Logan (2017)

JAMES MANGOLD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2017.  Donners’ Company, Kinberg Genre, Marvel Entertainment, TSG Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Story by James Mangold, Screenplay by Scott Frank, James Mangold, Michael Green, based on characters created by John Romita Sr., Roy Thomas, Len Wein, Herb Trimpe, Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost.  Cinematography by John Mathieson.  Produced by Simon…

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A Walk Among The Tombstones (2014)

SCOTT FRANK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2014.  1984 Private Defense Contractors, Cross Creek Pictures, Da Vinci Media Ventures, Double Feature Films, Exclusive Media Group, Jersey Films, Manu Propria Entertainment, Traveling Picture Show Company.  Screenplay by Scott Frank, based on the novel by Lawrence Block.  Cinematography by Mihai Malaimare Jr..  Produced by Tobin Armbrust, Danny DeVito, Brian Oliver, Michael Shamberg, Stacey…

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Get Shorty (1995)

BARRY SONNENFELD Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  USA, 1995.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Jersey Films.  Screenplay by Scott Frank, based on the novel by Elmore Leonard.  Cinematography by Donald Peterman.  Produced by Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher.  Music by John Lurie.  Production Design by Peter S. Larkin.  Costume Design by Betsy Heimann.  Film Editing by Jim Miller, Ted Woerner.   Flawless adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s…

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Heaven’s Prisoners (1996)

PHIL JOANOU Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.   USA/United Kingdom, 1996.  PVM Entertainment, Savoy Pictures, The Rank Organisation, The Ruddy Morgan Organization, Thinkfactory Media.  Screenplay by Harley Peyton, Scott Frank, based on the book by James Lee Burke.  Cinematography by Harris Savides.  Produced by Leslie Greif, Andre Morgan, Albert S. Ruddy.  Music by George Fenton.  Production Design by John Stoddart.  Costume Design by Aude Bronson-Howard.  Film…

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Minority Report (2002)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.   USA, 2002.  Twentieth Century Fox, DreamWorks, Cruise/Wagner Productions, Blue Tulip Productions, Ronald Shusett/Gary Goldman, Digital Image Associates.  Screenplay by Scott Frank, Jon Cohen, based on the short story by Philip K. Dick.  Cinematography by Janusz Kaminski.  Produced by Bonnie Curtis, Jan de Bont, Gerald R. Molen, Walter F. Parkes.  Music by John Williams.  Production…

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The Interpreter (2005)

SYDNEY POLLACK Bil’s rating (out of 5):    BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA/France, 2005.  Universal Pictures, Working Title Films, Misher Films, Mirage Enterprises, StudioCanal, Motion Picture JOTA Produktions.  Story by Martin Stellman, Brian Ward, Screenplay by Charles Randolph, Scott Frank, Steven Zaillian.  Cinematography by Darius Khondji.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Kevin Misher.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by Jon…

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Little Man Tate (1991)

JODIE FOSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):    BBB.5.  USA, 1991.  Orion Pictures.  Screenplay by Scott Frank.  Cinematography by Mike Southon.  Produced by Peggy Rajski, Scott Rudin.  Music by Mark Isham.  Production Design by Jon Hutman.  Costume Design by Susan Lyall.  Film Editing by Lynzee Klingman.   Jodie Foster makes her directorial debut with this admirable drama, also starring as an overworked single mother who…

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Dead Again (1991)

KENNETH BRANAGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   Paramount Pictures, Mirage Enterprises.  USA, 1991.  Screenplay by Scott Frank.  Cinematography by Matthew F. Leonetti.  Produced by Lindsay Doran, Charles H. Maguire.  Music by Patrick Doyle.  Production Design by Tim Harvey.  Costume Design by Phyllis Dalton.  Film Editing by Peter E. Berger.   A Los Angeles police detective (Kenneth Branagh) comes across a terrorized mute woman (Emma…

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Out Of Sight (1998)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.   USA, 1998.  Universal Pictures, Jersey Films.  Screenplay by Scott Frank, based on the novel by Elmore Leonard.  Cinematography by Elliot Davis.  Produced by Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher.  Music by David Holmes.  Production Design by Gary Frutkoff.  Costume Design by Betsy Heimann.  Film Editing by Anne V. Coates.   Ultra-cool tale of an ex-con bank robber…

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Malice (1993)

HAROLD BECKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  Canada/USA, 1993.  Castle Rock Entertainment, New Line Cinema.  Story by Aaron Sorkin, Jonas McCord, Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin, Scott Frank.  Cinematography by Gordon Willis.  Produced by Harold Becker, Charles Mulvehill, Rachel Pfeffer.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Philip Harrison.  Costume Design by Michael Kaplan.  Film Editing by David Bretherton.   Nicole Kidman and Bill Pullman play a happy…

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The Lookout (2007)

SCOTT FRANK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2007.  Miramax, Spyglass Entertainment, Laurence Mark Productions, Parkes+MacDonald Image Nation.  Screenplay by Scott Frank.  Cinematography by Alar Kivilo.  Produced by Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum, Laurence Mark, Walter F. Parkes.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by David Brisbin.  Costume Design by Abram Waterhouse.  Film Editing by Jill Savitt. Joseph Gordon-Levitt survived the prom night car…

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