The Aristocats (1970)

WOLFGANG REITHERMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.    USA, 1970.  Walt Disney Productions.  Story by Larry Clemmons, Vance Gerry, Ken Anderson, Frank Thomas, Eric Cleworth, Julius Svendsen, Ralph Wright, based on a story by Tom McGowan, Tom Rowe.  Produced by Winston Hibler, Wolfgang Reitherman.  Music by George Bruns.  Production Design by Ken Anderson.  Film Editing by Tom Acosta.   Absolutely wonderful…

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Robin Hood (1973)

WOLFGANG REITHERMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1973.  Walt Disney Productions.  Story by Larry Clemmons, story sequences by Ken Anderson, Vance Gerry, Frank Thomas, Eric Cleworth, Julius Svendsen, David Michener, based on character and story conceptions by Ken Anderson.  Produced by Wolfgang Reitherman.  Music by George Bruns.  Production Design by Don Griffith.  Film Editing by Tom Acosta, James Melton.  …

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The Rescuers (1977)

WOLFGANG REITHERMAN, JOHN LOUNSBERY, ART STEVENS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1977.  Walt Disney Productions.  Story by Larry Clemmons, Ken Anderson, Frank Thomas, Vance Gerry, David Michener, Ted Berman, Fred Lucky, Burny Mattinson, Dick Sebast, based on the stories The Rescuers and Miss Bianca by Margery Sharp.  Produced by Wolfgang Reitherman.  Music by Artie Butler.  Production Design by Don…

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The Killing Of A Chinese Bookie (1976)

JOHN CASSAVETES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1976.  Faces Distribution.  Screenplay by John Cassavetes.  Cinematography by Mitch Breit, Al Ruban.  Produced by Al Ruban.  Music by Bo Harwood.  Production Design by Sam Shaw.  Costume Design by Mary Herne.  Film Editing by Tom Cornwell. Fans of John Cassavetes’ open-ended approach to filmmaking will delight in seeing him tackle the genre of film…

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The Incredibles (2004)

BRAD BIRD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2004.  Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Brad Bird.  Cinematography by Andrew Jimenez, Patrick Lin, Janet Lucroy.  Produced by John Walker.  Music by Michael Giacchino.  Production Design by Lou Romano.  Film Editing by Stephen Schaffer.  Academy Awards 2004.  AFI Awards 2004.    Golden Globe Awards 2004.  Las Vegas Film Critics Awards 2004.  National…

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The Iron Giant (1999)

BRAD BIRD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1999.  Warner Bros., Warner Bros. Animation, Warner Bros. Feature Animation.  Story by Brad Bird, Screenplay by Tim McCanlies, based on the book by Ted Hughes.  Cinematography by Steven Wilzbach.  Produced by Allison Abbate,Des McAnuff.  Music by Michael Kamen.  Production Design by Mark Whiting.  Film Editing by Darren T. Holmes.  Las Vegas Film Critics Awards…

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Paris 36

CHRISTOPHE BARRATIER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   Original title:  Faubourg 36 New Years Eve 1935 is not a good day for vaudeville in Paris. A theatre owner’s debts to a local mob boss have finally caught up with him and he turns ownership of his popular music hall over, leaving its employees and performers without work…

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