Skin Deep (1989)

BLAKE EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 USA, 1989. Beco Films, Morgan Creek Entertainment. Screenplay by Blake Edwards. Cinematography by Isidore Mankofsky. Produced by Tony Adams. Music by Henry Mancini. Production Design by Rodger Maus. Costume Design by Nolan Miller. Film Editing by Robert Pergament. Blake Edwards spent a great deal of his post-sixties…

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The Jazz Singer (1980)

RICHARD FLEISCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1980.  EMI Films.  Screenplay by Herbert Baker, adaptation by Stephen H. Foreman, based on the play by Samson Raphaelson.  Cinematography by Isidore Mankofsky.  Produced by Jerry Leider.  Music by Leonard Rosenman.  Production Design by Harry Horner.  Costume Design by Albert Wolsky.  Film Editing by Maury Winetrobe.   Neil Diamond makes an ill-advised acting debut in…

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Somewhere In Time (1980)

JEANNOT SZWARC Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1980.  Rastar Pictures.  Screenplay by Richard Matheson, based on his novel Bid Time Return.  Cinematography by Isidore Mankofsky.  Produced by Stephen Deutsch.  Music by John Barry.  Production Design by Seymour Klate.  Costume Design by Jean-Pierre Dorleac.  Film Editing by Jeff Gourson.   I call this one the Gone With The Wind of Harlequin romances. Christopher Reeve…

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The Muppet Movie (1979)

JAMES FRAWLEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1979.  Henson Associates, ITC Films.  Screenplay by Jack Burns, Jerry Juhl.  Cinematography by Isidore Mankofsky.  Produced by Jim Henson.  Music by Kenny Ascher, Paul Williams.  Production Design by Joel Schiller.  Costume Design by Gwen Capetanos.  Film Editing by Christopher Greenbury.   The first of many big screen adventures that would bring Jim Henson’s loveably furry creations to…

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