Something For Everyone (1970)

HAROLD PRINCE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1970.  Cinema Center Films.  Screenplay by Hugh Wheeler, based on the novel by Harry Kressing.  Cinematography by Walter Lassally.  Produced by John Flaxman.  Music by John Kander.  Production Design by Otto Pischinger.  Costume Design by Florence Klotz.  Film Editing by Ralph Rosenblum.  Podcast: Bad Gay Movies. …

Rate this:

I Liza Kai I Alli (1961)

DINOS DIMOPOULOS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Greece, 1961.  Finos Film.  Screenplay by Vangelis Goufas.  Cinematography by Walter Lassally.  Music by Manos Hatzidakis.  Production Design by Markos Zervas.  Costume Design by Rita Strogylou.  Film Editing by Petros Lykas. Liza is a poor girl who sells combs in the streets of Monastiraki, arrested after she spends the night sleeping in a furniture…

Rate this:

Alice In The Navy (1961)

ALEKOS SAKELLARIOS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Original title:  I Aliki Sto Naftiko Greece, 1961.  Finos Film, Th. Damaskinos & V. Michaelides.  Screenplay by Alekos Sakellarios.  Cinematography by Nikos Dimopoulos, Walter Lassally.  Music by Manos Hatzidakis.  Production Design by Pantelis Palierakis.  Film Editing by Petros Lykas.   Greek musical star Aliki Vougiouklaki plays her usual plucky self, this time the daughter of a navy captain…

Rate this:

Tom Jones (1963)

TONY RICHARDSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1963.  Woodfall Film Productions. Screenplay by John Osborne, based on the novel by Henry Fielding.  Cinematography by Walter Lassally.  Produced by Tony Richardson.  Music by John Addison.  Production Design by Ralph W. Brinton.  Costume Design by John McCorry.  Film Editing by Antony Gibbs.   Deliciously bawdy adaptation of Henry Fielding’s popular 19th-century novel about…

Rate this:

The Deceivers (1988)

NICHOLAS MEYER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  India/United Kingdom, 1988.  Merchant Ivory Productions, Michael White Productions, Cinecom Pictures, Film Four International, Master Productions.  Screenplay by Michael Hirst, based on the novel by John Masters. Cinematography by Walter Lassally.  Produced by Ismail Merchant.  Music by John Scott.  Production Design by Ken Adam.  Costume Design by Jenny Beavan, John Bright.  Film Editing by…

Rate this:

Psyche 59 (1964)

ALEXANDER SINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   B.  United Kingdom, 1964.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Troy-Schenck Productions.  Screenplay by Julian Zimet, based on the novel by Francoise des Ligneris.  Cinematography by Walter Lassally.  Produced by Phillip Hazleton.  Music by Kenneth V. Jones.  Production Design by John Stoll.  Costume Design by Julie Harris.  Film Editing by Max Benedict.   Francoise de Ligneris’ novel is adapted to the big screen…

Rate this:

The Perfect Murder (1988)

ZAFAR HAI Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  United Kingdom/India, 1988.  Merchant Ivory Productions, Perfect Movie Productions.  Screenplay by H.R.F. Keating, Zafar Hai, based on the novel by H.R.F. Keating.  Cinematography by Walter Lassally.  Produced by Wahid Chowhan.  Music by Richard Robbins.  Production Design by Sartaj Noorani, Kiran Patki.  Costume Design by Sally Turner.  Film Editing by Charles Rees.   The Merchant Ivory company set…

Rate this:

Zorba The Greek (1964)

MICHAEL CACOYANNIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB Original title:  Alexis Zorbas USA/United Kingdom/Greece, 1964.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Mihalis Kakogiannis, based on the novel by Nikos Kazantzakis.  Cinematography by Walter Lassally.  Produced by Mihalis Kakogiannis.  Music by Mikis Theodorakis.  Production Design by Vassilis Photopoulos.  Costume Design by Anna Stavropoulou.  Film Editing by Mihalis Kakogiannis.    After a young Englishman (Alan Bates) learns that he has…

Rate this:

Electra (1962)

MICHAEL CACOYANNIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5 Original title:  Ilektra USA/Greece, 1962.  Finos Film.  Screenplay by Mihalis Kakogiannis, based on the play by Euripides.  Cinematography by Walter Lassally.  Produced by Mihalis Kakogiannis.  Music by Mikis Theodorakis.  Production Design by Spyros Vasileiou.  Costume Design by Spyros Vasileiou.  Film Editing by Mihalis Kakogiannis.   Riveting drama adapted from the ancient Greek play by Euripides (which was itself…

Rate this:

A Matter Of Dignity (1957)

MICHAEL CACOYANNIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5 Original title:  To Teleftaio Psema Greece, 1957.  Finos Film, Th. Damaskinos & V. Michaelides.  Screenplay by Mihalis Kakogiannis.  Cinematography by Walter Lassally.  Produced by Anis Nohra.  Music by Manos Hatzidakis.  Production Design by Yannis Tsarouchis.  Film Editing by Giorgos Tsaoulis.   A young woman (Ellie Lambeti) living the life of a wealthy Athenian socialite is devastated when…

Rate this:

The Girl In Black (1956)

MICHAEL CACOYANNIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB Original title:  To Koritsi Me Ta Mavra Greece, 1956.  Hermes Film.  Screenplay by Mihalis Kakogiannis.  Cinematography by Walter Lassally.  Music by Arghyris Kounadis.  Production Design by Thanasis Vengos, S. Vlahos.  Film Editing by Emil Provelengios.   Richly dramatic film by Michael Cacoyannis (Zorba The Greek), about two travellers from Athens who visit the island of Hydra…

Rate this:

Visions Of Eight (1973)

MILOS FORMAN, KON ICHIKAWA, CLAUDE LELOUCH, YURI OZEROV, ARTHUR PENN, MICHAEL PFLEGHAR, JOHN SCHLESINGER, MAI ZETTERLING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/West Germany, 1973.  Bavaria Atelier, Wolper Productions.  Screenplay by David Hughes, Deliara Ozerowa, Shuntaro Tanikawa.  Cinematography by Daniel Bocly, Michael J. Davis, Rune Ericson, Alan Hume, Walter Lassally, Jorgen Persson, Igor Slabnevich, Ernst Wild, Arthur Wooster, Masuo Yamaguchi.  Produced…

Rate this: