Flatliners

BBB.5 (out of 5) Apparently medical school doesn’t keep you busy enough: a group of students find that taking themselves to the brink of death gives them insights to the great beyond. It also gives them strange visions relating to their own long-kept memories and childhood experiences that start to seep into their waking life … More Flatliners

Rate this:

Unstrung Heroes

BBBB (out of 5) Diane Keaton directs this bittersweet tale of a boy growing up under the experience of losing his mother (Andie MacDowell). He finds refuge in the companionship of two positively insane uncles (Maury Chaykin, Michael Richards) who help him deal with his terrible impending loss while his father (John Turturro) is too wrapped … More Unstrung Heroes

Rate this:

Bad Girls

BB.5 (out of 5) Silly Revlon western does everything possible to ruin the fun that the four strong women leads are obviously having. Drew Barrymore, Andie MacDowell, Mary Stuart Masterson and Madeleine Stowe are four ladies in the wild, wild west who are on the run from the law when one of them kills a popular citizen … More Bad Girls

Rate this:

The Truman Show (1998)

PETER WEIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1998.  Paramount Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Andrew Niccol.  Cinematography by Peter Biziou.  Produced by Edward S. Feldman, Andrew Niccol, Scott Rudin, Adam Schroeder.  Music by Burkhard von Dallwitz.  Production Design by Dennis Gassner.  Costume Design by Marilyn Matthews.  Film Editing by William M. Anderson, Lee Smith.  Academy Awards 1998.  Golden Globe Awards 1998.   Perfectly written, acted, directed … More The Truman Show (1998)

Rate this: