Ever After (1998)

ANDY TENNANT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1998.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Susannah Grant, Andy Tennant, Rick Parks, based on the story by Charles Perrault.  Cinematography by Andrew Dunn.  Produced by Mireille Soria, Tracey Trench.  Music by George Fenton.  Production Design by Michael Howells.  Costume Design by Jenny Beavan.  Film Editing by Roger Bondelli.   Richly enjoyable reboot of Cinderella finds Drew Barrymore as a…

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Irreconcilable Differences (1984)

CHARLES SHYER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1984.  Hemdale, Lantana, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Nancy Meyers, Charles Shyer.  Cinematography by William A. Fraker.  Produced by Arlene Sellers, Alex Winitsky.  Music by Paul De Senneville, Olivier Toussaint.  Production Design by Ida Random.  Costume Design by Joe I. Tompkins.  Film Editing by John F. Burnett.   Divorce between a couple is one thing, but what do…

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50 First Dates (2004)

PETER SEGAL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2004.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Happy Madison Productions, Anonymous Content, Flower Films.  Screenplay by George Wing.  Cinematography by Jack N. Green.  Produced by Jack Giarraputo, Steve Golin, Nancy Juvonen.  Music by Teddy Castellucci.  Production Design by Alan Au.  Costume Design by Ellen Lutter.  Film Editing by Jeff Gourson.   Adam Sandler plays a marine veterinarian living in sunny Hawaii who…

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Batman Forever (1995)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 1995.  Warner Bros., PolyGram Filmed Entertainment.  Story by Lee Batchler, Janet Scott Batchler, Screenplay by Lee Batchler, Janet Scott Batchler, Akiva Goldsman, based on characters created by Bob Kane.  Cinematography by Stephen Goldblatt.  Produced by Tim Burton, Peter Macgregor-Scott.  Music by Elliot Goldenthal.  Production Design by Barbara Ling.  Costume Design by Ingrid Ferrin,…

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The Client (1994)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 1994.  Warner Bros., Regency Enterprises, Alcor Films.  Screenplay by Akiva Goldsman, Robert Getchell, based on the novel by John Grisham.  Cinematography by Tony Pierce-Roberts.  Produced by Arnon Milchan, Steven Reuther.  Music by Howard Shore.  Production Design by Bruno Rubeo.  Costume Design by Ingrid Ferrin.  Film Editing by Robert Brown.   The best John Grisham novel adaptation made…

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Home Fries (1998)

DEAN PARISOT Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA, 1998.  Baltimore Pictures, Home Fries Productions Inc., Kasdan Pictures, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Vince Gilligan.  Cinematography by Jerzy Zielinski.  Produced by Mark Johnson, Lawrence Kasdan, Barry Levinson, Charles Newirth.  Music by Rachel Portman.  Production Design by Barry Robison.  Costume Design by Jill M. Ohanneson.  Film Editing by Nicholas C. Smith.   A messy comedy about…

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Charlie’s Angels (2000)

McG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/Germany, 2000.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Flower Films, Tall Trees Productions, Global Entertainment Productions GmbH & Company Medien KG.  Screenplay by Ryan Rowe, Ed Solomon, John August, based on the TV series by Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts.  Cinematography by Russell Carpenter.  Produced by Drew Barrymore, Leonard Goldberg, Nancy Juvonen.  Music by Ed Shearmur.  Production Design by J. Michael…

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Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

McG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2003.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Flower Films, Tall Trees Productions, Wonderland Sound and Vision.  Story by John August, Screenplay by John August, Cormac Wibberley, Marianne Wibberley, based on the television series of Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts.  Cinematography by Russell Carpenter.  Produced by Drew Barrymore, Leonard Goldberg, Nancy Juvonen.  Music by Ed Shearmur.  Production Design by J. Michael…

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Riding In Cars With Boys (2001)

PENNY MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2001.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Gracie Films, Parkway Productions.  Screenplay by Morgan Ward, based on the book by Beverly D’Onofrio.  Cinematography by Miroslav Ondricek.  Produced by Julie Ansell, James L. Brooks, Sara Colleton, Laurence Mark,Richard Sakai.  Music by Heitor Pereira, Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Bill Groom.  Costume Design by Cynthia Flynt.  Film Editing by Lawrence…

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Firestarter (1984)

MARK L. LESTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1984.  Dino De Laurentiis Company, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Stanley Mann, based on the novel by Stephen King.  Cinematography by Giuseppe Ruzzolini.  Produced by Frank Capra Jr..  Music by Tangerine Dream.  Production Design by Giorgio Postiglione.  Costume Design by Michael Butler.  Film Editing by David Rawlins, Ronald Sanders.   Drew Barrymore has mysterious powers of…

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Music And Lyrics (2007)

MARC LAWRENCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2007.  Castle Rock Entertainment, Village Roadshow Pictures, Reserve Room, Flower Films.  Screenplay by Marc Lawrence.  Cinematography by Xavier Perez Grobet.  Produced by Liz Glotzer, Martin Shafer.  Music by Adam Schlesinger.  Production Design by Jane Musky.  Costume Design by Susan Lyall.  Film Editing by Susan E. Morse. Marc Lawrence has made a fictional romantic-comedy that explores…

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He’s Just Not That Into You (2009)

KEN KWAPIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/Germany/Netherlands, 2009.  New Line Cinema, Flower Films, Internationale Filmproduktion Blackswan.  Screenplay by Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein, based on the book He’s Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth To Understanding Guys by Greg Behrendt, Liz Tuccillo.  Cinematography by John Bailey.  Produced by Nancy Juvonen.  Music by Cliff Eidelman.  Production Design by Gae S. Buckley.  Costume…

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