Small Wonders (1995)

ALLAN MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB Alternate title:  Fiddlefest USA, 1995.  Four Oaks Foundation.  Cinematography by Kramer Morgenthau.  Produced by Susan Kaplan, Allan Miller.  Film Editing by Allan Miller.   Those who enjoyed the Meryl Streep film Music of the Heart should definitely get a look at the documentary that inspired it. Originally titled Fiddlefest when it was nominated…

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Music Of The Heart (1999)

WES CRAVEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1999.  Craven-Maddalena Films, Miramax.  Screenplay by Pamela Gray.  Cinematography by Peter Deming.  Produced by Susan Kaplan, Marianne Maddalena, Allan Miller, Walter Scheuer.  Music by Mason Daring.  Production Design by Bruce Alan Miller.  Costume Design by Susan Lyall.  Film Editing by Gregg Featherman, Patrick Lussier.   Meryl Streep‘s performance as Harlem violin teacher Roberta Guaspari is so energetic that…

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Everyone Says I Love You (1996)

WOODY ALLEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   USA, 1996.  Miramax, Buena Vista Pictures, Magnolia Productions, Sweetland Films.  Screenplay by Woody Allen.  Cinematography by Carlo Di Palma.  Produced by Robert Greenhut.  Production Design by Santo Loquasto.  Costume Design by Jeffrey Kurland.  Film Editing by Susan E. Morse.   Woody Allen pays tribute to the classic musical genre but does not come up with anything…

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Fantasia 2000 (1999)

JAMES ALGAR, GAETAN BRIZZI, PAUL BRIZZI, HENDEL BUTOY, FRANCIS GLEBAS, ERIC GOLDBERG, DON HAHN, PIXOTE HUNT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1999.  Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Feature Animation.  Concepts by Joe Grant, Elena Driskill, Stories by Eric Goldberg, Gaetan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi, Story development by Perce Pearce, Carl Fallberg, Screenplay by Don Hahn, David Reynolds,…

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