My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Stormy Weather

BBBB (out of 5) The best African-American entertainers in the business are gathered up for this fantastic song-and-dance spectacle, a thorough delight from beginning to end. The scanty story revolves … Continue reading

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January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Let’s Make It Legal

BB (out of 5) Claudette Colbert and Macdonald Carey are on the brink of divorce when Colbert’s old boyfriend (Zachary Scott) suddenly swings into town. Would this film even be remember if … Continue reading

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January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

How To Marry A Millionaire (1953)

JEAN NEGULESCO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1953.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Nunnally Johnson, based on the plays by Zoe Akins, Dale Eunson, Katherine Albert.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald. Produced by … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

River Of No Return (1954)

OTTO PREMINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1954.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Story by Louis Lantz, Screenplay by Frank Fenton.  Cinematography by Joseph LaShelle.  Produced by Stanley Rubin.  Music by Cyril J. Mockridge. Production Design by … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Woman’s World (1954)

JEAN NEGULESCO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1954.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Claude Binyon, Russel Crouse, Howard Lindsay, Mary Loos, Richard Sale, from a story by Mona Williams.  Cinematography by Joseph … Continue reading

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November 28, 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

Heaven Can Wait (1943)

ERNST LUBITSCH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1943.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Samson Raphaelson, based on the play Birthday by Leslie Bush-Fekete.  Cinematography by Edward Cronjager.  Produced by Ernst Lubitsch.  Music by … Continue reading

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November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Second Fiddle (1939)

SIDNEY LANFIELD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1939.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Story by George Bradshaw, Screenplay by Harry Tugend.  Cinematography by Leon Shamroy.  Produced by Gene Markey.  Music by Cyril J. Mockridge, David Raksin.  Production … Continue reading

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October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Moon Over Miami

BBB (out of 5) Betty Grable goes to a resort in Miami posing as a wealthy heiress in order to ensnare a rich husband. She gets Don Ameche instead, but at least … Continue reading

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October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

State Fair

BBB.5 (out of 5) When Twentieth Century-Fox decided to remake their ever-popular Will Rogers comedy of 1933 for audiences of the forties, their decision to make it a musical brought … Continue reading

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October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pin-Up Girl (1944)

H. BRUCE HUMBERSTONE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1944.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Story by Libbie Block, Screenplay by Robert Ellis, Helen Logan, Earl Baldwin.  Cinematography by Ernest Palmer.  Produced by William LeBaron.  Music … Continue reading

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October 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

We’re Not Married (1952)

EDMUND GOULDING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1952.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Nunnally Johnson, adaptation by Dwight Taylor, from a story by Gina Kaus, Jay Dratler.  Cinematography by Leo Tover.  Produced … Continue reading

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August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment