My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Call Me Madam (1953)

WALTER LANG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1953.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Arthur Sheekman, based on the musical by Russel Crouse, Howard Lindsey.  Cinematography by Leon Shamroy.  … Continue reading

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October 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T (1953)

ROY ROWLAND Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1953.  Columbia Pictures, Stanley Kramer Productions.  Story and conception by Dr. Seuss, Screenplay by Dr. Seuss, Allan Scott.  Cinematography by Franz … Continue reading

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August 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Dream Wife (1953)

SIDNEY SHELDON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1953.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Sidney Sheldon, Herbert Baker, Alfred Lewis Levitt.  Cinematography by Milton R. Krasner.  Produced by Dore Schary.  Music by Conrad Salinger.  Production Design by Daniel … Continue reading

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March 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Hitch-Hiker (1953)

IDA LUPINO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1953.  RKO Radio Pictures, The Filmakers.  Screenplay by Collier Young, Ida Lupino, adaptation by Robert L. Joseph.  Cinematography by Nicholas Musuraca.  Produced by Collier Young.  Music by … Continue reading

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January 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Robe (1953)

HENRY KOSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1953.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Albert Maltz, Philip Dunne, adaptation by Gina Kaus, based on the novel by Lloyd C. Douglas.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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September 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Older Brother, Younger sister (Ani Imoto) (1953)

MIKIO NARUSE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Japan, 1953.  Daiei Tokyo Daini.  Screenplay by Yoko Mizuki, based on the novel by Saisei Muro.  Cinematography by Shigeyoshi Mine.  Produced by Nobuo Miura.  Music by Ichiro Saito.  Production Design … Continue reading

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June 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Girl Who Had Everything (1953)

RICHARD THORPE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1953.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Art Cohn, based on the novel by Adela Rogers St. John and the play by Willard Mack.  Cinematography by Paul … Continue reading

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March 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fear And Desire (1953)

STANLEY KUBRICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA, 1953.  Screenplay by Howard Sackler.  Cinematography by Stanley Kubrick.  Produced by Stanley Kubrick.  Music by Gerald Fried.  Production Design by Herbert Lebowitz.  Film Editing by Stanley … Continue reading

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February 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Queen Is Crowned (1953)

Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom, 1953.  The Rank Organisation.  Screenplay by Christopher Fry.  Produced by Castleton Knight.  Music by Guy Warrack.  Academy Awards 1953.  Golden Globe Awards 1953.   The events surrounding the coronation of … Continue reading

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January 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Planet Outlaws (1953)

FORD BEEBE, SAUL A. GOODKIND Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1953.  Universal Pictures.  Story by Philip Francis Nowlan, Screenplay by Helen Leighton, Harry Revier.  Cinematography by Jerome Ash.  Produced by Barney A. Sarecky.  Production … Continue reading

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September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Maze (1953)

WILLIAM CAMERON MENZIES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1953.  Allied Artists Pictures.  Screenplay by Daniel B. Ullman, based on the novel by Maurice Sandoz.  Cinematography by Harry Neumann.  Produced by Richard V. Heermance.  Music … Continue reading

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August 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953)

CHARLES CRICHTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1953.  Ealing Studios, Michael Balcon Productions.  Screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke.  Cinematography by Douglas Slocombe.  Produced by Michael Truman.  Music by Georges Auric.  Production Design by C.P. Norman.  Film … Continue reading

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August 4, 2015 · Leave a comment