My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Mary Queen of Scots (1971)

CHARLES JARROTT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1971.  Universal Pictures, Hal Wallis Productions.  Screenplay by John Hale.  Cinematography by Christopher Challis.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music by John Barry.  Production Design by Terence … Continue reading

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February 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Deep (1977)

PETER YATES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/United Kingdom, 1977.  Casablanca Filmworks, EMI Films.  Screenplay by Peter Benchley, Tracy Keenan Wynn, based on the novel by Peter Benchley.  Cinematography by Christopher Challis.  Produced by … Continue reading

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January 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ill Met By Moonlight (1957)

MICHAEL POWELL, EMERIC PRESSBURGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1957.  The Rank Organisation, Vega Film Productions.  Screenplay by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, based on the book by W. Stanley Moss.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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May 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Staircase (1969)

STANLEY DONEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):    BB.  France/USA/United Kingdom, 1969.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Charles Dyer, based on his play.  Cinematography by Christopher Challis.  Produced by Stanley Donen.  Music by Dudley Moore.  Production … Continue reading

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February 24, 2016 · 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 Tales Of Hoffmann (1951)

MICHAEL POWELL, EMERIC PRESSBURGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1951.  The Archers.  Screenplay by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, based on the English libretto by Dennis Arundell, from the French text … Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gone To Earth (1950)

MICHAEL POWELL, EMERIC PRESSBURGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom, 1950.  The Archers, London Film Productions, Vanguard Films.  Screenplay by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, based on the novel by Mary Webb.  Cinematography by Christopher … Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Elusive Pimpernel (The Fighting Pimpernel) (1950)

MICHAEL POWELL, EMERIC PRESSBURGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1950.  The Archers, London Film Productions.  Screenplay by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, based on the romance by Baroness Emmuska Orczy.  Cinematography by Christopher … Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Small Back Room (Hour Of Glory) (1949)

MICHAEL POWELL, EMERIC PRESSBURGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom, 1949.  The Archers, London Film Productions.  Directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger.  Screenplay by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, based on the novel by … Continue reading

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December 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Mirror Crack’d

BBB.5 (out of 5) Critics have often been unkind to this workmanlike adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple mystery, but I think it’s a fun diversion that is pepped up … Continue reading

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September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Shot In The Dark (1964)

BLAKE EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1964.  The Mirisch Corporation, Mirisch Films.  Screenplay by Blake Edwards, William Peter Blatty, based on a play by Harry Kurnitz, and characters … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Arabesque (1966)

STANLEY DONEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1966.  Stanley Donen Films.  Screenplay by Julian Mitchell, Stanley Price, Peter Stone, based on the novel The Cypher by Gordon Cotler.  Cinematography by Christopher Challis.  Produced … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment