Coogan’s Bluff (1968)

DON SIEGEL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1968.  Universal Pictures, The Malpaso Company.  Story by Herman Miller, Screenplay by Herman Miller, Dean Riesner, Howard Rodman.  Cinematography by Bud Thackery.  Produced by Don Siegel.   Music by Lalo Schifrin.  Production Design by Alexander Golitzen, Robert MacKichan.  Costume Design by Helen Colvig.  Film Editing by Sam…

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Airport 1975 (1974)

JACK SMIGHT Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA, 1974.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Don Ingalls, based on the novel by Arthur Hailey.  Cinematography by Philip H. Lathrop.  Produced by William Frye.  Music by John Cacavas.  Production Design by George C. Webb.  Costume Design by Edith Head.  Film Editing by J. Terry Williams.  Podcast:  Bad Gay Movies.   Although dismissed for their lack of quality when they were…

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Hair

BBBB (out of 5) The energy is tangible in this exciting adaptation of the groundbreaking, taboo-smashing Broadway musical. Sadly, the film took so long to get to the screen that the subject was no longer groundbreaking or taboo, but the songs still sound beautiful. Forman and company take the original play, which was more or…

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Porky’s (1981)

BOB CLARK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  Canada/USA, 1981.  Melvin Simon Productions, Astral Bellevue Pathé.  Screenplay by Bob Clark.  Cinematography by Reginald H. Morris.  Produced by Don Carmody, Bob Clark.  Music by Paul Zaza, Carl Zittrer.  Production Design by Reuben Freed.  Costume Design by Mary E. McLeod, Larry S. Wells.  Film Editing by Stan Cole.   At an average American high school in the…

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Murder By Decree (Sherlock Holmes And Saucy Jack) (1979)

BOB CLARK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/Canada, 1979.  Canadian Film Development Corporation, Famous Players, Highlight, Murder by Decree Productions.  Screenplay by John Hopkins, based on the book The Ripper File by Elwyn Jones, John Lloyd, from characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.  Cinematography by Reginald H. Morris.  Produced by Bob Clark, Rene Dupont, Robert A. Goldston.  Music by Paul Zaza,…

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