Super Fly (1972)

GORDON PARKS JR. Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB USA, 1972. Sig Shore Productions. Screenplay by Philip Fenty. Cinematography by James Signorelli. Produced by Sig Shore. Music by Curtis Mayfield. Costume Design by Nate Adams. Film Editing by Bob Brady. One of the biggest successes of the blaxploitation craze of the seventies, this surprise hit…

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The Legend of Black Charley (1972)

MARTIN GOLDMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original Title: The Legend of Ni*ger Charley USA, 1972. Eaves Movie Ranch, Paramount Pictures. Story by James Bellah, Screenplay by Martin Goldman, Larry G. Spangler. Cinematography by Peter Eco. Produced by Larry G. Spangler. Music by John Bennings. Production Design by Merrill Sindler. Costume Design by Joseph…

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Black Rodeo (1972)

JEFF KANEW Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 1972. Utopia Productions. Screenplay by Jeff Kanew. Cinematography by High Bell, Amin Q. Chaudhri, Louis San Andres, John M. Stephens, John Wing. Produced by Jeff Kanew. Film Editing by Jeff Kanew. Residents of Harlem are treated to the wonderful sight of cowboys on horseback riding up…

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Buck and the Preacher (1972)

SIDNEY POITIER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 USA, 1972. Columbia Pictures, E & R Productions Corp., Belafonte Enterprises. Story by Ernest Kinoy, Drake Walker, Screenplay by Ernest Kinoy. Cinematography by Álex Phillips Jr.. Produced by Joel Glickman. Music by Benny Carter. Production Design by Sydney Z. Litwack. Costume Design by Guy C. Verhille. Film…

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Beware! The Blob (1972)

LARRY HAGMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB USA, 1972. Jack H. Harris Enterprises. Screenplay by Jack Woods, Anthony Harris, based on the story A Chip Off the Old Blob by Richard Clair, Jack H. Harris. Cinematography by Al Hamm. Produced by Anthony Harris. Music by Mort Garson. Production Design by Raymond McGrath, Larry Wallin….

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Death Line (1972)

GARY SHERMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Alternate Title: Raw Meat United Kingdom, 1972.  Harbor Ventures, K-L Productions.   Story by Gary Sherman, Screenplay by Ceri Jones.   Cinematography by Alex Thomson.   Produced by Paul Maslansky.   Music by Wil Malone, Jeremy Rose.   Production Design by Denis Gordon-Orr.   Film Editing by Geoffrey Foot.  Two students getting off…

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Images (1972)

ROBERT ALTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1972.  Lions Gate Films.  Screenplay by Robert Altman, storybook narration by Susannah York.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.   Produced by Tommy Thompson.   Music by John Williams.   Production Design by Leon Ericksen.  Costume Design by Jack Gallagher.  Film Editing by Graeme Clifford.   Between releasing his panoramic, multi-cast…

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Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

ALAN GIBSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1972.  Hammer Films.  Screenplay by Don Houghton, based on characters created by Bram Stoker.   Cinematography by Dick Bush.  Produced by Josephine Douglas.  Music by Michael Vickers.  Production Design by Don Mingaye.  Costume Design by Rosemary Burrows.  Film Editing by James Needs. Hammer horror silliness should…

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Season Of The Witch (1972)

GEORGE A. ROMERO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB Alternate Title: Hungry Wives USA, 1972. Latent Image.  Screenplay by George A. Romero.  Cinematography by George A. Romero.  Produced by Nancy Romero.   Music by Steve Gorn.  Film Editing by George A. Romero. A suburban housewife (Jan White) is plagued by nightmares whose symbolism isn’t too hard…

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The Pied Piper (1972)

JACQUES DEMY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  United Kingdom/West Germany/USA, 1972.  Sagittarius Productions, Goodtimes Enterprises.   Screenplay by Andrew Birkin, Jacques Demy, Mark Peploe, based on the fairy tale by Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm and the poem by Robert Browning.  Cinematography by Peter Suschitzky.  Produced by David Puttnam, Sanford Lieberson.  Music by Donovan.  Production Design…

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The Seduction of Mimi (1972)

LINA WERTMULLER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Original title:  Mimì metallurgico ferito nell’onore Italy, 1972.  Euro International Film.   Story and Screenplay by Lina Wertmuller.  Cinematography by Dario Di Palma.  Produced by Romano Cardarelli, Daniele Senatore.  Music by Piero Piccioni.  Production Design by Amedeo Fago.  Costume Design by Enrico Job.  Film Editing by Franco Fraticelli.   Lina…

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The King Of Marvin Gardens (1972)

BOB RAFELSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.    USA, 1972.  BBS Productions, Columbia Pictures.   Story by Bob Rafelson, Jacob Brackman, Screenplay by Jacob Brackman.  Cinematography by Laszlo Kovacs.  Produced by Bob Rafelson.  Production Design by Toby Carr Rafelson.  Costume Design by G. Tony Scarano. Film Editing by John F. Link.  Jack Nicholson plays a…

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