Along Came A Spider

BB.5 (out of 5) This follow-up to Kiss The Girls is a diverting thriller, but not in any way an intelligent one save for the classy performance by Morgan Freeman in the lead role. Continuing the character he played in the previous film, the plot concerns the kidnapping of a senator’s daughter and the search to … More Along Came A Spider

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Watchmen (2009)

ZACK SNYDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2009.  Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, Legendary Entertainment, Lawrence Gordon Productions, DC Comics.   Screenplay by David Hayter, Alex Tse, based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore, illustrated by Dave Gibbons.  Cinematography by Larry Fong.  Produced by Lawrence Gordon, Lloyd Levin, Deborah Snyder.  Music by Tyler Bates.  Production Design by Alex McDowell.  Costume Design by Michael Wilkinson.  Film … More Watchmen (2009)

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Hideaway

BB.5 (out of 5) Following a near-death experience in a car accident, Jeff Goldblum finds himself psychically linked to a disturbed Satan-worshipping teenager (Jeremy Sisto) with a similar episode in his past who is now intent on murdering Goldblum’s young daughter (Alicia Silverstone).  Looking inwards to his sixth sense, Goldblum tries desperately to catch the killer … More Hideaway

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The Accused

BBBB (out of 5) This impressive drama deals with an important issue and features excellent acting from all of its performers, which well overcome the times it feels. Jodie Foster plays a woman who gets viciously raped by three men at a local college student hangout while the rest of the guys hanging out in the … More The Accused

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Narrow Margin (1990)

PETER HYAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1990.  Carolco Pictures.  Screenplay by Peter Hyams, based on the earlier film story by Martin Goldsmith, Jack Leonard, screenplay by Earl Felton.  Cinematography by Peter Hyams.  Produced by Jonathan A. Zimbert.  Music by Bruce Broughton.  Production Design by Joel Schiller.  Costume Design by Ellen Mirojnick.  Film Editing by James Mitchell.   Remake of the 1952 Richard Fleischer thriller … More Narrow Margin (1990)

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Timecop (1994)

PETER HYAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Canada/USA/Japan, 1994.  Largo Entertainment, JVC Entertainment Networks, Signature Pictures, Renaissance Pictures, Dark Horse Entertainment, Largo International N.V..  Story by Mike Richardson, Mark Verheiden, Screenplay by Mark Verheiden, based on the comic series by Mike Richardson, Mark Verheiden.  Cinematography by Peter Hyams.  Produced by Moshe Diamant, Sam Raimi.  Music by Mark Isham.  Production Design by Philip … More Timecop (1994)

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Double Jeopardy

BB.5 (out of 5) Ashley Judd became a huge movie star when this lame thriller went number one at the box office for three weekends in a row. As a woman who is wrongly accused of murdering her husband when she blacks out on their yacht and wakes up to a bloody knife and no body, … More Double Jeopardy

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