Birdemic: Shock and Terror (2010)

JAMES NGUYEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.  USA, 2010.  Expedition Films, Moviehead Pictures.  Story and Screenplay by James Nguyen.  Cinematography by Daniel Mai.  Produced by James Nguyen.  Music by Andrew Seger.  Production Design by John Davis.  Film Editing by Kim Chow. There’s a level of bad that almost becomes masterful, and it’s impossible to really communicate the feelings caused by this…

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A Countess From Hong Kong (1967)

CHARLES CHAPLIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom, 1967.  Chaplin Film Productions Ltd., Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Charles Chaplin.  Cinematography by Arthur Ibbetson.  Produced by Jerome Epstein.  Music by Charles Chaplin.  Production Design by Donald M. Ashton.  Costume Design by Olga Lehmann, Rosemary Burrows.  Film Editing by Gordon Hales. Charles Chaplin waited ten years to follow up the box office disappointment…

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Carol Channing: Larger Than Life (2012)

DORI BERINSTEIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2012.  Dramatic Forces.  Screenplay by Dori Berinstein, Adam Zucker.  Cinematography by Rob VanAlkemade.  Produced by Dori Berinstein.  Music by Craig Sharmat.  Film Editing by Adam Zucker.  Dorian Awards 2011.   She conquered Broadway when she originated the role of Lorelei in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, then made herself immortal with the lead in Hello,…

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Citizen Ruth (1996)

ALEXANDER PAYNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 1996.  Independent Pictures, Miramax.  Screenplay by Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor.  Cinematography by James Glennon.  Produced by Cathy Konrad, Cary Woods.  Music by Rolfe Kent.  Production Design by Jane Ann Stewart.  Costume Design by Tom McKinley.  Film Editing by Kevin Tent. Alexander Payne made a brilliant debut with this wonderful black comedy that deals with a real political…

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Pacific Heights (1990)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1990.  Morgan Creek Entertainment Group.  Screenplay by Daniel Pyne.  Cinematography by Amir Mokri.  Produced by Scott Rudin, William Sackheim.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Neil Spisak.  Costume Design by Bridget Kelly, Ann Roth.  Film Editing by Steven Ramirez, Mark Warner. Melanie Griffith and Matthew Modine finally get to purchase their dream home atop a gorgeous San Francisco hill,…

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Marnie (1964)

ALFRED HITCHCOCK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1964.  Universal Pictures, Geoffrey Stanley.  Screenplay by Jay Presson Allen, based on the novel by Winston Graham.  Cinematography by Robert Burks.  Produced by Alfred Hitchcock.  Music by Bernard Herrmann.  Production Design by Robert F. Boyle.  Costume Design by Edith Head.  Film Editing by George Tomasini.   This middling effort by Alfred Hitchcock is a psychologically sound…

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The Birds (1963)

ALFRED HITCHCOCK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1963.  Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions.  Screenplay by Evan Hunter, based on the story by Daphne Du Maurier.  Cinematography by Robert Burks.  Produced by Alfred Hitchcock.  Production Design by Robert F. Boyle.  Costume Design by Edith Head.  Film Editing by George Tomasini.   Tippi Hedren plays a rich young woman with expensive habits and wild…

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I Heart Huckabees (2004)

DAVID O. RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA/Germany, 2004.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Qwerty Films, Kanzeon, Scott Rudin Productions, N1 European Film Produktions GmbH & Co. KG.  Screenplay by David O. Russell, Jeff Baena.  Cinematography by Peter Deming.  Produced by Gregory Goodman, Scott Rudin, David O. Russell.  Music by Jon Brion.  Production Design by K.K. Barrett.  Costume Design by Mark Bridges.  Film Editing…

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