American Gigolo (1980)

PAUL SCHRADER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1980.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Paul Schrader.  Cinematography by John Bailey.  Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.  Music by Giorgio Moroder.  Production Design by Edward Richardson.  Costume Design by Giorgio Armani.  Film Editing by Richard Halsey.  Golden Globe Awards 1980. Richard Gere made an icon of himself in this supposedly groundbreaking film, one that is only memorable because for once…

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Airport (1970)

GEORGE SEATON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1970.  Universal Pictures, Ross Hunter Productions. Screenplay by George Seaton, based on the novel by Arthur Hailey.  Cinematography by Ernest Laszlo.  Produced by Ross Hunter.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by E. Preston Ames, Alexander Golitzen.  Costume Design by Edith Head.  Film Editing by Stuart Gilmore.  Academy Awards 1970.  Golden Globe Awards 1970. What’s most laughable…

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The Hideaways (1973)

FIELDER COOK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Alternate title:  From The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler USA, 1973.  Cinema 5, Westfall Productions.  Screenplay by Blanche Hanalis, based on the novel by E.L. Konigsburg.  Cinematography by Victor J. Kemper.  Produced by Charles G. Mortimer Jr..  Music by Donald Devor.  Production Design by Philip Rosenberg.  Costume Design by Linda Wayne Howard.  Film Editing by…

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