Short Eyes (1977)

ROBERT M. YOUNG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1977.  Screenplay by Miguel Pinero, based on his play. Cinematography by Peter Sova. Produced by Lewis Harris, Robert M. Young. Music by Curtis Mayfield.  Production Design by Joe Babas. Costume Design by Paul Martino. Film Editing by Edward Beyer. Miguel Pineyro’s Tony-nominated play, based on his own experiences behind bars, is adapted to…

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Alambrista!

BBB.5 (out of 5) Like millions before and after him, Roberto has decided to leave Mexico and look for work in America, his wife having just given birth and he needing to help make a better life for her. He enters the country illegally, barely surviving border patrol only to find himself in the same…

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Nothing But A Man

BBBB (out of 5) This wonderfully honest, low-budget film tells of an Alabama highway worker (Ivan Dixon) who falls in love with a preacher’s daughter (jazz singer Abbey Lincoln). He gives up his steady work to marry her and start a family in a new house with a new job, and at first things are…

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