Farewell, My Lovely (1975)

DICK RICHARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 1975. EK, ITC Films. Screenplay by David Zelag Goodman, based on the novel by Raymond Chandler. Cinematography by John A. Alonzo. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, George Pappas. Music by David Shire. Production Design by Dean Tavoularis. Costume Design by Sandy Berke Jordan, G. Tony Scarano. Film…

Rate this:

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…

Rate this:

The Walking Hills (1949)

JOHN STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1949.  Producers-Actors Corporation.   Story and Screenplay by Alan Le May, additional dialogue by Virginia Roddick.   Cinematography by Charles Lawton Jr..   Produced by Harry Joe Brown.   Music by Arthur Morton.   Production Design by Robert Peterson.  Costume Design by Jean Louis.  Film Editing by William A. Lyon.  John…

Rate this:

I Shot Jesse James (1949)

SAMUEL FULLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 1949.  Lippert Pictures.  Screenplay by Samuel Fuller, based on the article by Homer Croy.  Cinematography by Ernest Miller.  Produced by Carl K. Hittleman.  Music by Albert Glasser.  Production Design by Frank Hotaling.  Costume Design by Alfred Berke.  Film Editing by Paul Landres. Samuel Fuller’s directorial debut is a critical look at western mythmaking in advance…

Rate this:

All The King’s Men (1949)

ROBERT ROSSEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1949.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Robert Rossen, based on the novel by Robert Penn Warren.  Cinematography by Burnett Guffey.  Produced by Robert Rossen.  Music by Louis Gruenberg.  Production Design by Sturges Carne.  Costume Design by Jean Louis.  Film Editing by Al Clark.   Based on Robert Penn Warren’s novel, this thinly disguised biography of the rise and…

Rate this:

Red River (1948)

HOWARD HAWKS, ARTHUR ROSSEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1948.  Monterey Productions.  Story by Borden Chase, Screenplay by Borden Chase, Charles Schnee.  Cinematography by Russell Harlan. Produced by Howard Hawks.  Music by Dimitri Tiomkin.  Production Design by John Datu.  Costume Design by Jack E. Miller.  Film Editing by Christian Nyby.   Up there with The Searchers and Rio Bravo as the best westerns…

Rate this:

My Darling Clementine (1946)

JOHN FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.   USA, 1946.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Samuel G. Engel, Winston Miller, from a story by Sam Hellman, based on the book by Stuart N. Lake.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald.  Produced by Samuel G. Engel.  Music by Cyril J. Mockridge.  Production Design by James Basevi, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Rene Hubert.  Film Editing by Dorothy Spencer.  John…

Rate this:

Joan Of Arc (1948)

VICTOR FLEMING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.   USA, 1948.  Walter Wanger Productions.  Screenplay by Maxwell Anderson, Andrew Solt, based on the play Joan Of Lorraine by Maxwell Anderson.  Cinematography by Winton C. Hoch, William V. Skall, Joseph A. Valentine.  Produced by Walter Wanger.  Music by Hugo Friedhofer.  Production Design by Richard Day.  Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins, Barbara Karinska.  Film Editing by Frank Sullivan.  …

Rate this:

Spartacus (1960)

STANLEY KUBRICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  USA, 1960.  Bryna Productions.  Screenplay by Dalton Trumbo, based on the novel by Howard Fast.  Cinematography by Russell Metty.  Produced by Edward Lewis.  Music by Alex North.  Production Design by Alexander Golitzen.  Costume Design by Valles.  Film Editing by Robert Lawrence.  Academy Awards 1960.  Golden Globe Awards 1960.   Who would have thought that among the years of…

Rate this: