Accident (1967)

JOSEPH LOSEY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB United Kingdom, 1967. Royal Avenue Chelsea. Screenplay by Harold Pinter, based on the novel by Nicholas Mosley. Cinematography by Gerry Fisher. Produced by Joseph Losey, Norman Priggen. Music by John Dankworth. Production Design by Carmen Dillon. Costume Design by Beatrice Dawson. Film Editing by Reginald Beck. Cannes…

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The Sleeping Tiger (1954)

JOSEPH LOSEY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1954.  Victor Hanbury Productions, Sidney Cohn.  Screenplay by Harold Buchman, Carl Foreman, based on the novel by Maurice Moiseiwitsch.  Cinematography by Harry Waxman.   Produced by Victor Hanbury.   Music by Malcolm Arnold.  Production Design by John Stoll.  Costume Design by Evelyn Gibbs.   Film Editing by Reginald…

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These Are The Damned (1962)

JOSEPH LOSEY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB Alternate Title: The Damned United Kingdom, 1962.  Hammer Films.  Screenplay by Evan Jones, based on the novel by H.L. Lawrence.   Cinematography by Arthur Grant.   Produced by Anthony Hinds.   Music by James Bernard.   Production Design by Bernard Robinson.  Costume Design by Molly Arbuthnot.   Film Editing by Reginald Mills….

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Wilson (1944)

HENRY KING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1944.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Lamar Trotti.  Cinematography by Leon Shamroy, Ernest Palmer.  Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by James Basevi, Wiard Ihnen.  Costume Design by Rene Hubert.  Film Editing by Barbara McLean.  Academy Awards 1944.  Golden Globe Awards 1944. Fox head Darryl F. Zanuck really put his…

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Modesty Blaise (1966)

JOSEPH LOSEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1966.  Modesty Blaise Ltd., Twentieth Century-Fox Productions.  Screenplay by Evan Jones, based on the comic strip by Peter O’Donnell, Jim Holdaway. Cinematography by Jack Hildyard.  Produced by Joseph Janni.  Music by John Dankworth.  Production Design by Richard Macdonald.  Costume Design by Beatrice Dawson.  Film Editing by Reginald Beck.  Cannes Film Festival 1966. She’s…

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Nicholas And Alexandra (1971)

FRANKLIN J. SCHAFFNER Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5.  United Kingdom, 1971.  Horizon Pictures.  Screenplay by James Goldman, additional dialogue by Edward Bond, based on the book by Robert K. Massie.  Cinematography by Freddie Young.  Produced by Sam Spiegel.  Music by Richard Rodney Bennett.  Production Design by John Box.  Costume Design by Yvonne Blake.  Film Editing by Ernest Walter.  Academy Awards 1971.  Golden Globe Awards 1971.  National Board of Review…

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You Only Live Twice (1967)

LEWIS GILBERT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1967.  Eon Productions.  Screenplay by Roald Dahl, additional story material by Harold Jack Bloom, based on the novel by Ian Fleming.  Cinematography by Freddie Young.  Produced by Albert R. Broccoli, Harry Saltzman.  Music by John Barry.  Production Design by Ken Adam.  Costume Design by Eileen Sullivan.  Film Editing by Thelma Connell.   When an American…

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Gorky Park (1983)

MICHAEL APTED Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1983.  Eagle Associates, Major Studio Partners.  Screenplay by Dennis Potter, based on the novel by Martin Cruz Smith.  Cinematography by Ralf D. Bode.  Produced by Gene Kirkwood.  Music by James Horner.  Production Design by Paul Sylbert.  Costume Design by Richard Bruno.  Film Editing by Dennis Virkler.  Golden Globe Awards 1983. Unmotivating thriller tries to arouse interest…

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The Longest Day (1962)

KEN ANNAKIN, ANDREW MARTON, BERNHARD WICKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1962.  Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Cornelius Ryan, additional episodes by Romain Gary, James Jones, David Pursall, Jack Seddon, based on the book by Cornelius Ryan.  Cinematography by Jean Bourgoin, Walter Wottitz.  Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.  Music by Maurice Jarre.  Production Design by Leon…

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