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…

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The Goodbye Girl (1977)

HERBERT ROSS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1977.  Warner Bros., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Rastar Pictures.  Screenplay by Neil Simon.  Cinematography by David M. Walsh.  Produced by Ray Stark.  Music by Dave Grusin. Production Design by Albert Brenner.  Costume Design by Ann Roth.  Film Editing by John F. Burnett.   Marsha Mason plays a single mother who moves into a new apartment only to find that…

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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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Speed (1994)

JAN de BONT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1994.  The Mark Gordon Company, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Graham Yost.  Cinematography by Andrzej Bartkowiak.  Produced by Mark Gordon.  Music by Mark Mancina.  Production Design by Jackson De Govia. Costume Design by Ellen Mirojnick.  Film Editing by John Wright.   Cinematographer Jan de Bont’s directorial debut is a fantastic action flick that grabs hold of…

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