Rock Hudson’s Home Movies (1992)

MARK RAPPAPORT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1992.  Couch Potatoe Productions.  Screenplay by Mark Rappaport.  Cinematography by Mark Daniels.  Produced by Mark Rappaport.  Film Editing by Mark Rappaport.  New York Film Critics Awards 1993.  Toronto International Film Festival 1992.   Not nearly as saucy as the title might suggest. Rock Hudson was one of America’s most famous movie stars for decades, his…

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In The Name Of The Father (1993)

JIM SHERIDAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Ireland/United Kingdom, 1993.  Hell’s Kitchen Films, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Terry George, Jim Sheridan, based on the book Proved Innocent by Gerry Conlon.  Cinematography by Peter Biziou.  Produced by Jim Sheridan.  Music by Trevor Jones.  Production Design by Caroline Amies.  Costume Design by Joan Bergin.  Film Editing by Gerry Hambling.  Academy Awards 1993.  Boston Film Critics Awards 1993.  Golden Globe Awards…

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Groundhog Day (1993)

HAROLD RAMIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1993.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Story by Danny Rubin, Screenplay by Danny Rubin, Harold Ramis.  Cinematography by John Bailey.  Produced by Trevor Albert, Harold Ramis.  Music by George Fenton.  Production Design by David Nichols.  Costume Design by Jennifer Butler.  Film Editing by Pembroke J. Herring.  New York Film Critics Awards 1993.   One of the most wonderful romantic…

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In The Line Of Fire

BBBB (out of 5) Trust Wolfgang Petersen to come up with a cop thriller that’s a good cut above the genre average. Clint Eastwood plays a near-retired agent who never got over the fact that President Kennedy died on his watch. Now old demons have returned to haunt him when a psychotic madman (John Malkovich)…

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What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

LASSE HALLSTROM Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1993.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Peter Hedges, based on his novel.  Cinematography by Sven Nykvist.  Produced by David Matalon, Bertil Ohlsson, Meir Teper.  Music by Bjorn Isfalt, Alan Parker.  Production Design by Bernt Amadeus Capra.  Costume Design by Renee Ehrlich Kalfus.  Film Editing by Andrew Mondshein.  Academy Awards 1993.  Golden Globe Awards 1993. National Board of Review…

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Visions Of Light

BBBB (out of 5) Movies about movies are always entertaining, and this beautiful film about the art of cinematography is no exception. The filmmakers have interviewed a group of cinematographers from recent decades as they talk about the films that have influenced their work and the experiences that they went through on the projects they…

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Fearless (1993)

PETER WEIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   USA, 1993.  Spring Creek Productions, Warner Bros..   Screenplay by Rafael Yglesias, based on his novel.  Cinematography by Allen Daviau.  Produced by Mark Rosenberg, Paula Weinstein.  Music by Maurice Jarre.  Production Design by John Stoddart.  Costume Design by Marilyn Matthews.  Film Editing by William M. Anderson, Armen Minasian, Lee Smith.  Academy Awards 1993.  Boston Film Critics Awards 1993.  Golden Globe…

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The War Room (1993)

D.A. PENNEBAKER, CHRIS HEGEDUS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1993.  Cyclone Films, McEttinger Films, Pennebaker Associates.  Cinematography by Nick Doob, D.A. Pennebaker.  Produced by R.J. Cutler.  Film Editing by Chris Hegedus, Erez Laufer, D.A. Pennebaker.  Academy Awards 1993.  National Board of Review Awards 1993.     National Board of Review Awards 1996.  New York Film Critics Awards 1993.  Toronto International Film Festival…

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The Age of Innocence (1993)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1993.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Cappa Production.  Screenplay by Martin Scorsese, Jay Cocks, based on the novel by Edith Wharton.  Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus.  Produced by Barbara De Fina.  Music by Elmer Bernstein.  Production Design by Dante Ferretti.  Costume Design by Gabriella Pescucci.  Film Editing by Thelma Schoonmaker.  Academy Awards 1993.  Golden Globe Awards 1993. National Board…

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The Remains Of The Day (1993)

JAMES IVORY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1993.   Columbia Pictures Corporation, Merchant Ivory Productions.   Screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, based on the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro.  Cinematography by Tony Pierce-Roberts.   Produced by John Calley, Ismail Merchant, Mike Nichols.   Music by Richard Robbins.   Production Design by Luciana Arrighi.   Costume Design by Jenny Beavan, John…

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Schindler’s List (1993)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  USA, 1993.   Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment.   Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the book by Thomas Keneally.   Cinematography by Janusz Kaminski.   Produced by Branko Lustig, Gerald R. Molen, Steven Spielberg.   Music by John Williams.   Production Design by Allan Starski.   Costume Design by Anna B. Sheppard.   Film Editing…

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Naked (1993)

MIKE LEIGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1993.  Man Films, British Screen Productions, Channel Four Films.  Screenplay by Mike Leigh.  Cinematography by Dick Pope.  Produced by Simon Channing Williams. Music by Andrew Dickson.  Production Design by Alison Chitty.  Costume Design by Lindy Hemming.  Film Editing by Jon Gregory.  Cannes Film Festival 1993.  Independent Spirit Awards 1993.  New York Film…

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