Red Sun (1971)

TERENCE YOUNG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Original title:  Soleil Rouge France/Italy/Spain, 1971.  Les Films Corona, Oceania Produzioni Internazionali Cinematografiche, Producciones Balcázar S.A..  Story by Laird Koenig, Dialogue by Gerald Devries, adaptation by Denne Bart Petitclerc, William Roberts, Lawrence Roman.  Cinematography by Henri Alekan.  Produced by Robert Dorfmann.  Music by Maurice Jarre.  Production Design by Enrique Alarcon.  Costume Design by Tony Pueo.  Film Editing by Johnny Dwyre.  …

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Dr. No (1962)

TERENCE YOUNG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom, 1962.  Eon Productions.  Screenplay by Richard Maibaum, Johanna Harwood, Berkely Mather, based on the novel by Ian Fleming.  Cinematography by Ted Moore.  Produced by Albert R. Broccoli, Harry Saltzman.  Music by Monty Norman.  Production Design by Ken Adam.  Costume Design by Tessa Prendergast.  Film Editing by Peter R. Hunt.   The cinema’s longest running franchise got itself off…

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Fun In Acapulco (1963)

RICHARD THORPE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1963.  Wallis-Hazen.  Screenplay by Allan Weiss.  Cinematography by Daniel L. Fapp.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music by Joseph J. Lilley.  Production Design by Hal Pereira, Walter H. Tyler.  Costume Design by Edith Head.  Film Editing by Stanley E. Johnson. Another Elvis Presley music-fest that serves as a collection of music videos in the days before MTV….

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The Tenth Victim (1965)

ELIO PETRI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB Original title:  La Decima Vittima Italy/France, 1965.  Compagnia Cinematografica Champion, Les Films Concordia.  Screenplay by Tonino Guerra, Giorgio Salvioni, Ennio Flaiano, Elio Petri, based on the story The Seventh Victim by Robert Sheckley.  Cinematography by Gianni Di Venanzo.  Produced by Carlo Ponti.   Music by Piero Piccioni.    Production Design by Piero Poletto. …

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Casino Royale (1967)

VAL GUEST, KEN HUGHES, JOHN HUSTON, JOSEPH McGRATH, ROBERT PARRISH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1967.  Famous Artist Productions.  Screenplay by Wolf Mankowitz, John Law, Michael Sayers, suggested by the novel by Ian Fleming.  Cinematography by Jack Hildyard.  Produced by Jerry Bresler, Charles K. Feldman.  Music by Burt Bacharach.  Production Design by Michael Stringer.  Costume Design by Julie…

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What’s New Pussycat (1965)

CLIVE DONNER, RICHARD TALMADGE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  France/USA, 1965.  Famous Artists Productions, Famartists Productions S.A..  Screenplay by Woody Allen.  Cinematography by Jean Badal.  Produced by Charles K. Feldman.  Music by Burt Bacharach.  Production Design by Jacques Saulnier.  Costume Design by Gladys De Segonzac.  Film Editing by Fergus McDonell.   The first feature film script written by Woody Allen to be produced, this so-so comedy…

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Clash Of The Titans (1981)

DESMOND DAVIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1981.  Charles H. Schneer Productions.  Screenplay by Beverley Cross.  Cinematography by Ted Moore.  Produced by Ray Harryhausen, Charles H. Schneer.  Music by Laurence Rosenthal.  Production Design by Frank White.  Costume Design by Emma Porteous.  Film Editing by Timothy Gee.   The mythology of ancient Greece is combined with the effects of Ray Harryhausen in this incredibly…

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