The Safety Of Objects (2001)

ROSE TROCHE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2001.  Renaissance Films, Vulcan Productions, Infilm, Killer Films, Ontario Film Development Corporation.  Screenplay by Rose Troche, based on the stories by A.M. Homes.  Cinematography by Enrique Chediak.  Produced by Dorothy Berwin, Christine Vachon.  Music by Barb Morrison, Charles Nieland, Nance Nieland.  Production Design by Andrea Stanley.  Costume Design by Laura Jean Shannon.  Film Editing by Geraldine…

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Police Academy 4: Citizens On Patrol

B (out of 5) Not that the Police Academy movies had much going for them in the first place, but by this point they were really starting to run out of steam. In this lame installment, the police force recruits citizens onto the team in order to improve governmental relations between the people and the…

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Mr. Mom

BBBB (out of 5) Auto engineer Michael Keaton has his life turned upside-down when harsh economic times see him get laid off and his wife (Teri Garr) goes out and gets a job. As she becomes more successful at the advertising firm where she works, he becomes more and more of a disaster as a domestic…

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The Last Detail (1973)

HAL ASHBY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1973.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Bright-Persky Associates, Acrobat Productions.  Screenplay by Robert Towne, based on the novel by Darryl Ponicsan.  Cinematography by Michael Chapman.  Produced by Gerald Ayres.  Music by Johnny Mandel.  Production Design by Michael D. Haller.  Costume Design by Theodore D. Parvin.  Film Editing by Robert C. Jones.  Academy Awards 1973.  Cannes Film Festival 1974.  Golden Globe…

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