Masquerade (1988)

BOB SWAIM Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 USA, 1988. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Michael Levy Enterprises. Screenplay by Dick Wolf. Cinematography by David Watkin. Produced by Michael I. Levy. Music by John Barry. Production Design by John Kasarda. Costume Design by John Boxer. Film Editing by Scott Conrad. Cashing in on the popularity of steamy erotic thrillers…

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Police Academy (1984)

HUGH WILSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1984.  The Ladd Company, Warner Bros..  Story by Neal Israel, Pat Proft, Screenplay by Neal Israel, Pat Proft, Hugh Wilson.  Cinematography by Michael D. Margulies.  Produced by Paul Maslansky.  Music by Robert Folk.  Production Design by Trevor Williams.  Costume Design by Christopher Ryan.  Film Editing by Robert Brown, Zach Staenberg.   The milestone series in cinematic idiocy got…

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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

NICHOLAS MEYER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1991.  Paramount Pictures.  Story by Leonard Nimoy, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Screenplay by Nicholas Meyer, Denny Martin Flinn, based on the television series Star Trek by Gene Roddenberry.  Cinematography by Hiro Narita.  Produced by Steven-Charles Jaffe, Ralph Winter.  Music by Cliff Eidelman.  Production Design by Herman F. Zimmerman.  Costume Design by Dodie Shepard.  Film Editing…

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Sex And The City 2 (2010)

MICHAEL PATRICK KING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2010.  New Line Cinema, Home Box Office, HBO Films, Village Roadshow Pictures.  Screenplay by Michael Patrick King, based on the television series created by Darren Star, and characters created by Candace Bushnell.  Cinematography by John Thomas.  Produced by Michael Patrick King, John P. Melfi, Sarah Jessica Parker, Darren Star.  Music by…

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Sex And The City (2008)

MICHAEL PATRICK KING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2008.  New Line Cinema, Home Box Office, Darren Star Productions.  Screenplay by Michael Patrick King, based on the television series created by Darren Star, and characters created by Candace Bushnell.  Cinematography by John Thomas.  Produced by Michael Patrick King, John P. Melfi, Sarah Jessica Parker, Darren Star.  Music by Dean Landon,…

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The Bonfire Of The Vanities (1990)

BRIAN DE PALMA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1990.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Michael Cristofer, based on the novel by Tom Wolfe.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced by Brian De Palma, Chris F. Woods.  Music by Dave Grusin.  Production Design by Richard Sylbert.  Costume Design by Ann Roth.  Film Editing by Bill Pankow, David Ray. Brian DePalma makes a huge mess…

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Unforgettable (1996)

JOHN DAHL Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA, 1996.  Dino De Laurentiis Company, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Spelling Films.  Screenplay by Bill Geddie.  Cinematography by Jeff Jur.  Produced by Dino De Laurentiis, Martha De Laurentiis.  Music by Christopher Young.  Production Design by Robert Pearson.  Costume Design by Glenne Campbell, Terry Dresbach.  Film Editing by Eric L. Beason, Scott Chestnut.   Ridiculous thriller is about as cheeky as…

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Porky’s (1981)

BOB CLARK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  Canada/USA, 1981.  Melvin Simon Productions, Astral Bellevue Pathé.  Screenplay by Bob Clark.  Cinematography by Reginald H. Morris.  Produced by Don Carmody, Bob Clark.  Music by Paul Zaza, Carl Zittrer.  Production Design by Reuben Freed.  Costume Design by Mary E. McLeod, Larry S. Wells.  Film Editing by Stan Cole.   At an average American high school in the…

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The Ghost Writer (2010)

ROMAN POLANSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  France/Germany/United Kingdom, 2010.  R.P. Productions, France 2 Cinéma, Studio Babelsberg, Runteam, Pathé, Canal+, StudioCanal, France Télévisions, CinéCinéma, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Summit Entertainment.  Screenplay by Roman Polanski, Robert Harris, based on the novel The Ghost by Robert Harris.  Cinematography by Pawel Edelman.  Produced by Robert Benmussa, Roman Polanski, Alain Sarde.  Music by Alexandre Desplat.  Production Design…

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Live Nude Girls (1995)

JULIANNA LAVIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):    BBB.  USA, 1995.  IRS Media, Republic Pictures, Spelling Entertainment, Steve White Properties.  Screenplay by Julianna Lavin.  Cinematography by Christopher Taylor.  Produced by Barry Bernardi, Cara Tapper, Steve White.  Music by Anton Sanko.  Production Design by Jerry Fleming.  Costume Design by Israel Segal.  Film Editing by Kathryn Himoff.   Very funny ensemble comedy benefits from an excellent cast….

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