Straight Talk (1992)

BARNET KELLMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1992.  Hollywood Pictures, Sandollar Productions, Touchwood Pacific Partners 1.  Story by Craig Bolotin, Screenplay by Craig Bolotin, Patricia Resnick.  Cinematography by Peter Sova.  Produced by Fred Berner, Robert Chartoff.  Music by Brad Fiedel.  Production Design by Jeffrey Townsend.  Costume Design by Jodie Lynn Tillen.  Film Editing by Michael Tronick.   Dolly Parton brings her naturally fresh and fun personality…

Rate this:

Nine To Five (1980)

COLIN HIGGINS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1980.  IPC Films, Twentieth Century Fox.  Story by Patricia Resnick, Screenplay by Colin Higgins, Patricia Resnick.  Cinematography by Reynaldo Villalobos.Produced by Bruce Gilbert.  Music by Charles Fox.  Production Design by Dean Edward Mitzner.  Costume Design by Ann Roth.  Film Editing by Pembroke J. Herring.  Academy Awards 1980.  Golden Globe Awards 1980.   Jane Fonda plays a shy,…

Rate this:

Quintet (1979)

ROBERT ALTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1979.  Lion’s Gate Films.  Story by Robert Altman, Patricia Resnick, Lionel Chetwynd, Screenplay by Frank Barhydt, Robert Altman, Patricia Resnick.  Cinematography by Jean Boffety.  Produced by Robert Altman.  Music by Tom Pierson.  Production Design by Leon Ericksen.  Costume Design by Scott Bushnell.  Film Editing by Dennis M. Hill.   Paul Newman heads an impressive cast with…

Rate this:

A Wedding (1978)

ROBERT ALTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1978.  Lion’s Gate Films.  Story by Robert Altman, John Considine, Screenplay by John Considine, Patricia Resnick, Allan F. Nicholls, Robert Altman.  Cinematography by Charles Rosher Jr..  Produced by Robert Altman.  Music by Tom Walls.  Production Design by Dennis J. Parrish.  Costume Design by J. Allen Highfill.  Film Editing by Tony Lombardo.  Golden Globe Awards 1978.   Multi-character…

Rate this:

The Player (1992)

ROBERT ALTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1992.  Avenue Pictures, Spelling Entertainment, Addis Wechsler Pictures.  Screenplay by Michael Tolkin, based on his novel.  Cinematography by Jean Lepine.  Produced by David Brown, Michael Tolkin, Nick Wechsler.  Music by Thomas Newman.  Production Design by Stephen Altman.  Costume Design by Alexander Julian.  Film Editing by Maysie Hoy, Geraldine Peroni.  Academy Awards 1992.  Boston Film Critics Awards…

Rate this:

Maxie

BB.5 (out of 5) Glenn Close has a marvelous time clowning around in this forgettable comedy. She and her husband (Mandy Patinkin) move into an apartment once owned by an aspiring silent film actress who died in a car accident the morning of her screen test. Living in this place, Close fails to realize that the…

Rate this: