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…

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Escape From L.A. (1996)

JOHN CARPENTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   USA, 1996.  Paramount Pictures, Rysher Entertainment.  Story by John Carpenter, Nick Castle, Screenplay by John Carpenter, Debra Hill, Kurt Russell.  Cinematography by Gary B. Kibbe.  Produced by Debra Hill, Kurt Russell.  Music by John Carpenter, Shirley Walker.  Production Design by Lawrence G. Paull.  Costume Design by Robin Michel Bush.  Film Editing by Edward A. Warschilka.  John Carpenter returns…

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Toys (1992)

BARRY LEVINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1992.  Baltimore Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Valerie Curtin, Barry Levinson.  Cinematography by Adam Greenberg.  Produced by Mark Johnson, Barry Levinson. Music by Trevor Horn, Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Ferdinando Scarfiotti.  Costume Design by Albert Wolsky.  Film Editing by Stu Linder.   Visual splendour is compromised by a nonsensical screenplay in this Robin Williams comedy…

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Thelma and Louise (1991)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.   USA/France, 1991. Pathé Entertainment, Percy Main, Star Partners III Ltd., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Callie Khouri.  Cinematography by Adrian Biddle.  Produced by Mimi Polk Gitlin, Ridley Scott.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Norris Spencer.  Costume Design by Elizabeth McBride.  Film Editing by Thom Noble.   So much has been said and written about this film and…

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