My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Designing Woman (1957)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1957.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by George Wells, from a story by Helen Rose.  Cinematography by John Alton.  Produced by Dore Schary.  Music … Continue reading

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September 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rollerball (1975)

NORMAN JEWISON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1975.  Algonquin.  Screenplay by William Harrison, based on his short story Roller Ball Murder).  Cinematography by Douglas Slocombe.  Produced by Norman Jewison.  Music by Andre Previn.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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November 14, 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

Inside Daisy Clover (1965)

ROBERT MULLIGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1965.  Park Place Production, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Gavin Lambert, based on his novel.  Cinematography by Charles Lang.  Produced by Alan J. Pakula.  Music by Andre … Continue reading

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January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Fortune Cookie (1966)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1966.  The Mirisch Corporation, Phalanx-Jalem.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond.  Cinematography by Joseph LaShelle.  Produced by Billy Wilder.  Music by Andre Previn.  Production Design by Robert Luthardt.  Costume … Continue reading

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February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Irma La Douce (1963)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1963.  The Mirisch Corporation, Phalanx Productions.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, based on the play by Alexandre Breffort.  Cinematography by Joseph LaShelle.  Produced by Edward L. … Continue reading

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February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

One, Two, Three (1961)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1961.  Bavaria Film, The Mirisch Corporation, Pyramid Productions.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, based on the play Egy, Ketto, Harom by Ferenc Molnar. … Continue reading

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February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dead Ringer

BB.5 (out of 5) It’s hard to contain Bette Davis into one role, so from time to time you’ve got to give her two. Playing twins for the second time in … Continue reading

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October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bad Day At Black Rock (1955)

JOHN STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1955.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Millard Kaufman, adaptation by Don McGuire, based on a story by Howard Breslin.  Cinematography by William C. Mellor.  Produced by Dore … Continue reading

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August 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Gigi (1958)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1958.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner, based on the novel by Colette.  Cinematography by Joseph Ruttenberg.  Produced by Arthur Freed.  Music by Andre Previn, … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)

NORMAN JEWISON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1973.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Melvyn Bragg, Norman Jewison, based on the rock opera by Tim Rice.  Cinematography by Douglas Slocombe.  Produced by Norman Jewison, Robert … Continue reading

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July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Elmer Gantry

BBBB (out of 5) In an Oscar-winning role, Burt Lancaster is lively as a booze-guzzling, dame-playing con man who can make an easy buck in a myriad of ways. He … Continue reading

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June 9, 2013 · Leave a comment