Yentl (1983)

BARBRA STREISAND Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1983.  Ladbroke, Barwood Films, United Artists.  Screenplay by Jack Rosenthal, Barbra Streisand, based on the story Yentl, The Yeshiva Boy by Isaac Bashevis Singer.  Cinematography by David Watkin.  Produced by Rusty Lemorande, Barbra Streisand.  Music by Michel Legrand.  Production Design by Roy Walker.  Costume Design by Judy Moorcroft.  Film Editing by Terry Rawlings.   Barbra Streisand fans…

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Little Shop Of Horrors (1986)

FRANK OZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 1986.  The Geffen Company.  Screenplay by Howard Ashman, based on his musical play, adapted from the 1960 film by Roger Corman, screenplay by Charles B. Griffith.  Cinematography by Robert Paynter.  Produced by David Geffen.  Music by Miles Goodman.  Production Design by Roy Walker.  Costume Design by Marit Allen.  Film Editing by John Jympson.   The…

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)

FRANK OZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 1988.  Orion Pictures.  Screenplay by Dale Launer, Stanley Shapiro, Paul Henning.  Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus.  Produced by Bernard Williams.  Music by Miles Goodman.  Production Design by Roy Walker.  Costume Design by Marit Allen.  Film Editing by Stephen A. Rotter, William S. Scharf.   Comedic romp through the world of con artists is the lighter sibling…

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Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)

BARRY LEVINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1987.  Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners III.  Screenplay by Mitch Markowitz.  Cinematography by Peter Sova.  Produced by Larry Brezner, Mark Johnson.  Music by Alex North.  Production Design by Roy Walker.  Costume Design by Keith Denny.  Film Editing by Stu Linder.   Robin Williams rules this film with his alternately hilarious, witty and touching performance. He plays…

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Eleni (1985)

PETER YATES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1985.  CBS Entertainment Production, Eleni Productions.  Screenplay by Steve Tesich, based on the book by Nicholas Gage.  Cinematography by Billy Williams.  Produced by Nicholas Gage, Mark Pick, Nick Vanoff.  Music by Bruce Smeaton.  Production Design by Roy Walker.  Costume Design by Tom Rand.  Film Editing by Ray Lovejoy. A Greek freedom fighter who was killed for…

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The Scarlet Letter (1995)

ROLAND JOFFE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1995.  Allied Stars Ltd., Cinergi Pictures Entertainment, Hollywood Pictures, Lightmotive, Moving Pictures.  Screenplay by Douglas Day Stewart, based on the novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne.  Cinematography by Alex Thomson.  Produced by Roland Joffe, Andrew G. Vajna.  Music by John Barry.  Production Design by Roy Walker.  Costume Design by Gabriella Pescucci.  Film Editing by Thom Noble.   Demi Moore‘s Harlequin…

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The Killing Fields (1984)

ROLAND JOFFE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom, 1984.  Goldcrest Films International, International Film Investors, Enigma Productions.  Screenplay by Bruce Robinson.  Cinematography by Chris Menges.  Produced by David Puttnam.  Music by Mike Oldfield.  Production Design by Roy Walker.  Costume Design by Judy Moorcraft.  Film Editing by Jim Clark.   Right up there with Missing among the handful of brilliant political thrillers made in…

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Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

STANLEY KUBRICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1999.  Warner Bros., Stanley Kubrick Productions, Hobby Films, Pole Star.  Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, Frederic Raphael, inspired by a novel by Arthur Schnitzler.  Cinematography by Larry Smith.  Produced by Stanley Kubrick.  Music by Jocelyn Pook.  Production Design by Leslie Tomkins, Roy Walker.  Costume Design by Marit Allen.  Film Editing by Nigel Galt.  Golden…

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The Shining (1980)

STANLEY KUBRICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1980.  Warner Bros., Hawk Films, Peregrine, Producers Circle.  Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson, based on the novel by Stephen King.  Cinematography by John Alcott.  Produced by Stanley Kubrick.  Music by Wendy Carlos, Rachel Elkind.  Production Design by Roy Walker.  Costume Design by Milena Canonero.  Film Editing by Ray Lovejoy. Stanley Kubrick…

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The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)

ANTHONY MINGHELLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  USA, 1999.   Miramax, Paramount Pictures, Mirage Enterprises, Timnick Films.   Screenplay by Anthony Minghella, based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith.   Cinematography by John Seale.   Produced by William Horberg, Tom Sternberg.   Music by Gabriel Yared.   Production Design by Roy Walker.   Costume Design by Gary Jones, Ann Roth.   Film Editing by…

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