Road House (1989)

ROWDY HERRINGTON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1989.  Silver Pictures, Star Partners II Ltd..  Story by R. Lance Hill, Screenplay by R. Lance Hill, Hilary Henkin.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by Joel Silver.  Music by Michael Kamen.  Production Design by William J. Durrell Jr..  Costume Design by Marilyn Vance.  Film Editing by…

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Halloween III: Season Of The Witch (1982)

TOMMY LEE WALLACE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1982.  Dino De Laurentiis Company, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Tommy Lee Wallace.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by John Carpenter, Debra Hill.  Music by John Carpenter, Alan Howarth.  Production Design by Peter Jamison.  Costume Design by Jane Ruhm.  Film Editing by Millie Moore.  With the…

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Halloween 2 (1981)

RICK ROSENTHAL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.   USA, 1981.  Dino De Laurentiis Company, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by John Carpenter, Debra Hill, based on characters created by John Carpenter and Debra Hill.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by John Carpenter, Debra Hill.  Music by John Carpenter, Alan Howarth.  Production Design by J. Michael Riva.  Costume Design by Jane Ruhm.  Film Editing by Mark…

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What Women Want

BB.5 (out of 5) Mel Gibson is ridiculous in this really, really, really long comedy about a man who is suddenly given the ability to hear the inner thoughts of the women around him (including female animals).  Helen Hunt is the new office colleague who doesn’t know that her mind is being plundered for good ideas that…

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The Holiday (2006)

NANCY MEYERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2006.  Columbia Pictures, Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Waverly Films.  Screenplay by Nancy Meyers.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by Bruce A. Block, Nancy Meyers.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Jon Hutman.  Costume Design by Marlene Stewart.  Film Editing by Joe Hutshing.   Kate Winslet is heartbroken when she discovers that the man who dumped her…

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The Flintstones (1994)

BRIAN LEVANT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1994.  Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Hanna-Barbera Productions.  Screenplay by Tom S. Parker, Jim Jennewein, Steven E. de Souza.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by Bruce Cohen.  Music by David Newman.  Production Design by Eloy Lobato, William Sandell.  Costume Design by Rosanna Norton.  Film Editing by Kent Beyda. Brian Levant does absolutely nothing interesting with…

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Hook (1991)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1991.  Amblin Entertainment, TriStar Pictures. Screen story by James V. Hart, Nick Castle, Screenplay by James V. Hart, Malia Scotch Marmo, based on the play and books by J.M. Barrie.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Gerald R. Molen.  Music by John Williams.  Production Design by Norman Garwood.  Costume Design…

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Jurassic Park (1993)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 1993.  Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment.  Screenplay by Michael Crichton, David Koepp, based on the novel by Michael Crichton.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Gerald R. Molen.  Music by John Williams.  Production Design by Rick Carter.  Costume Design by Eric H. Sandberg, Sue Moore.  Film Editing by Michael Kahn.  Academy Awards 1993.   Sam Neill and Laura…

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Apollo 13 (1995)

RON HOWARD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  USA, 1995.  Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment.  Screenplay by William Broyles Jr., Al Reinert, based on the book Lost Moon by Jim Lovell, Jeffrey Kluger.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by Brian Grazer.  Music by James Horner.  Production Design by Michael Corenblith.  Costume Design by Rita Ryack.  Film Editing by Daniel P. Hanley, Mike Hill.  Academy Awards 1995.  Golden…

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

ROBERT ZEMECKIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1988.  Touchstone Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Silver Screen Partners III.  Screenplay by Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman, based on the novel Who Censored Roger Rabbit by Gary K. Wolf.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by Frank Marshall, Robert Watts.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by Roger Cain, Elliot Scott.  Costume Design by Joanna Johnston.  Film Editing…

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Death Becomes Her (1992)

ROBERT ZEMECKIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1992.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Martin Donovan, David Koepp.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by Steve Starkey, Robert Zemeckis.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by Rick Carter.  Costume Design by Joanna Johnston.  Film Editing by Arthur Schmidt.  Academy Awards 1992.  Golden Globe Awards 1992.   Funny, fast-paced black comedy directed with melodramatic verve by Robert…

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Back To The Future Part III

BBBB (out of 5) The fun continues! When filming began on the set of Back To The Future Part II, the filmmakers decided that they had far too much story for one film and ended up making two instead. This left a dull, shallow sequel (II) followed by a much more satisfying, entertaining ride (III)….

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