My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Sterile Cuckoo

ALAN J. PAKULA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1969.  Boardwalk Productions.  Screenplay by Alvin Sargent, based on the novel by John Nichols.  Cinematography by Milton R. Krasner.  Produced by Alan J. Pakula.  Music by … Continue reading

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January 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Last Summer (1969)

FRANK PERRY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1969.  Alsid Productions, Francis Productions.  Screenplay by Eleanor Perry, based on the novel by Evan Hunter.  Cinematography by Enrique Bravo, Gerald Hirschfeld.  Produced by Sidney Beckerman, Alfred W. … Continue reading

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June 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Marooned (1969)

JOHN STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1969.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Frankovich Productions.  Screenplay by Mayo Simon, based on the novel by Martin Caidin.  Cinematography by Daniel L. Fapp.  Produced by M.J. Frankovich.  Production Design … Continue reading

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May 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Cactus Flower

BBB.5 (out of 5) Walter Matthau plays a successful dentist who lies to women and tells them he’s married with children in order to avoid complicated, serious relationships. His present girlfriend … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Secret Of Santa Vittoria

BB.5 (out of 5) The Italian hamlet of Santa Vittoria decides, in the early forties, to oust their current leadership in favour of placing a drunken lout of a wine … Continue reading

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November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hello, Dolly!

BB (out of 5) Thornton Wilder’s The Matchmaker gets a garish musical treatment in this overblown film.  Barbra Streisand plays Dolly Levi, a rich widow who specializes in setting up the … Continue reading

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October 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Anne Of The Thousand Days

BBB.5 (out of 5) King Henry VIII (Richard Burton) risks the dangerous anger of the Vatican when he forms the Church of England in order to obtain a divorce from … Continue reading

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October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Easy Rider

BBBB (out of 5) This classic is just as hip and fresh today as it was when it was originally released. Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda play bikers who decide to go … Continue reading

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September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969)

GEORGE ROY HILL Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.5.  USA, 1969.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Campanile Productions, Newman-Foreman Company.  Screenplay by William Goldman.  Cinematography by Conrad L. Hall.  Produced by John Foreman.  Music by … Continue reading

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September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Damned (La Caduta Degli Dei) (1969)

LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Italy/West Germany, 1969.  Italnoleggio Cinematografico, Praesidens, Pegaso Cinematografica, Eichberg-Film.  Story and Screenplay by Nicola Badalucco, Enrico Medioli, Luchino Visconti.  Cinematography by Pasqualino de Santis, Armando … Continue reading

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September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Midnight Cowboy

BBBBB (out of 5) Cowboy Jon Voight leaves a boring small town life behind and heads to New York City where he plans to become a big-time hustler, studding himself out … Continue reading

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September 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

True Grit (1969)

HENRY HATHAWAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1969. Wallis-Hazen. Screenplay by Marguerite Roberts, based on the novel by Charles Portis. Cinematography by Lucien Ballard. Produced by Hal B. Wallis. Music by Elmer Bernstein. … Continue reading

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September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment