My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Kotch (1971)

JACK LEMMON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1971.  American Broadcasting Company, Kotch Company Productions.  Screenplay by John Paxton, based on the novel by Katharine Topkins.  Cinematography by Richard H. Kline.  Produced by Richard … Continue reading

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May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Some Of My Best Friends Are… (1971)

MERVYN NELSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1971.  Bluebird Productions, Cutler Griffin Associates.  Cinematography by Tony Mitchell.  Produced by John Lauricella, Martin Richards.  Music by Gordon Rose.  Production Design by Ray Menard.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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April 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Simon, King Of The Witches (1971)

BRUCE KESSLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1971.  Fanfare Films.  Screenplay by Robert Phippeny.  Cinematography by David L. Butler.  Produced by David Hammond-Williams.  Music by Stu Phillips.  Production Design by Dale Hennesy.  Film Editing by … Continue reading

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December 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Go-Between (1971)

JOSEPH LOSEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1971.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British Studios, EMI Films, World Film Services.  Screenplay by Harold Pinter, based on the novel by L.P. Hartley.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced … Continue reading

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September 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

1 P.M. (1971)

JEAN-LUC GODARD, RICHARD LEACOCK, D.A. PENNEBAKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1971.  Leacock-Pennebaker.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard, D.A. Pennebaker.  Cinematography by Jean-Luc Godard, Richard Leacock, D.A. Pennebaker.  Produced by Richard Leacock, D.A. … Continue reading

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November 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Decameron (Il Decameron) (1971)

PIER PAOLO PASOLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Italy/France/West Germany, 1971.  Produzioni Europee Associate, Les Productions Artistes Associés, Artemis Film.  Screenplay by Pier Paolo Pasolini, based on the novel by Giovanni Boccaccio.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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May 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Red Sun (Soleil Rouge) (1971)

TERENCE YOUNG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  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, … Continue reading

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February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Johnny Got His Gun

BB.5 (out of 5) Dalton Trumbo, once the blacklisted author whose unabashed screenplay credit in Spartacus effectively ended the reign of anti-Communist fear in Hollywood, wrote and directed this anti-war … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Escape From The Planet Of The Apes

BBB.5 (out of 5) High-level entry in the film series, much better than the previous Beneath The Planet Of The Apes, and almost as fun as the original. In this … Continue reading

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February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment


BBB (out of 5) Jacques Tati survived the unfortunate disaster of his misunderstood Playtime and came back to make this charming, minor film. Set in the world of automotives, it stars … Continue reading

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January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Andromeda Strain (1971)

ROBERT WISE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1971.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Nelson Gidding, based on the novel by Michael Crichton.  Cinematography by Richard H. Kline.  Produced by Robert Wise.  Music by Gil Melle.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory

BBB.5 (out of 5) Roald Dahl’s most popular novel arrives on the silver screen with lots of fun in store for everyone. In need of someone to leave his beloved … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment