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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Logan

BBBB (out of 5) We move about twenty-odd years beyond the present and things aren’t looking so slick for a couple of X-Men.  Professor X (Patrick Stewart) is in his nineties and mentally degenerating, his mind kept under control by tranquilizers to prevent the dangerous events that occur when he suffers a seizure.  He’s being looked after by…

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Red Sonja

BB.5 (out of 5) This fantasy adventure is so terrible it’s actually fun. Brigitte Nielsen gives an awkward performance (emotionally, not physically) as a sword-wielding babe who has been gifted by a goddess to have superpowers useful for defeating the evil, villainous queen (Sandahl Bergman) who murdered Nielsen’s entire family and burned their home to…

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