My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Watch On the Rhine (1943)

HERMAN SHUMLIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1943.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Dashiell Hammett, additional scenes and dialogue by Lillian Hellman, based on her play.  Cinematography by Merritt B. Gerstad, Hal Mohr.  Produced … Continue reading

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October 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Corn Is Green (1945)

IRVING RAPPER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1945.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Frank Cavett, Casey Robinson, based on the play by Emlyn Williams.  Cinematography by Sol Polito.  Produced by Jack Chertok.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Big Sleep

BBBBB (out of 5) My favourite film noir featuring Humphrey Bogart as a wisecracking detective (he was always either Sam Spade or Philip Marlowe) is this exciting melodrama, one with a plot … Continue reading

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September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Great Lie (1941)

EDMUND GOULDING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1941.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Lenore J. Coffee, based on the novel The Far Horizon by Polan Banks.  Cinematography by Tony Gaudio.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music … Continue reading

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August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Letter (1940)

WILLIAM WYLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1940.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Howard Koch, based on the story by W. Somerset Maugham.  Cinematography by Tony Gaudio.  Produced by Robert Lord.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production Design by Carl Jules … Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

ANATOLE LITVAK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1940.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Casey Robinson, based on the novel by Rachel Field.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by Anatole Litvak.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Adventures Of Robin Hood (1938)

MICHAEL CURTIZ, WILLIAM KEIGHLEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  USA, 1938.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Norman Reilly Raine, Seton I. Miller, based upon ancient Robin Hood legends. Cinematography by Tony … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Casablanca (1942)

MICHAEL CURTIZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1942.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, Howard Koch, based on the play Everybody Comes To Rick’s by Murray Burnett, Joan Alison.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

MICHAEL CURTIZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1942.  Warner Bros..  Story by Robert Buckner, Screenplay by Robert Buckner, Edmund Joseph.  Cinematography by James Wong Howe.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis, Jack L. Warner.  Music … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · 1 Comment