Old Enough (1984)

MARISA SILVER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5 USA, 1984. Silver Films. Screenplay by Marisa Silver. Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus. Produced by Dina Silver. Music by Julian Marshall. Production Design by Jeffrey Townsend. Costume Design by Teri Kane. Film Editing by Mark Burns. Lonnie (Sarah Boyd) is approaching her teens and lives in a fancy…

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Art School Confidential (2006)

TERRY ZWIGOFF Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2006.  United Artists, Sony Pictures Classics, Mr. Mudd.  Screenplay by Daniel Clowes, based on his comic story.  Cinematography by Jamie Anderson.  Produced by Lianne Halfon, John Malkovich, Russell Smith.  Music by David Kitay.  Production Design by Howard Cummings.  Costume Design by Betsy Heimann.  Film Editing by Robert Hoffman.   Terry Zwigoff returns to the world of conflicted…

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Moonlight Mile (2002)

BRAD SILBERLING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2002.  Touchstone Pictures, Hyde Park Entertainment, Reveal Entertainment, Gran Via, Punch Productions.  Screenplay by Brad Silberling.  Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by Mark Johnson, Brad Silberling.  Music by Mark Isham.  Production Design by Missy Stewart.  Costume Design by Mary Zophres.  Film Editing by Lisa Zeno Churgin.   After a middle-aged couple (Dustin Hoffman, Susan Sarandon) lose…

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Highlander (1986)

RUSSELL MULCAHY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/United Kingdom, 1986.  Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment, Highlander Productions Limited, Davis-Panzer Productions.  Story by Gregory Widen, Screenplay by Gregory Widen, Peter Bellwood, Larry Ferguson.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced by Peter S. Davis, William N. Panzer.  Music by Michael Kamen. Production Design by Allan Cameron.  Costume Design by James Acheson.  Film Editing by Peter Honess.  …

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Once Around (1991)

LASSE HALLSTROM Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1991.  Cinecom Entertainment Group, Double Play, Dreyfuss / James Productions, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Malia Scotch Marmo.  Cinematography by Theo van de Sande.  Produced by Griffin Dunne, Amy Robinson.  Music by James Horner.  Production Design by David Gropman.  Costume Design by Renee Ehrlich Kalfus.  Film Editing by Andrew Mondshein.   Holly Hunter finds love and fulfillment later…

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The Verdict (1982)

SIDNEY LUMET Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1982.   Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by David Mamet, based on the novel by Barry Reed.  Cinematography by Andrzej Bartkowiak.  Produced by David Brown, Richard D. Zanuck.  Music by Johnny Mandel.  Production Design by Edward Pisoni.  Costume Design by Anna Hill Johnstone.  Film Editing by Peter C. Frank.   Watching one man go against conspiratorial corruption hasn’t been this…

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Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2006.  DreamWorks, Warner Bros., Malpaso Productions, Amblin Entertainment.  Story by Iris Yamashita, Paul Haggis, Screenplay by Iris Yamashita, based on the book Picture Letters from Commander In Chief by Tadamichi Kuribayashi, Tsuyoko Yoshido.  Cinematography by Tom Stern.  Produced by Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Steven Spielberg.  Music by Kyle Eastwood, Michael Stevens.  Production Design…

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The Good Girl (2002)

MIGUEL ARTETA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB. USA/Germany/The Netherlands, 2002.  Flan de Coco Films, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Hungry Eye Lowland Pictures B.V., In-Motion AG Movie & TV Productions, Myriad Pictures, World Media Fonds V.  Screenplay by Mike White.  Cinematography by Enrique Chediak.  Produced by Matthew Greenfield.  Music by Tony Maxwell, James O’Brien, Mark Orton, Joey Waronker.  Production Design by Daniel Bradford.  Costume…

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