My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Divine Lady (1928)

FRANK LLOYD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1928.  First National Pictures.  Story by E. Barrington, Adaptation by Forrest Halsey, titles by Harry Carr, Edwin Justus Mayer.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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November 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Alibi (1929)

ROLAND WEST Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1929.  Feature Productions.  Screenplay and titles by Roland West, C. Gardner Sullivan, based on the play by John Griffith Wray, J.C. … Continue reading

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November 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Street Angel (1928)

FRANK BORZAGE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1928.  Fox Film Corporation.  Adaptation by Philip Klein, Henry Roberts Symonds, continuity by Marion Orth, based on the play by Monckton … Continue reading

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May 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Coquette

BB (out of 5) Ridiculous drama that earned Mary Pickford her only (competitive) Academy Award, one awarded more than likely for her stature as America’s Sweetheart and her many silent films … Continue reading

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February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

In Old Arizona

BB (out of 5) Warner Baxter won an Oscar for his ridiculous performance as the Cisco Kid, part lover and part fighter. Baxter is wanted by the law all over, but … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Broadway Melody

BBB (out of 5) The first talkie to win the Best Picture Academy Award, this film has two Broadway-hopeful sisters who want to make “the big time”, but have to contend … Continue reading

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May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment