Across 110th Street (1973)

BARRY SHEAR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 USA, 1973. Film Guarantors. Screenplay by Luther Davis, based on the novel Across 110th by Wally Ferris. Cinematography by Jack Priestley. Produced by Fouad Said, Ralph B. Sharpe. Music by J.J. Johnson. Production Design by Perry Watkins. Costume Design by Joseph Fretwell III. Film Editing by Byron…

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Network (1976)

SIDNEY LUMET Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1976.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Paddy Chayefsky.  Cinematography by Owen Roizman.  Produced by Howard Gottfried.  Music by Elliot Lawrence.  Production Design by Philip Rosenberg.  Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge.  Film Editing by Alan Heim.   Riveting look at television news media, starring Peter Finch as an anchorman whose waning ratings prompt his bosses to fire him. His…

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Joe (1970)

JOHN G. AVILDSEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1970.  Cannon Group, The D.C. Company.  Screenplay by Norman Wexler.  Cinematography by John G. Avildsen.  Produced by David Gil.  Music by Bobby Scott.  Costume Design by Andrew Kay.  Film Editing by George T. Norris.   This interesting, grungy little drama captures the frustrations of regular middle-aged folks and their reactions to the hippie…

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