A Time To Kill (1996)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA, 1996.  Regency Enterprises, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Akiva Goldsman, based on the novel by John Grisham. Cinematography by Peter Menzies Jr..  Produced by John Grisham, Hunt Lowry, Arnon Milchan, Michael G. Nathanson.  Music by Elliot Goldenthal.  Production Design by Larry Fulton.  Costume Design by Ingrid Ferrin.  Film Editing by William Steinkamp.  Golden Globe Awards 1996. One…

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The Grass Harp (1995)

CHARLES MATTHAU Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA, 1995.  Charles Matthau-Jerry Tokofsky-John Davis Productions, Fine Line Features, Grass Harp, New Line Cinema.  Screenplay by Stirling Silliphant, Kirk Ellis, based on the novella by Truman Capote.  Cinematography by John A. Alonzo.  Produced by James T. Davis, John Davis, Charles Matthau, Jerry Tokofsky.  Music by Patrick Williams.  Production Design by Paul Sylbert.  Costume Design…

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Songcatcher

BBBB (out of 5) Fascinating story directed by Maggie Greenwald (The Ballad of Little Jo) about a tight-laced musicologist (Janet McTeer) in the early twentieth century who is tired of being passed over for the full professorship that she has been working hard to earn for many years. Realizing that she’ll never get her due…

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Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil (1997)

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1997.  Warner Bros., Malpaso Productions, Silver Pictures.  Screenplay by John Lee Hancock, based on the book by John Berendt.  Cinematography by Jack N. Green.  Produced by Clint Eastwood, Arnold Stiefel.  Music by Lennie Niehaus.  Production Design by Henry Bumstead.  Costume Design by Deborah Hopper.  Film Editing by Joel Cox. Clint Eastwood’s drawn-out directorial style of film…

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The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (2008)

DAVID FINCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2008.  Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, The Kennedy/Marshall Company.  Story by Eric Roth, Robin Swicord, Screenplay by Eric Roth, based on the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald.  Cinematography by Claudio Miranda.  Produced by Cean Chaffin, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall.  Music by Alexandre Desplat.  Production Design by Donald Graham Burt.  Costume Design by Jacqueline West.  Film Editing by…

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Fried Green Tomatoes

BBBB.5 (out of 5) This marvelous journey had its inception in Fannie Flagg’s deliciously Southern novel Fried Green Tomatoes At The Whistle Stop Cafe. From there it made the transition to the big screen with its deeply sympathetic characters and enjoyably sentimental situations intact. Films like Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood and How To…

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