Queen Bee (1955)

RANALD MacDOUGALL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 1955. Columbia Pictures. Screenplay by Ranald MacDougall, based on the novel by Edna Lee. Cinematography by Charles Lang. Produced by Jerry Wald. Music by George Duning. Production Design by Ross Bellah. Costume Design by Jean Louis. Film Editing by Viola Lawrence. Sweet and young Lucy Marlow…

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Friday The 13th Part III (1982)

STEVE MINER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.   USA, 1982.  Paramount Pictures, Georgetown Productions Inc., Jason Productions, Sean S. Cunningham Films.  Screenplay by Martin Kitrosser, Carol Watson, based on characters created by Victor Miller, Ron Kurz, Sean S. Cunningham.  Cinematography by Gerald Feil.  Produced by Frank Mancuso Jr..  Music by Harry Manfredini.  Production Design by Robb Wilson King.  Costume Design by Sandi Love.  Film Editing…

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Friday The 13th Part 2 (1981)

STEVE MINER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   USA, 1981.  Georgetown Productions Inc., Sean S. Cunningham Films.  Screenplay by Ron Kurz, based on characters created by Victor Miller.  Cinematography by Peter Stein.  Produced by Steve Miner.  Music by Harry Manfredini.  Production Design by Virginia Field.  Costume Design by Ellen Lutter.  Film Editing by Susan E. Cunningham. The creators of the original film painted themselves…

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Mister Roberts (1955)

MERVYN LeROY, JOHN FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   USA, 1955.  Warner Bros., Orange.  Screenplay by Frank S. Nugent, Joshua Logan, based on the play by Thomas Heggen, Joshua Logan, from the novel by Thomas Heggen.  Cinematography by Winton C. Hoch.  Produced by Leland Hayward.  Music by Franz Waxman.  Production Design by Art Loel.  Costume Design by Moss Mabry.  Film Editing by Jack…

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It Happened To Jane (1959)

RICHARD QUINE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1959.  Arwin Productions.  Story by Max Wilk, Norman Katkov, Screenplay by Norman Katkov.   Cinematography by Charles Lawton Jr..  Produced by Richard Quine.   Music by George Duning.  Production Design by Cary Odell.  Film Editing by Charles Nelson.   Minor Doris Day comedy that would be improved by some minor cuts to its healthy running…

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Friday The 13th

BB (out of 5) The success of John Carpenter’s excellent Halloween prompted the production of countless teen-oriented slasher movies, the longest-running franchise being this particularly unimaginative series. In the opening chapter, Camp Crystal Lake is preparing to re-open after the brutal murder of two counselors closed it down thirteen years earlier. Trouble is, whatever pesky…

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