My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

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

Lassie Come Home (1943)

FRED M. WILCOX Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1943.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Hugo Butler, based on the novel by Eric Knight.  Cinematography by Leonard Smith.  Produced by Samuel Marx.  Music by Daniele Amfitheatrof.  Production Design … Continue reading

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August 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

EDGAR WRIGHT Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA/United Kingdom/Canada/Japan, 2010.  Universal Pictures, Marc Platt Productions, Big Talk Productions, Closed On Mondays Entertainment, Dentsu.  Screenplay by Michael Bacall, Edgar Wright, based on the … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Love Finds Andy Hardy

BBB (out of 5) Plucky young Andy Hardy is back once again, and his ridiculous adventures in romance are the centre of this painfully pure comedy. The drama it revolves … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dinner At Eight (1933)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1933.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Frances Marion, Herman J. Mankiewicz, additional dialogue by Donald Ogden Stewart, based on the play by George S. Kaufman, … Continue reading

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July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Manhattan Melodrama (1934)

W.S. VAN DYKE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1934.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Oliver H.P. Garrett, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, based on a story by Arthur Caesar.  Cinematography by James Wong Howe.  Produced by David … Continue reading

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June 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

For Me And My Gal

BBBB (out of 5) Gene Kelly‘s film debut came about in this delightful period musical starring him and Judy Garland (of trivial note: it’s the only film she was ever … Continue reading

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June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Strike Up The Band

BBBB (out of 5) The best of the Mickey Rooney–Judy Garland ‘Let’s Put On A Show!’ movies was this exciting MGM musical that has both stars at the peak of … Continue reading

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June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment