Voyager (1991)

VOLKER SCHLONDORFF Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original Title: Homo Faber France/Germany/Greece/United Kingdom, 1991.  Action Films, Bioskop Film, Stefi 2.  Screenplay by Rudy Wurlitzer, adaptation by James Ragan, based on the novel by Max Frisch.  Cinematography by Giorgos Arvanitis, Pierre Lhomme.   Produced by Eberhard Junkersdorf.  Music by Stanley Myers.   Production Design by Nicos Perakis. …

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Eureka (1983)

NICOLAS ROEG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.   United Kingdom/USA, 1983.  JF Productions, Recorded Picture Company, Sunley Productions Ltd..  Screenplay by Paul Mayersberg, based on the book by Marshall Houts.  Cinematography by Alex Thomson.  Produced by Jeremy Thomas.  Music by Stanley Myers.  Production Design by Michael Seymour.  Costume Design by Marit Allen.  Film Editing by Tony Lawson. Gene Hackman is determined to find gold…

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X Y & Zee (1972)

BRIAN G. HUTTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Alternate title:  Zee And Co. United Kingdom, 1972.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Zee Company.  Screenplay by Edna O’Brien.  Cinematography by Billy Williams.  Produced by Jay Kanter, Alan Ladd Jr..  Music by Stanley Myers.  Production Design by Peter Mullins.  Costume Design by Beatrice Dawson.  Film Editing by Jim Clark.   Trash should always be this fun. Elizabeth…

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Ulysses (1967)

JOSEPH STRICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1967.  Laser Film Corporation, Ulysses Film Production.  Screenplay by Fred Haines, Joseph Strick, based on the novel by James Joyce.  Cinematography by Wolfgang Suschitzky.  Produced by Joseph Strick.  Music by Stanley Myers.  Production Design by Graham Probst.  Costume Design by Betty Long.  Film Editing by Reginald Mills.   Joseph Strick set himself no mean task when he…

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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990)

TOM STOPPARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1990.  Brandenberg, WNET Channel 13 New York.  Screenplay by Tom Stoppard, based on his play and The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare.  Cinematography by Peter Biziou.  Produced by Emanuel Azenberg, Michael Brandman. Music by Stanley Myers.  Production Design by Vaughan Edwards.  Costume Design by Andreane Neofitou.  Film Editing by Nicolas Gaster. …

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Age Of Consent (1969)

MICHAEL POWELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   Australia, 1969.  Nautilus Productions.  Screenplay by Peter Yeldham, based on the novel by Norman Lindsay.  Cinematography by Hannes Staudinger.  Produced by James Mason, Michael Powell.  Music by Stanley Myers, Peter Sculthorpe.  Production Design by Dennis Gentle.  Costume Design by Anna Senior.  Film Editing by Anthony Buckley. James Mason co-produced this gorgeously sunny tale of love and…

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Watcher In The Woods (1980)

JOHN HOUGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5. USA/United Kingdom, 1980.  Walt Disney Productions.  Screenplay by Brian Clemens, Rosemary Anne Sisson, Harry Spalding, based on the novel A Watcher In The Woods by Florence Engel Randall.  Cinematography by Alan Hume.  Produced by Ron Miller.  Music by Stanley Myers.  Production Design by Elliot Scott.  Costume Design by Emma Porteous.  Film Editing by Geoffrey Foot. This one’s a…

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The Witches (1990)

NICOLAS ROEG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1990.  Lorimar Film Entertainment, Jim Henson Productions, The Jim Henson Company.  Screenplay by Allan Scott, based on the book by Roald Dahl.  Cinematography by Harvey Harrison.  Produced by Mark Shivas.  Music by Stanley Myers.  Production Design by Andrew Sanders.  Costume Design by Marit Allen.  Film Editing by…

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Insignificance (1985)

NICOLAS ROEG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom, 1985.  Recorded Picture Company, Zenith Entertainment.  Screenplay by Terry Johnson.  Cinematography by Peter Hannan.  Produced by Jeremy Thomas.  Music by Stanley Myers, Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by David Brockhurst.  Costume Design by Shuna Harwood.  Film Editing by Tony Lawson.   Marilyn Monroe shows up at…

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Coup De Grace (1976)

VOLKER SCHLONDORFF Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 Original title:  Der Fangschuss France/West Germany, 1976.  Argos Films, Bioskop Film, Hessischer Rundfunk.  Screenplay by Genevieve Dormann, Margarethe von Trotta, Jutta Bruckner, based on the novel by Marguerite Yourcenar.  Cinematography by Igor Luther.  Produced by Eberhard Junkersdorf, Hans Prescher, Volker Schlondorff.  Music by Stanley Myers.  Production Design by Hans Jurgen Kiebach.  Costume Design by Ingrid Zore.  Film…

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Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

STEPHEN FREARS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   United Kingdom, 1987.  Zenith Entertainment, Civilhand, British Screen Productions, Film Four International.  Screenplay by Alan Bennett, based on the book by John Lahr.  Cinematography by Oliver Stapleton.  Produced by Andrew Brown.  Music by Stanley Myers.  Production Design by Hugo Luczyc-Wyhowski.  Costume Design by Bob Ringwood.  Film Editing by Mick Audsley.   Terrific drama about playwright Joe Orton,…

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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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