Bob Roberts (1992)

TIM ROBBINS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 1992.  Miramax, Live Entertainment, Polygram Filmed Entertainment, The Rank Organisation, Working Title Films.  Screenplay by Tim Robbins.  Cinematography by Jean Lepine.  Produced by Forrest Murray.  Music by David Robbins.  Production Design by Richard Hoover.  Costume Design by Bridget Kelly.  Film Editing by Lisa Zeno Churgin.  Golden Globe Awards 1992.  National Board of Review Awards 1992….

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Junior (1994)

IVAN REITMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1994.  Universal Pictures, Northern Lights Entertainment.  Screenplay by Kevin Wade, Chris Conrad.  Cinematography by Adam Greenberg.  Produced by Ivan Reitman.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by Stephen J. Lineweaver.  Costume Design by Albert Wolsky.  Film Editing by Wendy Greene Bricmont, Sheldon Kahn.  Academy Awards 1994.  Golden Globe Awards 1994. When genetic scientists Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito can’t get their…

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Kindergarten Cop (1990)

IVAN REITMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1990.  Imagine Entertainment, Universal Pictures.  Story by Murray Salem, Screenplay by Murray Salem, Herschel Weingrod, Timothy Harris.  Cinematography by Michael Chapman.  Produced by Brian Grazer, Ivan Reitman.  Music by Randy Edelman.  Production Design by Bruno Rubeo.  Costume Design by Gloria Gresham.  Film Editing by Wendy Greene Bricmont, Sheldon Kahn.   Arnold Schwarzenegger makes a successful transition to full-fledged comedy…

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Proof Of Life

BB (out of 5) Meg Ryan and Russell Crowe star in this political thriller about a woman whose life is turned upside down when her engineer husband (David Morse) is kidnapped by a revolutionary army in a fictitious South American country. Crowe plays the hostage negotiations expert who helps get her husband back after months of being…

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The Right Stuff

BBBBB (out of 5) With the Soviets leading the race into the outer reaches of the universe, the American government puts pressure on its space program to get a crew ready for action, and this epic film covers those awkward first steps into the age of space. It starts from when the group of astronauts…

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Melvin And Howard (1980)

JONATHAN DEMME Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1980.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Bo Goldman.  Cinematography by Tak Fujimoto.  Produced by Art Linson, Don Phillips.  Music by Bruce Langhorne.  Production Design by Toby Carr Rafelson.  Costume Design by Eddie Marks, Nancy McArdle.  Film Editing by Craig McKay.  Academy Awards 1980.  Golden Globe Awards 1980.  National Board of Review Awards 1980.  New York Film Critics Awards…

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Clan Of The Cave Bear

BB (out of 5) Following the masterpiece of Quest For Fire, a film adaptation of Jean Auel’s famous novel series seemed a perfect idea; sadly, the end result is a lot closer to Raquel Welch in One Million Years B.C. than the Jean-Jacques Annaud classic. Daryl Hannah plays a human girl who is separated from…

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