Short Eyes (1977)

ROBERT M. YOUNG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1977.  Screenplay by Miguel Pinero, based on his play. Cinematography by Peter Sova. Produced by Lewis Harris, Robert M. Young. Music by Curtis Mayfield.  Production Design by Joe Babas. Costume Design by Paul Martino. Film Editing by Edward Beyer. Miguel Pineyro’s Tony-nominated play, based on his own experiences behind bars, is adapted to…

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Raging Bull

BBBBB (out of 5) Regarded by many as the jewel in Martin Scorsese’s crown, this is one of the best films ever made about boxing, right up there with Body And Soul.  Robert De Niro plays real-life pugilist Jake La Motta, who enjoyed great success as a young boxer only to be hampered by personal…

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