Short Eyes (1977)

ROBERT M. YOUNG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1977.  Screenplay by Miguel Pinero, based on his play. Cinematography by Peter Sova. Produced by Lewis Harris, Robert M. Young. Music by Curtis Mayfield.  Production Design by Joe Babas. Costume Design by Paul Martino. Film Editing by Edward Beyer. Miguel Pineyro’s Tony-nominated play, based on his own experiences behind bars, is adapted to…

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BB (out of 5) The creation of the four-part poem that gained Allen Ginsberg the notoriety and fame that lasted the rest of his life is the subject of this howlingly boring docudrama by Jeffrey Friedman and Rob Epstein, Academy Award-winning documentarians who have turned to narrative film for the first time. In an effort…

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