Five Corners (1987)

TONY BILL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 United Kingdom/USA, 1987. Cineplex Odeon Films, HandMade Films. Screenplay by John Patrick Shanley. Cinematography by Fred Murphy. Produced by Tony Bill, Forrest Murray. Music by James Newton Howard. Production Design by Adrianne Lobel. Costume Design by Peggy Farrell. Film Editing by Andy Blumenthal. John Patrick Shanley pays…

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A Rage In Harlem (1991)

BILL DUKE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1991.  Palace Pictures, Miramax.  Screenplay by John Toles-Bey, Bobby Crawford, based on the novel by Chester Himes.  Cinematography by Toyomichi Kurita.  Produced by Kerry Rock, Stephen Woolley.  Music by Elmer Bernstein, Jeff Vincent.  Production Design by Steven Legler.  Costume Design by Nele Samples.  Film Editing by Curtiss Clayton.   A magnificent shoot-out in mid-fifties Mississippi ends with…

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Blood And Wine (1997)

BOB RAFELSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA/United Kingdom, 1997.  Recorded Picture Company, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Marmont Productions, Blood & Wine Productions.  Story by Nick Villiers, Bob Rafelson, Screenplay by Nick Villiers, Alison Cross.  Cinematography by Newton Thomas Sigel.  Produced by Jeremy Thomas.  Music by Michal Lorenc.  Production Design by Richard Sylbert.  Costume Design by Lindy Hemming.  Film Editing by Steven Cohen.   So-so emotional…

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Presumed Innocent (1990)

ALAN J. PAKULA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1990.  Warner Bros., Mirage Enterprises.  Screenplay by Frank Pierson, Alan J. Pakula, based on the novel by Scott Turow.  Cinematography by Gordon Willis.  Produced by Sydney Pollack, Mark Rosenberg.  Music by John Williams.  Production Design by George Jenkins.  Costume Design by John Boxer.  Film Editing by Evan A. Lottman.   Harrison Ford plays a well-respected…

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G.I. Jane (1997)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.   USA, 1997.  Caravan Pictures, First Independent Films, Hollywood Pictures, Largo Entertainment, Moving Pictures, Scott Free Productions, Trap-Two-Zero Productions Inc..  Story by Danielle Alexandra, Screenplay by David Twohy, Danielle Alexandra.  Cinematography by Hugh Johnson.  Produced by Roger Birnbaum, Demi Moore, Ridley Scott, Suzanne Todd.  Music by Trevor Jones.  Production Design by Arthur Max.  Costume Design…

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JFK (1991)

OLIVER STONE Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA/France, 1991.  Warner Bros., Canal+, Regency Enterprises, Alcor Films, Ixtlan, Camelot.  Screenplay by Oliver Stone, Zachary Sklar, based on the book On The Trail of The Assassins by Jim Garrison, and the book Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy by Jim Marrs.  Cinematography by Robert Richardson.  Produced by A. Kitman Ho,…

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The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/Germany/USA, 1994.  Polygram Filmed Entertainment, PolyGram Filmproduktion, Silver Pictures, Warner Bros., Working Title Films.  Screenplay by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Sam Raimi.  Cinematography by Roger Deakins.  Produced by Ethan Coen.  Music by Carter Burwell.  Production Design by Dennis Gassner.  Costume Design by Richard Hornung.  Film Editing by Thom Noble.   Stylish and witty film by the Coen…

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