My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Dalida Pour Toujours (1977)

MICHEL DUMOULIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  France, 1977.  Productions Orlando.  Produced by Orlando.   Among the most popular singers of her day, and reportedly the most celebrated in France’s music history, Dalida (born … Continue reading

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November 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Short Eyes (1977)

ROBERT M. YOUNG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1977.  Screenplay by Miguel Pinero, based on his play. Cinematography by Peter Sova. Produced by Lewis Harris, Robert M. Young. Music by Curtis Mayfield.  Production Design … Continue reading

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September 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)

JOHN LANDIS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1977.  KFM Films.  Screenplay by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker.  Cinematography by Stephen M. Katz.  Produced by Robert K. Weiss.  Music by Igo Kantor.  Production Design by Rick … Continue reading

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September 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

One Sings, The Other Doesn’t (L’une chante, l’autre pas) (1977)

AGNES VARDA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Venezuela/France/Belgium, 1977.  Ciné Tamaris, INLC,  Institut National de L’Audiovisuel, Paradise, Population,  Societe Francaise de Production.  Screenplay by Agnès Varda.  Cinematography by Charles Van Damme.  Music by François Wertheimer.  Production Design … Continue reading

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April 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Deep (1977)

PETER YATES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/United Kingdom, 1977.  Casablanca Filmworks, EMI Films.  Screenplay by Peter Benchley, Tracy Keenan Wynn, based on the novel by Peter Benchley.  Cinematography by Christopher Challis.  Produced by … Continue reading

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January 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Islands In The Stream (1977)

FRANKLIN J. SCHAFFNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1977. Paramount Pictures, Zeeuwse Maatschappij N.V..  Screenplay by Denne Part Petitclerc, based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway.  Cinematography by Fred J. Koenekamp. Produced by … Continue reading

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January 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

HAL NEEDHAM Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1977.  Universal Pictures, Rastar Pictures.  Story by Hal Needham, Robert L. Levy, Screenplay by James Lee Barrett, Charles Shyer, Alan Mandel.  Cinematography by Bobby Byrne.  Produced … Continue reading

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November 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Special Day (Una Giornata Particolare) (1977)

ETTORE SCOLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Italy/Canada, 1977.  Compagnia Cinematografica Champion, Canafox Films.  Screenplay by Ruggero Maccari, Ettore Scola, collaboration with Maurizio Costanzo.  Cinematography by Pasqualino de Santis.   Produced by Carlo Ponti.  Music … Continue reading

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November 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Report (Gozaresh) (1977)

ABBAS KIAROSTAMI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Iran, 1977.  Screenplay by Abbas Kiarostami.  Cinematography by Ali Reza Zarrindast.  Produced by Bahman Farmanara.  Production Design by Ahmad Mirshekan.  Film Editing by Mahtalat Mirfenderski.   Abbas Kiarostami looks at … Continue reading

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November 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Joseph Andrews (1977)

TONY RICHARDSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom, 1977.  Woodfall Film Productions.  Screen story by Tony Richardson, Screenplay by Allan Scott, Chris Bryant, based on the novel by Henry Fielding.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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October 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Capricorn One (1977)

PETER HYAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/United Kingdom, 1977.  Associated General Films, ITC Films.  Screenplay by Peter Hyams.  Cinematography by Bill Butler.  Produced by Paul N. Lazarus III.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Albert … Continue reading

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October 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Rollercoaster (1977)

JAMES GOLDSTONE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1977.  Universal Pictures.  Story by Sanford Sheldon, Richard Levinson, William Link, Screenplay by Richard Levinson, William Link, suggested by a story by Tommy Cook.  Cinematography by David … Continue reading

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August 24, 2017 · Leave a comment