Roger Corman’s Frankenstein Unbound (1990)

ROGER CORMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1990.  The Mount Company.  Screenplay by Roger Corman, F.X. Feeney, based on the novel by Brian Aldiss.  Cinematography by Armando Nannuzzi, Michael Scott.  Produced by Roger Corman, Kobi Jaeger, Thom Mount.  Music by Carl Davis.  Production Design by Enrico Tovaglieri.  Costume Design by Franca Zucchelli.  Film Editing by Mary Bauer, Jay Cassidy.   Roger Corman returns … More Roger Corman’s Frankenstein Unbound (1990)

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Ludwig

BBB (out of 5) The life of the Bavarian prince who died at 40 after barely twenty years on the throne is covered in this four hour period epic by Luchino Visconti, the film he has making when he had the stroke that would contribute to his death four years later. Helmut Berger in capes is a … More Ludwig

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Adua and Her Friends (Hungry For Love) (Adua e la Compagne)

BBBB.5 (out of 5) With the passing of laws that close the city’s brothels, four prostitutes decide to pool their savings and buy a restaurant in the country with the possibility of upstairs action for extra cash. The restaurant serves as a good retirement plan for when they’re too old to ply their usual wares, … More Adua and Her Friends (Hungry For Love) (Adua e la Compagne)

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Boccaccio ’70 (1962)

VITTORIO DE SICA, FEDERICO FELLINI, MARIO MONICELLI, LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Italy/France, 1962.  Cineriz, Concordia Compagnia Cinematografica, Francinex, Gray-Film.  Screenplay by Giovanni Arpino, Italo Calvino, Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Mario Monicelli, Goffredo Parise, Tullio Pinelli, Brunello Rondi, Luchino Visconti, Cesare Zavattini.  Cinematography by Otello Martelli, Armando Nannuzzi, Giuseppe Rotunno.  Produced by Carlo Ponti.  Music by Nino … More Boccaccio ’70 (1962)

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La Cage Aux Folles

BBBB (out of 5) A gay couple who own a drag cabaret in St. Tropez are pleased when their son comes home for a visit and announces that he is soon to be married. Their delight turns to disappointment, however, when he informs them that his fiancee’s family is very conservative and wouldn’t appreciate their … More La Cage Aux Folles

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Sandra (Vague Stars Of Ursa) (Vaghe Stelle Dell’Orsa…) (1965)

LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Italy, 1965.  Vides Cinematografica.  Story and Screenplay by Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Enrico Medioli, Luchino Visconti.  Cinematography by Armando Nannuzzi.  Produced by Franco Cristaldi.  Production Design by Mario Garbuglia.  Costume Design by Bice Brichetto.  Film Editing by Mario Serandrei.   Claudia Cardinale brings her American husband to her childhood home, a giant estate owned by her … More Sandra (Vague Stars Of Ursa) (Vaghe Stelle Dell’Orsa…) (1965)

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