At Long Last Love (1975)

PETER BOGDANOVICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.   USA, 1975.  Copa del Oro, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Peter Bogdanovich.  Cinematography by Laszlo Kovacs.  Produced by Peter Bogdanovich, Frank Marshall.  Music by Artie Butler, Lionel Newman.   Production Design by Gene Allen.  Costume Design by Bobbie Mannix.  Film Editing by Douglas Robertson.   Peter Bogdanovich followed his successful run of hits (The Last Picture Show,…

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The Christine Jorgensen Story (1970)

IRVING RAPPER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.   USA, 1970.  Edward Small Productions.  Screenplay by Robert E. Kent, Ellis St. Joseph, based on the autiography by Christine Jorgensen.  Cinematography by Jacques R. Marquette.  Produced by Edward Small.  Music by Paul Sawtell, Bert Shefter.  Production Design by Frank Paul Sylos. Costume Design by Moss Mabry.  Film Editing by R.A. Radecki.  Podcasts:  BGM: Bad Gay Movies/Bitchy Gay Men….

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Rollercoaster (1977)

JAMES GOLDSTONE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   USA, 1977.  Universal Pictures.  Story by Sanford Sheldon, Richard Levinson, William Link, Screenplay by Richard Levinson, William Link, suggested by a story by Tommy Cook.  Cinematography by David M. Walsh.  Produced by Jennings Lang.  Music by Lalo Schifrin.  Production Design by Henry Bumstead.  Costume Design by Burton Miller.  Film Editing by Edward A. Biery, Richard M. Sprague….

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The Candidate (1972)

MICHAEL RITCHIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1972.  Redford-Ritchie Productions, Wildwood Enterprises.  Screenplay by Jeremy Larner.  Cinematography by Victor J. Kemper.  Produced by Walter Coblenz.  Music by John Rubinstein.  Production Design by Gene Callahan.  Costume Design by Patricia Norris.  Film Editing by Robert Estrin, Richard A. Harris.   Terrific political satire that takes place during a shift in the political machine being…

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Ordinary People (1980)

ROBERT REDFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1980.  Paramount Pictures, Wildwood Enterprises. Screenplay by Alvin Sargent, based on the novel by Judith Guest.  Cinematography by John Bailey.  Produced by Ronald L. Schwary.  Music by Marvin Hamlisch.  Production Design by J. Michael Riva, Brook Simons.  Costume Design by Bernie Pollack.  Film Editing by Jeff Kanew.   Casting against type is what’s best about…

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The Electric Horseman (1979)

SYDNEY POLLACK Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA, 1979.  Wildwood Enterprises.  Screen story by Paul Gaer, Robert Garland, Screenplay by Robert Garland, from a story by Shelly Burton.  Cinematography by Owen Roizman.  Produced by Ray Stark.  Music by Dave Grusin.  Production Design by Stephen B. Grimes.  Costume Design by Bernie Pollack.  Film Editing by Sheldon Kahn.   Enjoyable drama that succeeds mostly because…

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The Deer Hunter (1978)

MICHAEL CIMINO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1978.   EMI Films, Universal Pictures.   Story by Michael Cimino, Deric Washburn, Louis Garfinkle, Quinn K. Redeker, Screenplay by Deric Washburn.   Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced by Michael Cimino, Michael Deeley, John Peverall, Barry Spikings.   Music by Stanley Myers.   Production Design by Ron Hobbs, Kim Swados.   Costume Design by…

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