Across 110th Street (1973)

BARRY SHEAR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 USA, 1973. Film Guarantors. Screenplay by Luther Davis, based on the novel Across 110th by Wally Ferris. Cinematography by Jack Priestley. Produced by Fouad Said, Ralph B. Sharpe. Music by J.J. Johnson. Production Design by Perry Watkins. Costume Design by Joseph Fretwell III. Film Editing by Byron…

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About Last Night (1986)

EDWARD ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1986.  TriStar Pictures, Delphi V Productions.  Screenplay by Tim Kazurinsky, Denise DeClue, based on the play Sexual Perversity in Chicago by David Mamet.   Cinematography by Andrew Dintenfass.   Produced by Jason Brett, Stuart Oken.   Music by Miles Goodman.   Production Design by Ida Random.   Costume Design by Deborah…

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The Exorcist III (1990)

WILLIAM PETER BLATTY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.   USA, 1990.  Morgan Creek Entertainment.  Screenplay by William Peter Blatty, based on his novel Legion.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced by Carter deHaven.  Music by Barry De Vorzon.  Production Design by Leslie Dilley.  Costume Design by Dana Lyman.  Film Editing by Peter Lee-Thompson, Todd C. Ramsay.  William Peter Blatty takes the franchise over as…

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The Ninth Configuration (1980)

WILLIAM PETER BLATTY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.   USA, 1980.  Ninth Configuration.  Screenplay by William Peter Blatty, based on his novel Twinkle Twinkle Killer Kane.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced by William Peter Blatty.  Music by Barry De Vorzon.  Production Design by Bill Malley.  Costume Design by Tom Bronson.  Film Editing by Battle Davis, Tony de Zarraga, Peter Lee-Thompson, Roberto Silvi.   William…

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Illuminata (1998)

JOHN TURTURRO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Spain/USA/Japan, 1998.  CDI, GreeneStreet Films, JVC Entertainment Networks, Overseas FilmGroup, Sogepaq.  Screenplay by Brandon Cole, John Turturro, based on the play by Brandon Cole.  Cinematography by Harris Savides.  Produced by John Penotti, John Turturro.  Music by Arnold Black, William Bolcom.  Production Design by Robin Standefer.  Costume Design by Roman Paska, Donna Zakowska.  Film Editing by Michael Berenbaum.  Cannes Film…

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Back To The Future (1985)

ROBERT ZEMECKIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1985.  Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment.  Screenplay by Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by Neil Canton, Bob Gale.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by Lawrence G. Paull.  Costume Design by Deborah Lynn Scott.  Film Editing by Harry Keramidas, Arthur Schmidt.   This first instalment in the popular science-fiction trilogy is still…

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Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (1977)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1977.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, EMI Films, Julia Phillips and Michael Phillips Productions.  Screenplay by Steven Spielberg.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced by Julia Phillips, Michael Phillips.  Music by John Williams.  Production Design by Joe Alves.  Costume Design by James Linn.  Film Editing by Michael Kahn.   Critics and audiences alike wondered how Steven Spielberg would follow the phenomenal success…

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