Three Fugitives (1989)

FRANCIS VEBER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.   USA, 1989.  Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners IV.  Screenplay by Francis Veber, based on his film Les Fugitifs.  Cinematography by Haskell Wexler.  Produced by Lauren Shuler Donner.  Music by David McHugh.  Production Design by Rick Carter.  Costume Design by April Ferry.  Film Editing by Bruce Green. Francis Veber remakes his own Les Fugitifs for the…

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The Marrying Man (1991)

JERRY REES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA, 1991.  Hollywood Pictures, Permut Presentations, Silver Screen Partners IV.  Screenplay by Neil Simon.  Cinematography by Donald E. Thorin. Produced by David Permut.  Music by David Newman.  Production Design by William F. Matthews.  Costume Design by Ruth Myers.  Film Editing by Michael Jablow, Michael R. Miller, Michael Tronick.  A 1940s playboy (Alec Baldwin) is all set to…

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The Good Mother (1988)

LEONARD NIMOY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1988.  Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners IV.   Screenplay by Michael Bortman, based on the novel by Sue Miller.  Cinematography by David Watkin.  Produced by Arne Glimcher.  Music by Elmer Bernstein.  Production Design by Stan Jolley.  Costume Design by Susan Becker.  Film Editing by Peter E. Berger.   A strong performance by Diane Keaton just can’t…

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Beaches (1988)

GARRY MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  USA, 1988.  All Girl Productions, Silver Screen Partners IV, Touchstone Pictures.  Screenplay by Mary Agnes Donoghue, based on the novel by Iris Rainer.  Cinematography by Dante Spinotti.  Produced by Bonnie Bruckheimer, Bette Midler, Margaret South.  Music by Georges Delerue.  Production Design by Albert Brenner.  Costume Design by Robert De Mora.  Film Editing by Richard Halsey.  Academy Awards 1988.  …

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Pretty Woman (1990)

GARRY MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA, 1990.  Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners IV.  Screenplay by J.F. Lawton.  Cinematography by Charles Minsky.  Produced by Arnon Milchan, Steven Reuther.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by Albert Brenner.  Costume Design by Marilyn Vance.  Film Editing by Raja Gosnell, Priscilla Nedd-Friendly.  Academy Awards 1990.  Golden Globe Awards 1990.   After you have finished enjoying the adorably…

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Deceived

DAMIAN HARRIS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.   Goldie Hawn made a great decision in opting to momentarily leave her bubbly blonde persona behind and indulge in some Hitchcockian thrills for this murder mystery. Unfortunately, the film lets her down and is basically something Farrah Fawcett could have slept through on a Friday night network special. Hawn…

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Oscar (1991)

JOHN LANDIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.   USA, 1991.  Joseph S. Vecchio Entertainment, Silver Screen Partners IV, Touchstone Pictures.  Screenplay by Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland, based on the play by Claude Magnier.  Cinematography by Mac Ahlberg.  Produced by Leslie Belzberg.  Music by Elmer Bernstein.  Production Design by Bill Kenney.  Costume Design by Deborah Nadoolman.  Film Editing by Dale Beldin Sylvester Stallone tried to…

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Scenes From A Mall (1991)

PAUL MAZURSKY Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA, 1991.  Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners IV.  Screenplay by Paul Mazursky, Roger L. Simon.  Cinematography by Fred Murphy.  Produced by Paul Mazursky.  Music by Marc Shaiman.  Production Design by Pato Guzman.  Costume Design by Albert Wolsky.  Film Editing by Stuart H. Pappé.   Paul Mazursky continues to make humorous reinterpretations of famous foreign films, here…

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Dead Poets Society (1989)

PETER WEIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   USA, 1989.  Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners IV, A Steven Haft Production, Witt/Thomas Productions.  Screenplay by Tom Schulman.  Cinematography by John Seale.  Produced by Steven Haft, Paul Junger Witt, Tony Thomas.  Music by Maurice Jarre.  Production Design by Wendy Stites.  Costume Design by Eddie Marks.  Film Editing by William M. Anderson.  Academy Awards 1989.  Golden Globe Awards 1989. …

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Beauty And The Beast (1991)

GARY TROUSDALE, KIRK WISE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1991.  Walt Disney Pictures, Silver Screen Partners IV, Walt Disney Feature Animation.  Story by Brenda Chapman, Burny Mattinson, Brian Pimental, Joe Ranft, Kelly Asbury, Chris Sanders, Kevin Harkey, Bruce Woodside, Robert Lence, story supervisor Roger Allers, Animation screenplay by Linda Woolverton.  Produced by Don Hahn.  Music by Alan Menken.  Production…

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The Little Mermaid (1989)

RON CLEMENTS, JOHN MUSKER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  USA, 1989.  Walt Disney Pictures, Silver Screen Partners IV.  Directed by Ron Clements, John Musker.  Screenplay by Ron Clements, John Musker, additional dialogue by Howard Ashman, Gerrit Graham, Sam Graham, Chris Hubbell, based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Anderson.  Produced by Howard Ashman, John Musker.  Music by Alan…

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The Rescuers Down Under

HENDEL BUTOY, MIKE GABRIEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.   Inferior sequel to the delightful 1977 original has the clever agents for the Rescue Aid Society being recruited to Australia to save a kidnapped boy. Little mice Bernard and Bianca (Bob Newhart and Eva Gabor reprising their voice roles) are working towards solidifying their relationship…

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