My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Dangerous (1935)

ALFRED E. GREEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1935.  Warner Bros..  Story and Screenplay by Laird Doyle.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Music by Ray Heindorf, Bernhard Kaun, Heinz Roemheld.  Production Design by Hugh … Continue reading

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November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Becky Sharp (1935)

ROUBEN MAMOULIAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1935.  Pioneer Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Francis Edward Faragoh, based on the play by Langdon Mitchell, from the novel Vanity Fair by William … Continue reading

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June 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

JAMES WHALE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1935.  Universal Pictures.  Adapted by William Hurlbut, John L. Balderston, Screenplay by William Hurlbut, suggested by the story Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.  Cinematography by John J. Mescall.  Produced by Carl Laemmle … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

BBBBB (out of 5) Exceptional adventure film that, along with The Lives of a Bengal Lancer, makes 1935 a top-notch year for action films. By far the best of all three … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ruggles Of Red Gap (1935)

LEO MCCAREY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1935.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Walter DeLeon, Harlan Thompson, adaptation by Humphrey Pearson, based on the novel by Harry Leon Wilson.  Cinematography by Alfred … Continue reading

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August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Informer (1935)

JOHN FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1935.  RKO Radio Pictures.  Screenplay by Dudley Nichols, from the story by Liam O’Flaherty.  Cinematography by Joseph H. August.  Produced by John Ford.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production Design … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935)

BBBB (out of 5) A cavalcade of Warner Bros. stars appears in this excellent adaptation of Shakespeare’s beloved fantasy, in which two sets of lovers take to the forests of … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Captain Blood (1935)

MICHAEL CURTIZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1935.  Warner Bros., Cosmopolitan Productions.  Screenplay by Casey Robinson, based on the play by Rafael Sabatini. Cinematography by Ernest Haller, Hal Mohr.  Produced by Harry … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

David Copperfield (The Personal History, Adventures, Experience & Observation Of David Copperfield) (1935)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1935.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Adaptation by Hugh Walpole, Screenplay by Howard Estabrook, based on the novel by Charles Dickens.  Cinematography by Oliver T. Marsh.  Produced by David … Continue reading

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July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Broadway Melody Of 1936 (1935)

ROY DEL RUTH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1935.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Jack McGowan, Sid Silvers, additional dialogue by Harry W. Conn, based on an original story by Moss Hart.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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June 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Naughty Marietta (1935)

ROBERT Z. LEONARD, W.S. VAN DYKE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1935.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by John Lee Mahin, Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, based on the book of the musical play by … Continue reading

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June 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Lives Of A Bengal Lancer (1935)

HENRY HATHAWAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1935. Paramount Pictures. Screenplay by Waldemar Young, John L. Balderston, Achmed Abdullah, adaptation by Grover Jones, William Slavens McNutt. Cinematography by Charles Lang. Produced … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment