O Lucky Man! (1973)

LINDSAY ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1973.  Memorial Enterprises, Sam.  Screenplay by David Sherwin, based on an idea by Malcolm McDowell.  Cinematography by Miroslav Ondricek.  Produced by Lindsay Anderson, Michael Medwin.  Music by Alan Price.  Production Design by Jocelyn Herbert. Costume Design by Elsa Fennell.  Film Editing by David Gladwell.  Following…

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The Preacher’s Wife (1996)

PENNY MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1996.  Mundy Lane Entertainment, Parkway Productions, The Samuel Goldwyn Company, Touchstone Pictures.  Screenplay by Nat Mauldin, Allan Scott, based on an earlier screenplay by Robert E. Sherwood, Leonardo Barcovici, from a novel by Robert Nathan.  Cinematography by Miroslav Ondricek. Produced by Samuel Goldwyn Jr..  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Bill Groom.  Costume Design…

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A League Of Their Own (1992)

PENNY MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1992.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Parkway Productions.  Story by Kim Wilson, Kelly Candaele, Screenplay by Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel.  Cinematography by Miroslav Ondricek.  Produced by Elliot Abbott, Robert Greenhut.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Bill Groom.  Costume Design by Cynthia Flynt.  Film Editing by Adam Bernardi, George Bowers.   With most able-bodied men off fighting in the trenches…

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Riding In Cars With Boys (2001)

PENNY MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2001.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Gracie Films, Parkway Productions.  Screenplay by Morgan Ward, based on the book by Beverly D’Onofrio.  Cinematography by Miroslav Ondricek.  Produced by Julie Ansell, James L. Brooks, Sara Colleton, Laurence Mark,Richard Sakai.  Music by Heitor Pereira, Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Bill Groom.  Costume Design by Cynthia Flynt.  Film Editing by Lawrence…

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Awakenings (1990)

PENNY MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1990.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Parkes/Lasker productions.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the book by Oliver Sacks. Cinematography by Miroslav Ondricek.  Produced by Lawrence Lasker, Walter F. Parkes.  Music by Randy Newman.  Production Design by Anton Furst.  Costume Design by Cynthia Flynt.  Film Editing by Battle Davis, Gerald B. Greenberg.   Dr. Oliver Sacks’ autobiographical…

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The World According To Garp (1982)

GEORGE ROY HILL Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA, 1982.  Pan Arts, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Steve Tesich, based on the novel by John Irving.  Cinematography by Miroslav Ondricek.  Produced by George Roy Hill, Robert Crawford Jr..  Music by David Shire.  Production Design by Henry Bumstead.  Costume Design by Ann Roth.  Film Editing by Stephen A. Rotter.   Another good example of how John Irving’s novels…

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Valmont

MILOS FORMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   Coming out one year after Stephen Frears’ successful Dangerous Liaisons, which was an adaptation of the same Choderlos de Laclos novel as this period piece, comparisons between the two were inevitable and not necessarily fair. Liaisons was based on the play by Christopher Hampton, which was adapted from…

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Amadeus (1984)

MILOS FORMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1984.  AMLF, The Saul Zaentz Company.  Screenplay by Peter Shaffer, based on his play.  Cinematography by Miroslav Ondricek.  Produced by Saul Zaentz.  Music by Neville Marriner.  Production Design by Patrizia von Brandenstein. Costume Design by Theodor Pistek.  Film Editing by Michael Chandler, T.M. Christopher, Nena Danevic.   The difficult, jealous relationship between genius Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart…

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Ragtime (1981)

MILOS FORMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1981.  Dino De Laurentiis Company, Sunley Productions Ltd..  Screenplay by Michael Weller, based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow.  Cinematography by Miroslav Ondricek.  Produced by Dino De Laurentiis.  Music by Randy Newman.  Production Design by John Graysmark.  Costume Design by Anna Hill Johnstone.  Film Editing by Anne V. Coates, Antony Gibbs, Stanley Warnow.   This Milos…

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Hair (1979)

MILOS FORMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/West Germany, 1979.  CIP Filmproduktion GmbH.  Screenplay by Michael Weller, from the musical book by Gerome Ragni, James Rado.  Cinematography by Miroslav Ondricek.  Produced by Michael Butler, Lester Persky.  Music by Galt MacDermot.  Production Design by Stuart Wurtzel.  Costume Design by Ann Roth.  Film Editing by Alan Heim, Lynzee Klingman, Stanley Warnow.   The energy is tangible in…

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The Firemen’s Ball (1967)

MILOS FORMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5 Original title:  Hori, Ma Panenko Czechoslovakia/Italy, 1967.  Carlo Ponti Cinematografica, Filmové studio Barrandov.  Story by Vaclav Sasek, Screenplay by Milos Forman, Jaroslav Papousek, Ivan Passer.  Cinematography by Miroslav Ondricek.  Produced by Rudolf Hajek.  Music by Karel Mares.  Production Design by Karel Cerny.  Costume Design by Zdena Snajdarova.  Film Editing by Miroslav Hajek.   Small-town Czech firemen decide to…

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Loves Of A Blonde (1965)

MILOS FORMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   Original title:  Lasky Jedne Plavovlasky Czechoslovakia, 1965.  CBK, Filmové studio Barrandov, Sebor.  Story by Milos Forman, Jaroslav Papousek, Ivan Passer, Screenplay by Milos Forman, Jaroslav Papousek, Ivan Passer, Vaclav Sasek.  Cinematography by Miroslav Ondricek.  Produced by Doro Vlado Hreljanovic, Rudolf Hajek.  Music by Evzen Illin.  Production Design by Karel Cerny.  Costume Design by Zdena Snajdarova.  Film Editing…

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