Lolita (1997)

ADRIAN LYNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/France, 1997.  Guild, Lolita Productions, Pathé.  Screenplay by Stephen Schiff, based on the novel Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov.  Cinematography by Howard Atherton.  Produced by Mario Kassar, Joel B. Michaels.  Music by Ennio Morricone.  Production Design by Jon Hutman.  Costume Design by Judianna Makovsky.  Film Editing by David Brenner, Julie Monroe.  National Board of Review Awards 1998.   Vladimir…

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The Luzhin Defence (2000)

MARLEEN GORRIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/France, 2000.  C.R.G. International, Clear Blue Sky Productions, France 2 Cinema, ICE3, Lantia Cinema & Audiovisivi, Magic Media, Renaissance Films.  Screenplay by Peter Berry, based on the novel Zashchita Luzhina by Vladimir Nabokov.  Cinematography by Bernard Lutic.  Produced by Louis Becker, Stephen Evans, Philippe Guez, Caroline Wood.  Music by Alexandre Desplat.  Production Design by…

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Lolita (1962)

STANLEY KUBRICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  United Kingdom, 1962.  A.A. Productions Ltd., Anya, Transworld Pictures.  Screenplay by Vladimir Nabokov, based on his novel.  Cinematography by Oswald Morris.  Produced by James B. Harris.  Music by Nelson Riddle.  Production Design by William C. Andrews.  Costume Design by Elsa Fennell.  Film Editing by Anthony Harvey.   Humbert Humbert (James Mason) arrives from Europe to a…

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