About Last Night (1986)

EDWARD ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1986.  TriStar Pictures, Delphi V Productions.  Screenplay by Tim Kazurinsky, Denise DeClue, based on the play Sexual Perversity in Chicago by David Mamet.   Cinematography by Andrew Dintenfass.   Produced by Jason Brett, Stuart Oken.   Music by Miles Goodman.   Production Design by Ida Random.   Costume Design by Deborah…

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‘Til There Was You (1997)

SCOTT WINANT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1997.  Lakeshore Entertainment, Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Winnie Holzman.  Cinematography by Bobby Bukowski.  Produced by Penney Finkelman Cox, Alan Poul, Tom Rosenberg.  Music by Terence Blanchard, Miles Goodman.  Production Design by Craig Stearns.  Costume Design by Enid Harris, Rita Salazar.  Film Editing by Joanna Cappuccilli Lovetti, Richard Marks.   Soulmates Jeanne Tripplehorn and Dylan McDermott are perfect for each other,…

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La Bamba (1987)

LUIS VALDEZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1987.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, New Visions.  Screenplay by Luis Valdez.  Cinematography by Adam Greenberg.  Produced by Bill Borden, Taylor Hackford.  Music by Miles Goodman, Carlos Santana.  Production Design by Vincent M. Cresciman.  Costume Design by Sylvia Vega-Vasquez.  Film Editing by Don Brochu, Sheldon Kahn.   Touching, energetic film biography of pop singer Richie Vallens, who was among the…

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Vital Signs (1990)

MARISA SILVER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA, 1990.  Twentieth Century Fox, CBS Entertainment Production.  Story by Larry Ketron, Screenplay by Larry Ketron, Jeb Stuart.  Cinematography by John Lindley.  Produced by Laurie Perlman, Cathleen Summers.  Music by Miles Goodman.  Production Design by Todd Hallowell.  Costume Design by Deborah Everton.  Film Editing by Robert Brown, Danford B. Greene.   A gaggle of pretty, overly charming med students…

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Jinxed (1982)

DON SIEGEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.    USA, 1982.  Herb Jaffe.  Story by Frank D. Gilroy, Screenplay by Frank D. Gilroy, David Newman.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced by Herb Jaffe.  Music by Miles Goodman, Bruce Roberts.  Production Design by Ted Haworth.  Costume Design by Robert De Mora.  Film Editing by Douglas Stewart. A blackjack dealer (Ken Wahl) is in a major professional crisis…

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Little Shop Of Horrors (1986)

FRANK OZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 1986.  The Geffen Company.  Screenplay by Howard Ashman, based on his musical play, adapted from the 1960 film by Roger Corman, screenplay by Charles B. Griffith.  Cinematography by Robert Paynter.  Produced by David Geffen.  Music by Miles Goodman.  Production Design by Roy Walker.  Costume Design by Marit Allen.  Film Editing by John Jympson.   The…

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What About Bob? (1991)

FRANK OZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.    USA, 1991.  Touchstone Pictures, Touchwood Pacific Partners 1.  Story by Alvin Sargent, Laura Ziskin, Screenplay by Tom Schulman. Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus.  Produced by Laura Ziskin.  Music by Miles Goodman.  Production Design by Leslie Dilley.  Costume Design by Bernie Pollack.  Film Editing by Anne V. Coates.   A psychiatrist will be criticized by…

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)

FRANK OZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 1988.  Orion Pictures.  Screenplay by Dale Launer, Stanley Shapiro, Paul Henning.  Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus.  Produced by Bernard Williams.  Music by Miles Goodman.  Production Design by Roy Walker.  Costume Design by Marit Allen.  Film Editing by Stephen A. Rotter, William S. Scharf.   Comedic romp through the world of con artists is the lighter sibling…

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Housesitter (1992)

FRANK OZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  USA, 1992.  Imagine Entertainment, Imagine Films Entertainment, Universal Pictures.  Story by Mark Stein, Brian Grazer, Screenplay by Mark Stein.  Cinematography by John A. Alonzo.  Produced by Brian Grazer.  Music by Miles Goodman.  Production Design by Ida Random.  Costume Design by Betsy Cox.  Film Editing by John Jympson.   This film doesn’t deserve to be as funny…

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He Said, She Said (1991)

KEN KWAPIS, MARISA SILVER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1991.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Brian Hohlfeld.  Cinematography by Stephen H. Burum.  Produced by Frank Mancuso Jr..  Music by Miles Goodman.  Production Design by Michael Corenblith.  Costume Design by Deena Appel.  Film Editing by Sidney Levin.   What’s the difference between how men and women view relationships? The answer is purported to be here in this…

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The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

BRIAN HENSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1992.   Walt Disney Pictures, Jim Henson Productions.   Screenplay by Jerry Juhl, based on the novel by Charles Dickens.   Cinematography by John Fenner.   Produced by Martin G. Baker, Brian Henson.   Music by Miles Goodman.   Production Design by Val Strazovec.   Costume Design by Ann Hollowood, Polly Smith.   Film Editing…

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Footloose (1984)

HERBERT ROSS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1984.  Paramount Pictures, IndieProd Company Productions.  Screenplay by Dean Pitchford.  Cinematography by Ric Waite.  Produced by Lewis J. Rachmil, Craig Zadan.  Music by Becky Mancuso-Winding, Miles Goodman.  Production Design by Ron Hobbs.  Costume Design by Gloria Gresham.  Film Editing by Paul Hirsch.   Kevin Bacon leaves the big city of Chicago and comes to live in a…

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