King Kong (1976)

JOHN GUILLERMIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1976.  Dino De Laurentiis Company.  Screenplay by Lorenzo Semple Jr., based on the 1933 screenplay by James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose, from an idea conceived by Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace.  Cinematography by Richard H. Kline.  Produced by Dino De Laurentiis.  Music by John Barry.  Production … More King Kong (1976)

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A New Leaf (1971)

ELAINE MAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1971.  Aries Productions, Elkins Entertainment, Elkins Productions International Corporation.  Screenplay by Elaine May, based on the story The Green Heart by Jack Ritchie.  Cinematography by Gayne Rescher.  Produced by Hillard Elkins, Howard W. Koch, Joseph Manduke.  Production Design by Warren Clymer, Richard Fried.  Costume Design by Anthea Sylbert.  Film Editing by Don Guidice, Fredric … More A New Leaf (1971)

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The Last Tycoon (1976)

ELIA KAZAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA, 1976.  Academy Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Harold Pinter, based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald.  Cinematography by Victor J. Kemper.  Produced by Sam Spiegel.  Music by Maurice Jarre.  Production Design by Gene Callahan.  Costume Design by Anna Hill Johnstone, Anthea Sylbert.  Film Editing by Richard Marks.  Academy Awards 1976.   F. Scott Fitzgerald’s stories frequently take … More The Last Tycoon (1976)

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The Heartbreak Kid (1972)

ELAINE MAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1972.  Palomar Pictures.  Story by Bruce Jay Friedman, Screenplay by Neil Simon.  Cinematography by Owen Roizman.  Produced by Edgar J. Scherick.  Music by Garry Sherman.  Production Design by Richard Sylbert.  Costume Design by Anthea Sylbert.  Film Editing by John Carter.  Academy Awards 1972.  Golden Globe Awards 1972.   Without a doubt one of the funniest movies ever made. Charles Grodin is … More The Heartbreak Kid (1972)

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Wildcats

BB.5 (out of 5) Goldie Hawn‘s bubbly personality is perfectly suited to this tolerable comedy, though the screenplay and direction aren’t nearly up to the par of Private Benjamin or Butterflies Are Free. She plays a high school track coach who vies for the position of football coach when the job suddenly becomes vacant. Initially … More Wildcats

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Overboard

B (out of 5) One of Goldie Hawn‘s worst comedies is this utterly charmless piece of trash co-starring real-life partner Kurt Russell. She plays a millionaire’s wife with an attitude problem who falls off her expensive yacht and loses her memory. Acting on a silly impulse, widowed handyman Russell convinces her that she’s his wife … More Overboard

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