Stephen King’s Sleepwalkers (1992)

MICK GARRIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1992.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Victor & Grais Productions, Ion Pictures.  Screenplay by Stephen King.  Cinematography by Rodney Charters.   Produced by Michael Grais, Mark Victor, Nabeel Zahid.  Music by Nicholas Pike.  Production Design by John DeCuir Jr..  Costume Design by Michael W. Hoffman.  Film Editing by O. Nicholas Brown.   An incestuous mother and son turn out to … More Stephen King’s Sleepwalkers (1992)

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The River Wild

BBB.5 (out of 5) Meryl Streep takes her husband (David Strathairn) and son (Joseph Mazzello) on a white water-rafting trip for the first time since her teenage days, when it was her job as a guide. She’s thrown into the deep end when a trio of bad guys led by Kevin Bacon take the family hostage … More The River Wild

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A Mighty Wind

BB (out of 5) Christopher Guest and his troupe, that naughty collective of terrific comedians who gave us Waiting For Guffman and Best In Show, have come back to rip apart another American institution, folk music.  Following the death of a pioneer folk-music producer, the deceased’s son (Bob Balaban) decides to put on a concert with … More A Mighty Wind

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The Ladykillers (2004)

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.   Hilarious remake of the Alec Guinness classic has been reset by those crafty Coen Brothers in modern-day Mississippi. Irma P. Hall steals the show as a traditional, God-fearing, church-going widow who has rooms to rent in her home. When double-talking, gentlemanly Tom Hanks shows up at her … More The Ladykillers (2004)

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