Quiz Show (1994)

ROBERT REDFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1994.  Baltimore Pictures, Hollywood Pictures, Wildwood Enterprises.  Screenplay by Paul Attanasio, based on the book Remembering America: A Voice From The Sixties by Richard N. Goodwin.  Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus.   Produced by Michael Jacobs, Julian Krainin, Michael Nozik, Robert Redford. Music by Mark Isham.  Production Design by Jon Hutman.  Costume Design by Kathy O’Rear.  Film…

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The Madness Of King George (1994)

NICHOLAS HYTNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1994.  The Samuel Goldwyn Company, Channel Four Films, Close Call Films.  Screenplay by Alan Bennett, based on his play.  Cinematography by Andrew Dunn. Produced by Stephen Evans, David Parfitt.  Music by Eliza Thompson.  Production Design by Ken Adam.  Costume Design by Sue Honeybourne, Mark Thompson.  Film Editing by Tariq Anwar.   King George…

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Tom & Viv (1994)

BRIAN GILBERT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB. United Kingdom/USA, 1994.  British Screen Productions, Harvey Kass, IRS Media, Samuelson Productions.  Screenplay by Michael Hastings, Adrian Hodges, based on the play by Michael Hastings.  Cinematography by Martin Fuhrer.  Produced by Harvey Kass, Marc Samuelson, Peter Samuelson.  Music by Debbie Wiseman.  Production Design by Jamie Leonard.  Costume Design by Phoebe De Gaye.  Film Editing by Tony…

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Forrest Gump (1994)

ROBERT ZEMECKIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1994.   Paramount Pictures.   Screenplay by Eric Roth, based on the novel by Winston Groom.   Cinematography by Don Burgess.   Produced by Wendy Finerman, Steve Starkey, Steve Tisch.   Music by Alan Silvestri.   Production Design by Rick Carter.   Costume Design by Joanna Johnston.   Film Editing by Arthur Schmidt.    Tom Hanks stars as…

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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

FRANK DARABONT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1994.  Castle Rock Entertainment.  Screenplay by Frank Darabont, based on the short story Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption by Stephen King.  Cinematography by Roger Deakins.  Produced by Niki Marvin.  Music by Thomas Newman.  Production Design by Terence Marsh.  Costume Design by Elizabeth McBride.  Film Editing by Richard Francis-Bruce.   Powerful drama based on the short…

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Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)

ANG LEE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  Yin Shi Nan Nu Taiwan/USA, 1994.  Ang Lee Productions, Central Motion Pictures, Good Machine.  Screenplay by Ang Lee, James Schamus, Hui-ling Wang.  Cinematography by Lin Jong.  Produced by Kong Hsu, Li-Kong Hsu.  Music by Mader.  Production Design by Fu-Hsiung Lee.  Costume Design by Wen-Chi Chen.  Film Editing by Tim Squyres.   Lindsay Doran stated that it was…

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Four Weddings And A Funeral (1994)

MIKE NEWELL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  United Kingdom, 1994.   Polygram Filmed Entertainment, Channel Four Films, Working Title Films.   Screenplay by Richard Curtis.   Cinematography by Michael Coulter.   Produced by Duncan Kenworthy.   Music by Richard Rodney Bennett.   Production Design by Maggie Gray.   Costume Design by Lindy Hemming.   Film Editing by Jon Gregory.    Hysterical comedy hit…

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Queen Margot (1994)

PATRICE CHEREAU Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB Original title:  La Reine Margot France/Italy/Germany, 1994.  Renn Productions, France 2 Cinéma, D.A. Films, N.E.F. Filmproduktion und Vertriebs, Degeto Film, Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, WMG Film, RCS Films & TV, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Canal+, Miramax, Eurimages.  Screenplay by Daniele Thompson, Patrice Chereau, dialogue by Daniele…

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Heavenly Creatures (1994)

PETER JACKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom/Germany/New Zealand, 1994.  WingNut Films, Fontana Productions, New Zealand Film Commission.  Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson.  Cinematography by Alun Bollinger.  Produced by Jim Booth.  Music by Peter Dasent.  Production Design by Grant Major.  Costume Design by Ngila Dickson.  Film Editing by Jamie Selkirk.   Awe-inspiring thriller from New Zealand tells the true-life story of two…

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Hoop Dreams (1994)

STEVE JAMES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1994.  KTCA Minneapolis, Kartemquin Films.  Screenplay by Steve James, Frederick Marx.  Cinematography by Peter Gilbert.  Produced by Peter Gilbert, Steve James, Frederick Marx.  Music by Ben Sidran.  Film Editing by William Haugse, Steve James, Frederick Marx.   This incredible documentary is everything you’ve heard it is and more. It follows the lives of two inner…

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Pulp Fiction (1994)

QUENTIN TARANTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1994.  Miramax, A Band Apart, Jersey Films.  Story by Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary, Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino.  Cinematography by Andrzej Sekula.  Produced by Lawrence Bender.  Production Design by David Wasco.  Costume Design by Betsy Heimann.  Film Editing by Sally Menke.   Independent film became a truly commercial entity when Quentin Tarantino’s brilliant drama hit the…

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Red (1994)

KRZYSZTOF KIESLOWSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB Original title:  Trois Couleurs: Rouge Poland/France/Switzerland, 1994.  MK2 Productions, France 3 Cinéma, CAB Productions, Zespol Filmowy “Tor”, Canal+, Fonds Eurimages du Conseil de l’Europe, Télévision Suisse-Romande, Office Fédéral de la Culture.  Screenplay by Krzysztof Kieslowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz.  Cinematography by Piotr Sobocinski.  Produced by Marin Karmitz.  Music by Zbigniew Preisner.  Production Design by Claude Lenoir.  Costume Design by…

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