Star Wars

1977 20th Century Fox Written and Directed by George Lucas Produced by Gary Kurtz Music by John Williams Cinematography by Gilbert Taylor Edited by Paul Hirsch/Marcia Lucas/Richard Chew I know people who have described religious epiphanies they have had to me in the best way they knew how. And usually what comes across is that […]

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Star Trek: The Motion Picture

1979 Paramount Pictures Directed by Robert Wise Produced by Gene Roddenberry Screenplay by Harold Livingston Based on STAR TREK by Gene Roddenberry Cinematography by Richard H. Kline Edited by Todd C. Ramsey Music by Jerry Goldsmith First of all, let me say five things before I begin this review: #1: I come by my status […]

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Mad Max

1979 American International Pictures Produced by Byron Kennedy and Bill Miller Directed by George Miller Written by George Miller, Byron Kennedy and James McCausland Cinematography by David Eggby Edited by Tony Paterson/Cliff Hayes Music by Brian May In the “Lethal Weapon” movies Mel Gibson played  L.A. police detective Martin Riggs who undergoes such a severe […]

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A Boy And His Dog

1975 LQ/JAF Written and Directed by L.Q. Jones Produced by Alvy Moore Based on the novella by Harlan Ellison Music by Tim McIntire/Ray Manzarek/Jaime Mendoza-Nava Cinematography by John Arthur Morrill Edited by Scott Conrad Science Fiction movies made today may be a lot of flash and spectacle, stuffed full of plastic characters with shallow motivations […]

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Phantom of The Paradise

1974 20th Century Fox Written and Directed by Brian DePalma Produced by Edward R. Pressman Introduction by Rod Serling Music by Paul Williams Cinematography by Larry Pizer Mention the name Brian DePalma and most people will probably cite him as the director of Hitchcockian style thrillers such as ‘Dressed To Kill’, ‘Blow Out’ or ‘Sisters’. […]

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