Voyage Of The Damned (1976)

STUART ROSENBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1976.  Associated General Films, Robert Fryer Production, ITC Entertainment.  Screenplay by Steve Shagan, David Butler, based on the book by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan Witts.   Cinematography by Billy Williams.   Produced by Robert Fryer.   Music by Lalo Schifrin.    Production Design by Wilfred Shingleton.  Costume…

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Taras Bulba (1962)

J. LEE THOMPSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Yugoslavia/USA, 1962.  Avala Film, Harold Hecht Productions.  Screenplay by Waldo Salt, Karl Tunberg, based on the novel by Nikolai Gogol.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald. Produced by Harold Hecht.  Music by Franz Waxman.  Production Design by Edward Carrere.  Costume Design by Norma Koch.  Film Editing by Folmar Blangsted, Gene Milford, William Reynolds, Eda Warren.   Anyone looking for…

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Baby Boom (1987)

CHARLES SHYER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1987.  United Artists, Meyers/Shyer.  Screenplay by Nancy Meyers, Charles Shyer.  Cinematography by William A. Fraker.  Produced by Nancy Meyers.  Music by Bill Conti.  Production Design by Jeffrey Howard.  Costume Design by Susan Becker.  Film Editing by Lynzee Klingman.   Diane Keaton is a riot in this charming comedy about a businesswoman who suddenly finds herself in the…

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Irreconcilable Differences (1984)

CHARLES SHYER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1984.  Hemdale, Lantana, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Nancy Meyers, Charles Shyer.  Cinematography by William A. Fraker.  Produced by Arlene Sellers, Alex Winitsky.  Music by Paul De Senneville, Olivier Toussaint.  Production Design by Ida Random.  Costume Design by Joe I. Tompkins.  Film Editing by John F. Burnett.   Divorce between a couple is one thing, but what do…

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The Aviator (1985)

GEORGE MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1985.  United Artists, Mace Neufeld Productions.  Screenplay by Marc Norman, based on the book by Ernest K. Gann.  Cinematography by David Connell.  Produced by Thomas H. Brodek, Mace Neufeld.  Music by Dominic Frontiere.  Production Design by Brenton Swift.  Costume Design by Patricia Smith.  Film Editing by Duane Hartzell. A 1920s mail carrier (Christopher Reeve) crash lands…

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Death On The Nile (1978)

JOHN GUILLERMIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB. United Kingdom, 1978.  Mersham Productions Ltd..  Screenplay by Anthony Shaffer, based on the novel by Agatha Christie.  Cinematography by Jack Cardiff.   Produced by John Brabourne, Richard B. Goodwin.  Music by Nino Rota.  Production Design by Peter Murton.  Costume Design by Anthony Powell.  Film Editing by Malcolm Cooke.   Like Murder On The Orient Express before it, this…

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The Spy Who Came In From The Cold (1965)

MARTIN RITT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1965.  Salem Films Limited.  Screenplay by Paul Dehn, Guy Trosper, based on the novel by John Le Carre.  Cinematography by Oswald Morris.  Produced by Martin Ritt.  Music by Sol Kaplan.  Production Design by Tambi Larsen.  Costume Design by Sophie Devine.  Film Editing by Anthony Harvey.   John Le Carre’s spy novel and this subsequent film adaptation came…

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Private Benjamin (1980)

HOWARD ZIEFF Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1980.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Nancy Meyers, Charles Shyer, Harvey Miller.  Cinematography by David M. Walsh.  Produced by Nancy Meyers, Harvey Miller, Charles Shyer.  Music by Bill Conti.  Production Design by Robert F. Boyle, Jeffrey Howard.  Costume Design by Betsy Cox.  Film Editing by Sheldon Kahn.  My favourite Goldie Hawn movie. All her life, Judy Benjamin (Hawn) has…

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Superman IV: The Quest For Peace (1987)

SIDNEY J. FURIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1987.  Cannon Films, Warner Bros., Golan-Globus Productions, London-Cannon Films.  Story by Christopher Reeve, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Screenplay by Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, based on characters created by Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel.  Cinematography by Ernest Day.  Produced by Yoram Globus, Menahem Golan.  Music by Alexander Courage.  Production Design by John…

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