The Oscar (1966)

RUSSELL ROUSE Bil’s rating (out of 5): B USA, 1966. Greene-Rouse Productions. Screenplay by Harlan Ellison, Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene, based on the novel by Richard Sale. Cinematography by Joseph Ruttenberg. Produced by Clarence Greene. Music by Percy Faith. Production Design by Arthur Lonergan, Hal Pereira. Costume Design by Edith Head. Film Editing by Chester…

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The Muppet Movie (1979)

JAMES FRAWLEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1979.  Henson Associates, ITC Films.  Screenplay by Jack Burns, Jerry Juhl.  Cinematography by Isidore Mankofsky.  Produced by Jim Henson.  Music by Kenny Ascher, Paul Williams.  Production Design by Joel Schiller.  Costume Design by Gwen Capetanos.  Film Editing by Christopher Greenbury.   The first of many big screen adventures that would bring Jim Henson’s loveably furry creations to…

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Let’s Make Love (1960)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1960.  Jerry Wald Productions.  Screenplay by Norman Krasna, additional material by Hal Kanter.  Cinematography by Daniel L. Fapp.  Produced by Jerry Wald.  Music by Lionel Newman.  Production Design by Gene Allen, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins.  Film Editing by David Bretherton.   The last musical Marilyn Monroe ever appeared in was this so-so…

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Broadway Danny Rose (1984)

WOODY ALLEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.   USA, 1984.  Orion Pictures, Jack Rollins & Charles H. Joffe Productions.  Screenplay by Woody Allen.  Cinematography by Gordon Willis.  Produced by Robert Greenhut.  Production Design by Mel Bourne.  Costume Design by Jeffrey Kurland.  Film Editing by Susan E. Morse.   This wonderful comedy by Woody Allen finds the great director smack dab in the middle of his…

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