My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Front Page (1974)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1974.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, based on the play by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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July 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Emperor Waltz (1948)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1948.  Paramount Pictures.  Directed by Billy Wilder.  Screenplay by Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder.  Cinematography by George Barnes.  Produced by Charles Brackett.  Music by Victor Young.  Production Design by Franz Bachelin, … Continue reading

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May 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Spirit Of St. Louis (1957)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1957.  Leland Hayward Productions, Warner Bros., Billy Wilder Productions.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, Wendell Mayes, adaptation by Charles Lederer, based on the book by Charles … Continue reading

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March 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Major And The Minor (1942)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1942.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, suggested by a play by Edward Childs Carpenter, from a story by Fanny Kilbourne.  Cinematography by Leo … Continue reading

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November 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fedora (1978)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  France/West Germany, 1978.  Bavaria Atelier, Lorimar, NF Geria Filmgesellshaft GmbH, Societe Francaise de Production.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, based on a story by … Continue reading

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January 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Avanti! (1972)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5. Italy/USA, 1972.  Jalem Productions, The Mirisch Corporation, Phalanx Productions, Produzioni Europee Associate.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, based on the play by Samuel A. … Continue reading

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December 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Five Graves to Cairo (1943)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1943.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett, based on the play by Lajos Biro. Cinematography by John F. Seitz.  Produced by Charles Brackett.  Music by Miklos … Continue reading

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November 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Foreign Affair (1948)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1948. Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, Richard L. Breen, adaptation by Robert Harari, based on an original story by David Shaw.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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November 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bad Seed (Mauvaise Graine) (1934)

ALEXANDER ESWAY, BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  France, 1934.  Compagnie Nouvelle Commerciale.  Screenplay by Max Kolpe, Jan Lustig, Billy Wilder, dialogue by Claude-Andre Puget.  Cinematography by Paul Cotteret, Maurice Delattre, … Continue reading

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August 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ace In The Hole (The Big Carnival) (1951)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5. Paramount Pictures.  USA, 1951.  Story by Victor Desny, Screenplay by Billy Wilder, Lesser Samuels, Walter Newman. Cinematography by Charles Lang.  Produced by Billy Wilder.  Music by Hugo Friedhofer.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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April 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Private Life Of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom, 1970.  The Mirisch Production Company, Mirisch Films, Sir Nigel Films, Phalanx Productions, The Mirisch Corporation.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, based … Continue reading

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February 25, 2014 · 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