Mahogany (1975)

BERRY GORDY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.   USA, 1975.  Motown Productions, Nikor Productions, Paramount Pictures.  Story by Toni Amber, Screenplay by John Byrum.  Cinematography by David Watkin.  Produced by Jack Ballard, Rob Cohen.  Music by Michael Masser.  Production Design by Aurelio Crugnola, Leon Erickson.  Costume Design by Diana Ross.  Film Editing by Peter Zinner.  Diana Ross follows her triumph as Billie…

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Dumb And Dumber To (2014)

BOBBY FARRELLY, PETER FARRELLY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2014.  Universal Pictures, Wessler Entertainment, Red Granite Pictures, New Line Cinema, Conundrum Entertainment.  Screenplay by Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly, Mike Cerrone, Bennett Yellin, John Morris, Sean Anders.  Cinematography by Matthew F. Leonetti.  Produced by Riza Aziz, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly, Joey McFarland, Bradley Thomas, Charles B. Wessler.  Music by Empire Of…

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Thank God It’s Friday (1978)

ROBERT KLANE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1978.  Casablanca Filmworks, Major Studio Partners, Motown Productions.  Screenplay by Armyan Bernstein.  Cinematography by James Crabe.  Produced by Rob Cohen.  Music by Harry Betts.  Production Design by Tom H. John.  Costume Design by Betsy Jones.  Film Editing by Richard Halsey. Podcast:  Bad Gay Movies.   The fifteen minutes of disco craze in the late seventies are…

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The Wiz (1978)

SIDNEY LUMET Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1978.  Universal Pictures, Motown Productions.  Screenplay by Joel Schumacher, based on the book of the musical by William F. Brown, from the novel The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum.  Cinematography by Oswald Morris.  Produced by Rob Cohen.  Music by Charlie Smalls.  Production Design by Tony Walton.  Costume Design by Tony Walton.  Film…

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The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor (2008)

ROB COHEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  Germany/USA, 2008.  Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, The Sommers Company, Alphaville Films, Beijing Happy Pictures, China Film Co-Production Corporation, Giant Studios, Internationale Filmproduktion Blackbird Dritte, Mel’s Cite du Cinema, Nowita Pictures, Sean Daniel Company, Shanghai Film Group.  Screenplay by Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, based on the 1932 screenplay by John L….

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Stealth (2005)

ROB COHEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   0.  USA, 2005.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Original Film, Phoenix Pictures, Laura Ziskin Productions, AFG Talons Productions.  Screenplay by W.D. Richter.  Cinematography by Dean Semler.  Produced by Mike Medavoy, Neal H. Moritz, Laura Ziskin.  Music by BT.  Production Design by Jonathan Lee, J. Michael Riva.  Costume Design by Lizzy Gardiner.  Film Editing by Stephen E. Rivkin.   There…

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xXx (2002)

ROB COHEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA, 2002.  Revolution Studios, Original Film.  Screenplay by Rich Wilkes.  Cinematography by Dean Semler.  Produced by Neal H. Moritz.  Music by Randy Edelman.  Production Design by Gavin Bocquet.  Costume Design by Sanja Milkovic Hays.  Film Editing by Chris Lebenzon, Joel Negron, Paul Rubell.   Vin Diesel is the superspy for the new millennium: big muscles, big guns,…

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The Fast And The Furious (2001)

ROB COHEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  Germany, 2001.  Universal Pictures, Original Film, Mediastream Film GmbH & Co. Productions KG, Ardustry Entertainment.  Screen story by Gary Scott Thompson, Screenplay by Gary Scott Thompson, Erik Bergquist, David Ayer, based on the magazine article Racer X by Ken Li.  Cinematography by Ericson Core.  Produced by Neal H. Moritz.  Music by BT.  Production…

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Daylight (1996)

ROB COHEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA, 1996. Davis Entertainment, Universal Pictures.   Screenplay by Leslie Bohem.  Cinematography by David Eggby.  Produced by John Davis, David T. Friendly, Joseph Singer.  Music by Randy Edelman.  Production Design by Benjamin Fernandez.  Costume Design by Thomas Casterline, Isis Mussenden.  Film Editing by Peter Amundson.  Academy Awards 1996.   Sylvester Stallone plays a cab driver who was once chief of an…

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Dragonheart (1996)

ROB COHEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA, 1996.  Universal Pictures.  Story by Patrick Read Johnson, Charles Edward Pogue, Screenplay by Charles Edward Pogue.  Cinematography by David Eggby.  Produced by Raffaella De Laurentiis.  Music by Randy Edelman.  Production Design by Benjamin Fernandez.  Costume Design by Thomas Casterline, Anna B. Sheppard.  Film Editing by Peter Amundson.  Academy Awards 1996.   Eyepopping visual effects do nothing…

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Bird On A Wire (1990)

JOHN BADHAM Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA, 1990.  Universal Pictures, Interscope Communications, The Badham-Cohen Group.  Story by Louis Venosta, Eric Lerner, Screenplay by David Seltzer, Louis Venosta, Eric Lerner.  Cinematography by Robert Primes.  Produced by Rob Cohen.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Philip Harrison.  Costume Design by Eduardo Castro, Wayne A. Finkelman.  Film Editing by Frank Morriss, Dallas Puett.  …

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