Sons And Lovers (1960)

JACK CARDIFF Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1960.  Jerry Wald Productions.  Screenplay by Gavin Lambert, T.E.B. Clarke, based on the novel by D.H. Lawrence.  Cinematography by Freddie Francis.  Produced by Jerry Wald.  Music by Mario Nascimbene.  Production Design by Thomas N. Morahan.  Costume Design by Margaret Furse.  Film Editing by Gordon Pilkington.  Academy Awards 1960.  Cannes Film Festival 1960.  Golden Globe Awards 1960.  National Board of…

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The Haunted Strangler (1958)

ROBERT DAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1958.  Amalgamated Productions.  Screenplay by Jan Read, John Croydon, from the story Stranglehold by Jan Read.  Cinematography by Lionel Banes.  Produced by John Croydon.  Music by Buxton Orr.  Production Design by John Elphick.  Costume Design by Anna Duse.  Film Editing by Peter Mayhew.   Boris Karloff is once again the well-meaning man who cannot help but…

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Sugar

JOHN PALMER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Canada, 2004.  New Real Films, Actra Tip, On the Stroll Productions.  Screenplay by Todd Klinck, Jaie Laplante, John Palmer, based on short stories by Bruce LaBruce.  Cinematography by John Westheuser.  Produced by John Buchan, Damion Nurse.  Music by Ravi Persaud.  Film Editing by Robert Kennedy.   An entire movie about junkie hustlers, how fun. Andre Noble is…

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Hobson’s Choice (1954)

DAVID LEAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB. United Kingdom, 1954.  London Film Productions, British Lion Film Corporation.  Screenplay by David Lean, Norman Spencer, Wynyard Browne, based on the play by Harold Brighouse.  Cinematography by Jack Hildyard.  Produced by David Lean.  Music by Malcolm Arnold.  Production Design by Wilfred Shingleton.  Costume Design by John Armstrong.  Film Editing by Peter Taylor. One of Britain’s most…

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