For Love Of The Game (1999)

SAM RAIMI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1999.  Universal Pictures, Beacon Pictures, Tig Productions, Mirage Enterprises.  Screenplay by Dana Stevens, based on the novel by Michael Shaara.  Cinematography by John Bailey.  Produced by Armyan Bernstein, Amy Robinson.  Music by Basil Poledouris.  Production Design by Neil Spisak.  Costume Design by Judianna Makovsky.  Film Editing by Eric L. Beason, Arthur Coburn.   Moody love story that…

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A Simple Plan (1998)

SAM RAIMI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/Germany/France/USA/Japan, 1998. British Broadcasting Corporation, Mutual Film Company, Paramount Pictures, Savoy Pictures, Tele München Fernseh Produktionsgesellschaft, Toho Company, Towa Video, Union Générale Cinématographique.  Screenplay by Scott B. Smith, based on the novel. Cinematography by Alar Kivilo.  Produced by James Jacks, Adam Schroeder.  Music by Danny Elfman.  Production Design by Patrizia von…

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The Rookie (2002)

JOHN LEE HANCOCK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2002.  98 MPH Productions, Gran Via, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Mike Rich.  Cinematography by John Schwartzman.  Produced by Mark Ciardi, Gordon Gray, Mark Johnson.  Music by Carter Burwell.  Production Design by Barry Robison.  Costume Design by Bruce Finlayson.  Film Editing by Eric L. Beason.   Dennis Quaid plays a high school baseball coach who was…

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Joy Ride (2001)

JOHN DAHL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5. USA, 2001.  Regency Enterprises, Epsilon Motion Pictures, New Regency Pictures, Bad Robot, LivePlanet.  Screenplay by Clay Tarver, J.J. Abrams.  Cinematography by Jeff Jur.  Produced by J.J. Abrams, Chris Moore.  Music by Marco Beltrami.  Production Design by Robert Pearson.  Costume Design by Terry Dresbach.  Film Editing by Eric L. Beason, Scott Chestnut, Todd E. Miller, Glen Scantlebury.  …

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Unforgettable (1996)

JOHN DAHL Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA, 1996.  Dino De Laurentiis Company, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Spelling Films.  Screenplay by Bill Geddie.  Cinematography by Jeff Jur.  Produced by Dino De Laurentiis, Martha De Laurentiis.  Music by Christopher Young.  Production Design by Robert Pearson.  Costume Design by Glenne Campbell, Terry Dresbach.  Film Editing by Eric L. Beason, Scott Chestnut.   Ridiculous thriller is about as cheeky as…

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The Last Seduction (1994)

JOHN DAHL Bil’s rating (out of 5):    BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1994.  Incorporated Television Company.  Screenplay by Steve Barancik.  Cinematography by Jeff Jur.  Produced by Jon Shestack.  Music by Joseph Vitarelli.  Production Design by Linda Pearl.  Costume Design by Terry Dresbach.  Film Editing by Eric L. Beason.   Linda Fiorentino is sensational in this lurid film noir, a role that would have earned her an Oscar nomination…

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