyer. Miguel Pineyro’s Tony-nominated play, based on his own experiences behind bars, is adapted to…

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Escape From Alcatraz

BBBB (out of 5) Clint Eastwood plays a real-life escape artist whose breaks from prisons are so successful that he is placed in the world’s most impressive stronghold, Alcatraz, this time to hold him in for good. Thinking he’s finally got him beat, the Rock’s tense warden (Patrick McGoohan) has no idea what he’s in for when…

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