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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The Learning Tree (1969)

GORDON PARKS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 1969. Winger. Screenplay by Gordon Parks, based on his novel. Cinematography by Burnett Guffey. Produced by Gordon Parks. Music by Gordon Parks. Production Design by Edward D. Engoron. Costume Design by Rose Brandi, Wayne Reed, Ermon Sessions, Janet Strong. Film Editing by George R. Rohrs. Gordon…

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Chasing Ice (2012)

JEFF ORLOWSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2012.  Exposure, Diamond Docs.  Screenplay by Mark Monroe.  Cinematography by Jeff Orlowski.  Produced by Jerry Aronson, Jeff Orlowski.  Music by J. Ralph.  Film Editing by Davis Coombe.  Academy Awards 2012. After a successful career as commercial photographer, James Balog found he wished to reveal something vital about human existence using his camera and not just…

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Nothing But A Man (1964)

MICHAEL ROEMER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1964.  DuArt Film and Video, Nothing But a Man Company.  Screenplay by Michael Roemer, Robert M. Young.  Cinematography by Robert M. Young.  Produced by Michael Roemer, Robert Rubin, Robert M. Young.  Costume Design by Nancy Ruffing.  Film Editing by Luke Bennett.   This wonderfully honest, low-budget film tells of an Alabama highway worker (Ivan…

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