Trog (1970)

FREDDIE FRANCIS Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5.  United Kingdom, 1970.  Herman Cohen Productions.  Original story by Peter Bryan, John Gilling, Screenplay by Aben Kandel.  Cinematography by Desmond Dickinson.  Produced by Herman Cohen.   Music by John Scott.   Production Design by Geoffrey Tozer.   Costume Design by Ron Beck.  Film Editing by Oswald Hafenrichter. Geologists exploring a…

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Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973)

GILBERT CATES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1973.  Rastar Pictures, Bright-Persky Associates.  Screenplay by Stewart Stern.  Cinematography by Gerald Hirschfeld.  Produced by Jack Brodsky, Gilbert Cates.  Music by Johnny Mandel.  Production Design by Peter Dohanos.  Costume Design by Anna Hill Johnstone.   Film Editing by Sidney Katz.  Joanne Woodward plays a posh New York…

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Windrider (1986)

VINCENT MONTON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.   Australia, 1986.  Barron Entertainment, Bush Christmas Productions Pty. Ltd..  Screenplay by Everett De Roche, Bonnie Harris.  Cinematography by Joseph Pickering.  Produced by Paul D. Barron.  Music by Kevin Peek.  Production Design by Phil Peters.  Costume Design by Noel Howell.  Film Editing by John Scott. Nicole Kidman has her first adult role in this…

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All Night Long (1962)

BASIL DEARDEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1962.  The Rank Organisation.  Screenplay by Nel King, Paul Jarrico, based on the play Othello by William Shakespeare.  Cinematography by Edward Scaife.  Produced by Michael Relph, Bob Roberts.  Music by Philip Green.  Production Design by Ray Simm.  Costume Design by Julie Harris.  Film Editing by John D. Guthridge. Shakespeare’s Othello is loosely updated to an anniversary…

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Map Of The Human Heart (1992)

VINCENT WARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Australia/United Kingdom/Canada/France, 1992.  Australian Film Finance Corporation, Les Films Ariane, Map Films, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Sunrise Pictures Company, Vincent Ward Films, Working Title Films.  Story by Vincent Ward, Screenplay by Louis Nowra.  Cinematography by Eduardo Serra.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Vincent Ward.  Music by Gabriel Yared.  Production Design by John Beard.  Costume Design by Renee April, Penny Rose.  Film…

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The Navigator: A Mediaeval Odyssey (1988)

VINCENT WARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Australia/New Zealand, 1988.  Arenafilm, Film Investment Corporation of New Zealand, The Australian Film Commission, New Zealand Film Commission, John Maynard Productions. Screenplay by Geoff Chapple, Kely Lyons, Vincent Ward.  Cinematography by Geoffrey Simpson.  Produced by John Maynard.  Music by Davood A. Tabrizi.  Production Design by Sally Campbell.  Costume Design by Glenys Jackson.  Film Editing by John Scott.  …

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I Spy (2002)

BETTY THOMAS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2002.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Tall Trees Productions, C-2 Pictures, Sheldon Leonard Productions.  Story by Marianne Wibberley, Cormac Wibberley, Screenplay by Marianne Wibberley, Cormac Wibberley, Jay Scherick, David Ronn, based on characters created by Morton S. Fine, David Friedkin.  Cinematography by Oliver Wood.  Produced by Mario Kassar, Betty Thomas, Jenno Topping.  Music by Richard…

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Roxanne (1987)

FRED SCHEPISI Bil’s rating (out of 5):    BBBB.5.  USA, 1987.  Columbia Pictures Industries, IndieProd Company Productions, L.A. Films.  Screenplay by Steve Martin, based on the play Cyrano De Bergerac by Edmond Rostand.  Cinematography by Ian Baker.  Produced by Daniel Melnick, Michael I. Rachmil.  Music by Bruce Smeaton.  Production Design by Jackson De Govia.  Costume Design by Richard Bruno, Tish Monaghan.  Film Editing by John Scott.  …

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The Quiet American (2002)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Germany/USA/United Kingdom/Australia/France, 2002.  Miramax, Intermedia Films, Mirage Enterprises, Saga, IMF Internationale Medien und Film GmbH & Co. 2. Produktions KG, Giai Phong Film Studio.  Screenplay by Christopher Hampton, Robert Schenkkan, based on the novel by Graham Greene.  Cinematography by Christopher Doyle.  Produced by Staffan Ahrenberg, Matthias Deyle, William Horberg.  Music by Craig Armstrong.  Production…

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Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Australia, 2002.  Rumbalara Films, The Australian Film Commission, Australian Film Finance Corporation, Lotteries Commission of Western Australia, Olsen Levy, Showtime Australia.  Screenplay by Christine Olsen, based on the book Follow The Rabbit-Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington.  Cinematography by Christopher Doyle.  Produced by Phillip Noyce, Christine Olsen, John Winter.  Music by Peter Gabriel.  Production Design by…

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Berserk (1967)

JIM O’CONNOLLY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom, 1967.  Herman Cohen Productions.  Story and Screenplay by Aben Kandel, Herman Cohen.  Cinematography by Desmond Dickinson. Produced by Herman Cohen.  Music by John Scott.  Production Design by Maurice Pelling.  Costume Design by Jay Hutchinson Scott.  Film Editing by Raymond Poulton.   This hilariously goofy thriller’s kitschy qualities are what make it so entertaining….

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The Deceivers (1988)

NICHOLAS MEYER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  India/United Kingdom, 1988.  Merchant Ivory Productions, Michael White Productions, Cinecom Pictures, Film Four International, Master Productions.  Screenplay by Michael Hirst, based on the novel by John Masters. Cinematography by Walter Lassally.  Produced by Ismail Merchant.  Music by John Scott.  Production Design by Ken Adam.  Costume Design by Jenny Beavan, John Bright.  Film Editing by…

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