The Eiger Sanction (1975)

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB USA, 1975. The Malpaso Company, Jennings Lang, Universal Pictures. Screenplay by Hal Dresner, Warren Murphy, Rod Whitaker, based on the novel by Rod Whitaker. Cinematography by Frank Stanley. Produced by Robert Daley. Music by John Williams. Production Design by George C. Webb, John M. Dwyer, Aurelio Crugnola….

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India Song (1975)

MARGUERITE DURAS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 France, 1975. Sunchild Productions, Les Films Armorial. Screenplay by Marguerite Duras. Cinematography by Bruno Nuytten. Produced by Simon Damiani, André Valio-Cavaglione. Music by Carlos D’Alessio. Film Editing by Solange Leprince. Probably the best known of Marguerite Duras’ directorial efforts, this photographically pristine film will frustrate all but…

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Autour De Jeanne Dielman (1975)

SAMI FREY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB France, 1975. Cinematography by Sami Frey. Film Editing by Chantal Akerman, Sami Frey. This is a must-see for fans of either director Chantal Akerman or actress Delphine Seyrig, an intimate and detailed look at their working process while creating Akerman’s 1975 masterpiece Jeanne Dielman 23 Quai Du…

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Deep Red (1975)

DARIO ARGENTO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original Title: Profondo Rosso Italy, 1975. Rizzoli Film, Seda Spettacoli. Screenplay by Dario Argento, Bernardino Zapponi. Cinematography by Luigi Kuveiller. Produced by Salvatore Argento. Music by Giorgio Gaslini, Goblin. Production Design by Giuseppe Bassan. Costume Design by Elena Mannini. Film Editing by Franco Fraticelli. One of Dario…

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Two Tons Of Turquoise To Taos Tonight (1975)

ROBERT DOWNEY SR. Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB Alternate Title: Moment To Moment USA, 1975. Goosedown Production. Screenplay by Robert Downey Sr., Elsie Downey. Produced by Raymond Lofaro, Max L. Raab, Bette Wanderman. Music by Arica, Jack Nitzsche, David Sanborn. Film Editing by Stanley Warnow. The film’s original title, Moment To Moment, better conveys…

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Farewell, My Lovely (1975)

DICK RICHARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 1975. EK, ITC Films. Screenplay by David Zelag Goodman, based on the novel by Raymond Chandler. Cinematography by John A. Alonzo. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, George Pappas. Music by David Shire. Production Design by Dean Tavoularis. Costume Design by Sandy Berke Jordan, G. Tony Scarano. Film…

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Night Moves (1975)

ARTHUR PENN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 1975. Warner Bros., Hiller Productions, Layton Productions, Major Studio Partners. Screenplay by Alan Sharp. Cinematography by Bruce Surtees. Produced by Robert M. Sherman. Music by Michael Small. Production Design by George Jenkins. Costume Design by Rita Riggs. Film Editing by Dede Allen, Stephen A. Rotter. This…

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Night Train Murders (1975)

ALDO LADO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original Title: L’ultimo treno della notte Alternate Title: Last Stop On The Night Train, Late Night Trains Italy/West Germany/Austria, 1975. European Incorporation, Rewind Film. Story by Roberto Infascelli, Ettore Sanzò, Screenplay by Renato Izzo, Aldo Lado. Cinematography by Gabor Pogany. Produced by Pino Buricchi, Paolo Infascelli. Music…

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Shivers (1975)

DAVID CRONENBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB. Alternate Title: They Came From Within Canada, 1975. Cinépix Film Properties, DAL Productions, Canadian Film Development Corporation. Screenplay by David Cronenberg. Cinematography by Robert Saad. Produced by Ivan Reitman. Music by Ivan Reitman. Production Design by Erla Gliserman. Film Editing by Patrick Dodd. David Cronenberg makes his…

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The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother (1975)

GENE WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB. Alternate title: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother United Kingdom/USA, 1975.  Jouer Films, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Gene Wilder, based on characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced by Richard A. Roth.   Music by John Morris.  Production Design by Terence Marsh. …

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The Hindenburg (1975)

ROBERT WISE Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA, 1975.  The Filmakers Group, Universal Pictures.  Screen story by Richard Levinson, William Link, Screenplay by Nelson Gidding, based on the book by Michael M. Mooney.  Cinematography by Robert Surtees.  Produced by Robert Wise.  Music by David Shire.  Production Design by Edward C. Carfagno.  Costume Design by…

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Mahogany (1975)

BERRY GORDY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.   USA, 1975.  Motown Productions, Nikor Productions, Paramount Pictures.  Story by Toni Amber, Screenplay by John Byrum.  Cinematography by David Watkin.  Produced by Jack Ballard, Rob Cohen.  Music by Michael Masser.  Production Design by Aurelio Crugnola, Leon Erickson.  Costume Design by Diana Ross.  Film Editing by Peter Zinner.  Diana Ross follows her triumph as Billie…

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