Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)

OSSIE DAVIS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 1970. Formosa Productions. Screenplay by Arnold Perl, Ossie Davis, based on the novel by Chester Himes. Cinematography by Gerald Hirschfeld. Produced by Samuel Goldwyn Jr.. Music by Galt MacDermot. Production Design by Emanuel Gerard. Costume Design by Anna Hill Johnstone. Film Editing by Robert Q. Lovett….

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The Fortune Cookie (1966)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1966.  The Mirisch Corporation, Phalanx-Jalem.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond.  Cinematography by Joseph LaShelle.  Produced by Billy Wilder.  Music by Andre Previn.  Production Design by Robert Luthardt.  Costume Design by Charles Arrico, Paula Giokaris.  Film Editing by Daniel Mandell.   This was the first time that Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau were teamed up on screen, and…

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The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)

NORMAN JEWISON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1968.  The Mirisch Corporation, Simkoe, Solar Productions.  Screenplay by Alan Trustman.  Cinematography by Haskell Wexler.  Produced by Norman Jewison.  Music by Michel Legrand.  Production Design by Robert F. Boyle.  Costume Design by Theadora Van Runkle.  Film Editing by Hal Ashby, Byron ‘Buzz’ Brandt, Ralph E. Winters.   Steve McQueen plays a business tycoon who is so…

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