Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

ALAN GIBSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1972.  Hammer Films.  Screenplay by Don Houghton, based on characters created by Bram Stoker.   Cinematography by Dick Bush.  Produced by Josephine Douglas.  Music by Michael Vickers.  Production Design by Don Mingaye.  Costume Design by Rosemary Burrows.  Film Editing by James Needs. Hammer horror silliness should…

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Son of the Pink Panther (1993)

BLAKE EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.   Italy/USA, 1993.  Filmauro, International Traders, United Artists.  Story by Blake Edwards, Screenplay by Blake Edwards, Madeline Sunshine, Steven Sunshine, based on characters created by Maurice Richlin, Blake Edwards.  Cinematography by Dick Bush.  Produced by Tony Adams, Friend Michael Wells.  Music by Henry Mancini.  Production Design by Peter Mullins.  Costume Design by Annie Crawford.   Film…

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Sorcerer (1977)

WILLIAM FRIEDKIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1977.  Film Properties International N.V., Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Walon Green, based on the novel The Wages of Fear by Georges Arnaud.  Cinematography by Dick Bush, John M. Stephens.  Produced by William Friedkin.  Music by Tangerine Dream.  Production Design by John Box.  Costume Design by Anthony Powell.  Film Editing by Robert K. Lambert, Bud S….

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When Dinosaurs Ruled The Earth (1970)

VAL GUEST Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  United Kingdom, 1970.  Hammer Films.  Screenplay by Val Guest, treatment by J.G. Ballard.  Cinematography by Dick Bush.  Produced by Aida Young.  Music by Mario Nascimbene.  Production Design by John Blezard.  Costume Design by Carl Toms.  Film Editing by Peter Curran.   Definitely worth watching for the kitsch factor if not the visual effects, which were groundbreaking…

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Yanks (1979)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/West Germany/United Kingdom, 1979.  CIP Filmproduktion GmbH.  Story by Colin Welland, Screenplay by Colin Welland, Walter Bernstein.  Cinematography by Dick Bush.  Produced by Joseph Janni, Lester Persky.  Music by Richard Rodney Bennett.  Production Design by Brian Morris.  Costume Design by Shirley Russell.  Film Editing by Jim Clark.   ‘The Yanks are overpaid, oversexed and over here!’ were…

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The Lair Of The White Worm (1988)

KEN RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  United Kingdom/USA, 1988.  White Lair.  Screenplay by Ken Russell, based on the novel by Bram Stoker.  Cinematography by Dick Bush.  Produced by Ken Russell.  Music by Stanislas Syrewicz.  Production Design by Anne Tilby.  Costume Design by Michael Jeffery.  Film Editing by Peter Davies.   An English village that celebrates the mythical slaying of a dragon gets the surprise…

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Tommy (1975)

KEN RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom, 1975.  Robert Stigwood Organisation Ltd., Hemdale.  Screenplay by Ken Russell, additional material by John Entwistle, Keith Moon, based on the rock opera by Pete Townshend.  Cinematography by Dick Bush, Robin Lehman, Ronnie Taylor.  Produced by Ken Russell, Robert Stigwood.  Production Design by John Clark.  Costume Design by Shirley Russell.  Film Editing by Stuart…

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Staying Together

LEE GRANT Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.   Enjoyable family drama directed by Oscar-winner Lee Grant has strong characters and an unsentimental but emotional story that overcomes its deja vu qualities. Three brothers experience instant coming-of-age when their restaurant-owning father announces that he has sold his establishment as he is sick and tired of it….

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Switch (1991)

BLAKE EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1991.  Beco Films, Cinema Plus, Home Box Office.  Screenplay by Blake Edwards.  Cinematography by Dick Bush.  Produced by Tony Adams.  Music by Henry Mancini.  Production Design by Rodger Maus.  Costume Design by Ellen Mirojnick.  Film Editing by Robert Pergament.   Ellen Barkin‘s hysterical performance is the main reason to watch this one-joke comedy. One of…

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Trail Of The Pink Panther (1982)

BLAKE EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1982.  United Artists, Blake Edwards, Titan Productions, Lakeline Productions Ltd., Amjo Productions.  Story by Blake Edwards, Screenplay by Blake Edwards, Geoffrey Edwards, Tom Waldman, Frank Waldman.  Cinematography by Dick Bush.  Produced by Tony Adams, Blake Edwards.  Music by Henry Mancini.  Production Design by Peter Mullins.  Costume Design by Patricia Edwards.  Film Editing by Alan…

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Victor/Victoria (1982)

BLAKE EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1982.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Buckhantz-NMC Company, Peerford Ltd., Artista Management, Blake Edwards Entertainment, Ladbroke.  Screenplay by Blake Edwards, based on the screenplay by Reinhold Schünzel, from a concept by Hans Hoemburg.  Cinematography by Dick Bush.  Produced by Tony Adams, Blake Edwards.  Music by Henry Mancini.  Production Design by Rodger Maus.  Costume Design by Patricia Norris.  Film Editing…

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