My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

When Tomorrow Comes (1939)

JOHN M. STAHL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1939.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Dwight Taylor, based on the story A Modern Cinderella by James M. Cain.  Cinematography by John J. Mescall.  Produced by … Continue reading

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January 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Very Special Favor (1965)

MICHAEL GORDON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1965.  The Lankershim Company, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Stanley Shapiro, Nate Monaster.  Cinematography by Leo Tover.  Produced by Stanley Shapiro.  Music by Vic Mizzy.  Production Design by Alexander Golitzen, … Continue reading

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August 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Matter of Time (1976)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  Italy, 1976.  American International Pictures, Coralta Cinematografica, Deux Femmes Service Company, General International Film Company.  Screenplay by John Gay, based on the novel by Maurice Druon.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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August 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Fighting Lady (1944)

WILLIAM WYLER, EDWARD STEICHEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1944.  Louis De Rochemont Associates, Delta Productions.  Screenplay by John S. Martin, Eugene Ling.  Produced by Louis De Rochemont.  Music by David Buttolph.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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September 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Love Affair (1939)

LEO MCCAREY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1939.  RKO Radio Pictures.  Story by Leo McCarey, Mildred Cram, Screenplay by Delmer Daves, Donald Ogden Stewart. Cinematography by Rudolph Mate.  Produced by … Continue reading

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May 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Barefoot In The Park

BBB (out of 5) Neil Simon’s hit play transfers to the screen with charming results, obviously maintaining its small scope of space but never feeling cramped. Jane Fonda is delightful as … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Earrings Of Madame De… (Madame De…)

BBBB (out of 5) Max Ophuls was such a master of making films that were incredibly beautiful and so strikingly unimportant. In fact, the shallow romances that inhabited many of … Continue reading

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December 3, 2013 · 3 Comments

Arch Of Triumph (1948)

LEWIS MILESTONE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1948.  Enterprise Productions, Arch of Triumph Inc..  Screenplay by Lewis Milestone, Harry Brown, based on the novel serialized in Collins Magazine by Erich … Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cluny Brown (1946)

ERNST LUBITSCH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1946.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Samuel Hoffenstein, Elizabeth Reinhardt, contributing writer James Hilton, based on the novel by Margery Sharp.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fanny

BBBB (out of 5) Marcel Pagnol’s touching stories, previously filmed as a trilogy in France in the 1930s, were transformed into a hit Broadway musical in the fifties. When the … Continue reading

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August 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mayerling (1936)

ANATOLE LITVAK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  France, 1936.  Nero Films.  Screenplay by Irma von Cube, dialogue by Joseph Kessel, based on the novel by Claude Anet.  Cinematography by Jean Isnard, Armand … Continue reading

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August 20, 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