Smooth Talk (1985)

JOYCE CHOPRA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB United Kingdom/USA, 1985. American Playhouse, Goldcrest Films International, Nepenthe Productions, Palmyra Films. Screenplay by Tom Cole, based on the story Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been by Joyce Carol Oates. Cinematography by James Glennon. Produced by Martin Rosen. Music by Russ Kunkel, George Massenburg, Bill…

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Hidalgo (2004)

JOE JOHNSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA, 2004.  Touchstone Pictures, Casey Silver Productions, Dune Films.  Screenplay by John Fusco.  Cinematography by Shelly Johnson.  Produced by Casey Silver.    Music by James Newton Howard.   Production Design by Barry Robison.   Costume Design by Jeffrey Kurland.   Film Editing by Robert Dalva.   Inspired by the supposedly true story of Frank Hopkins (most…

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Please Give (2010)

NICOLE HOLOFCENER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2010.  Sony Pictures Classics, Likely Story, Feelin’ Guilty.  Screenplay by Nicole Holofcener.  Cinematography by Yaron Orbach.  Produced by Anthony Bregman.  Music by Tim LeFebvre, Marcelo Zarvos.  Production Design by Mark White.  Costume Design by Ane Crabtree.  Film Editing by Robert Frazen.  Dorian Awards 2010.  National Board of Review Awards 2010.  Phoenix Film Critics Awards 2010. Nicole Holocener…

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Amadeus (1984)

MILOS FORMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1984.  AMLF, The Saul Zaentz Company.  Screenplay by Peter Shaffer, based on his play.  Cinematography by Miroslav Ondricek.  Produced by Saul Zaentz.  Music by Neville Marriner.  Production Design by Patrizia von Brandenstein. Costume Design by Theodor Pistek.  Film Editing by Michael Chandler, T.M. Christopher, Nena Danevic.   The difficult, jealous relationship between genius Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart…

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