Love Field (1992)

JONATHAN KAPLAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1992.  Orion Pictures, Sanford/Pillsbury Productions, Via Rosa Productions.  Screenplay by Don Roos.  Cinematography by Ralf D. Bode.  Produced by Sarah Pillsbury, Midge Sanford.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Mark S. Freeborn.  Costume Design by Peter Mitchell.  Film Editing by Jane Kurson.  Academy Awards 1992.  Golden Globe Awards 1992.    New York Film Critics Awards 1992.   Sweet, heartfelt road…

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Bob Roberts (1992)

TIM ROBBINS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 1992.  Miramax, Live Entertainment, Polygram Filmed Entertainment, The Rank Organisation, Working Title Films.  Screenplay by Tim Robbins.  Cinematography by Jean Lepine.  Produced by Forrest Murray.  Music by David Robbins.  Production Design by Richard Hoover.  Costume Design by Bridget Kelly.  Film Editing by Lisa Zeno Churgin.  Golden Globe Awards 1992.  National Board of Review Awards 1992….

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A River Runs Through It (1992)

ROBERT REDFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1992.  Allied Filmmakers, Wildwood Enterprises.  Screenplay by Richard Friedenberg, based on the story by Norman Maclean.  Cinematography by Philippe Rousselot.  Produced by Patrick Markey, Amalia Mato, Robert Redford.  Music by Mark Isham.  Production Design by Jon Hutman.  Costume Design by Kathy O’Rear, Bernie Pollack.  Film Editing by Robert Estrin, Lynzee Klingman.  Academy Awards 1992.  Golden Globe Awards…

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Lorenzo’s Oil (1992)

GEORGE MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Universal Pictures, Kennedy Miller Productions.  USA, 1992.  Screenplay by George Miller, Nick Enright.  Cinematography by John Seale.  Produced by George Miller, Doug Mitchell.  Music by Christine Woodruff.  Production Design by Kristi Zea.  Costume Design by Colleen Atwood.  Film Editing by Marcus D’Arcy, Richard Francis-Bruce.  Academy Awards 1992.  Golden Globe Awards 1992.  New York Film Critics Awards 1992.   Nick…

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A League Of Their Own (1992)

PENNY MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1992.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Parkway Productions.  Story by Kim Wilson, Kelly Candaele, Screenplay by Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel.  Cinematography by Miroslav Ondricek.  Produced by Elliot Abbott, Robert Greenhut.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Bill Groom.  Costume Design by Cynthia Flynt.  Film Editing by Adam Bernardi, George Bowers.  Golden Globe Awards 1992.   With most able-bodied men off fighting…

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The Last Of The Mohicans (1992)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1992.  Morgan Creek Entertainment.  Screenplay by Michael Mann, Christopher Crowe, based on the 1936 screenplay by Philip Dunne, adaptation by John L. Balderston, Paul Perez, Daniel Moore,  and the novel by James Fenimore Cooper.  Cinematography by Dante Spinotti.  Produced by Hunt Lowry, Michael Mann.  Music by Randy Edelman, Trevor Jones.  Production…

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Used People (1992)

BEEBAN KIDRON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/Japan, 1992.  JVC Entertainment Networks, Largo Entertainment.  Screenplay by Todd Graff, based on his plays The Grandma Plays.  Produced by Peggy Rajski.  Music by Rachel Portman.  Production Design by Stuart Wurtzel.  Costume Design by Marilyn Vance.  Film Editing by John Tintori.  Cinematography by David Watkin.  Golden Globe Awards 1992.   Delightful romantic comedy by Beeban Kidron, about love among the…

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The Mambo Kings

BBBB (out of 5) Sturdy, enjoyable adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is best remembered for its introducing sexy Spanish heartthrob Antonio Banderas to English-speaking cinema. He and Armand Assante play Cuban musicians living in Miami whose various life experiences lead them through various volatile relationships and eventually to their big break playing their tunes on…

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Damage (1992)

LOUIS MALLE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Original title:  Fatale United Kingdom/France, 1992.  Nouvelles Editions de Films, Skreba Films, StudioCanal, European Co-production Fund, Channel Four Films, Canal+.  Screenplay by David Hare, based on the novel by Josephine Hart.  Cinematography by Peter Biziou.  Produced by Louis Malle.  Music by Zbigniew Preisner.  Production Design by Brian Morris.  Costume Design by Milena Canonero.  Film Editing by John…

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1492: Conquest Of Paradise (1992)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.   France/Spain, 1992.  Gaumont, Légende Films, France 3 Cinéma, Due West, Cyrkfilms, Ministère de la Culture, Spanish Ministry of Culture.  Screenplay by Rose Bosch.  Cinematography by Adrian Biddle.  Produced by Alain Goldman, Ridley Scott.  Music by Vangelis.  Production Design by Norris Spencer.  Costume Design by Charles Knode, Barbara Rutter.  Film Editing by William M. Anderson, Francoise…

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Death Becomes Her (1992)

ROBERT ZEMECKIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1992.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Martin Donovan, David Koepp.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by Steve Starkey, Robert Zemeckis.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by Rick Carter.  Costume Design by Joanna Johnston.  Film Editing by Arthur Schmidt.  Academy Awards 1992.  Golden Globe Awards 1992. Funny, fast-paced black comedy directed with melodramatic verve by Robert…

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Basic Instinct (1992)

PAUL VERHOEVEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/France, 1992.  Carolco Pictures, Canal+.  Screenplay by Joe Eszterhas.  Cinematography by Jan de Bont.  Produced by Alan Marshall.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Terence Marsh.  Costume Design by Ellen Mirojnick.  Film Editing by Frank J. Urioste.  Academy Awards 1992.  Cannes Film Festival 1992.  Golden Globe Awards 1992. Sharon Stone is so fantastic she makes a trashy film…

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