Bee Season (2005)

SCOTT McGEHEE, DAVID SIEGEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA, 2005.  Bee Season Productions Inc., Fox Searchlight Pictures, Bona Fide Productions, i5 Films, Epsilon Motion Pictures, Fox Searchlab, Major Studio Partners, Merkel Verwaltungsgesellschaft Filmproduktions, Regency Enterprises.  Screenplay by Naomi Foner, based on the novel by Myla Goldberg.  Cinematography by Giles Nuttgens.  Produced by Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa.  Music by Peter…

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Final Analysis (1992)

PHIL JOANOU Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1992.  Warner Bros., Witt/Thomas Productions, Roven-Cavallo Entertainment.  Story by Robert Berger, Wesley Strick, Screenplay by Wesley Strick.  Cinematography by Jordan Cronenweth.  Produced by Paul Junger Witt, Charles Roven, Tony Thomas.  Music by George Fenton.  Production Design by Dean Tavoularis.  Costume Design by Aude Bronson-Howard.  Film Editing by Thom Noble.   Tepid thriller that goes far…

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Funny Lady (1975)

HERBERT ROSS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1975.  Columbia Pictures, Rastar Pictures.  Story by Arnold Schulman, Screenplay by Jay Presson Allen, Arnold Schulman.  Cinematography by James Wong Howe.  Produced by Ray Stark.  Music by Fred Ebb, John Kander, Peter Matz.  Production Design by George Jenkins.  Costume Design by Ray Aghayan, Bob Mackie.  Film Editing by Marion Rothman.  Academy Awards 1975.  Golden Globe Awards 1975. Is…

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McCabe And Mrs. Miller (1971)

ROBERT ALTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1971.  David Foster Productions, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Robert Altman, Brian McKay, based on the novel McCabe by Edmund Naughton.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced by Mitchell Brower, David Foster.  Production Design by Leon Ericksen.  Film Editing by Lou Lombardo.  Academy Awards 1971.   Warren Beatty shows up in a nineteenth-century Western town that is…

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Brewster McCloud (1970)

ROBERT ALTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1970.  Lion’s Gate Films.  Screenplay by Doran William Cannon.  Cinematography by Lamar Boren, Jordan Cronenweth.  Produced by Lou Adler, John Phillips.  Music by Gene Page.  Production Design by E. Preston Ames, George W. Davis.  Film Editing by Lou Lombardo.   Hilariously bent comedy-fantasy about a young man (Bud Cort) whose only friend is a…

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MASH (1970)

ROBERT ALTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1970.  Aspen Productions, Ingo Preminger Productions, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Ring Lardner Jr., based on the novel by Richard Hooker.  Cinematography by Harold E. Stine.  Produced by Ingo Preminger.  Music by Johnny Mandel.  Production Design by Arthur Lonergan, Jack Martin Smith, Michael Friedman.  Film Editing by Danford B. Greene.  Academy Awards 1970.  Cannes…

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