My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Enforcer (1976)

JAMES FARGO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1976.  Warner Bros., The Malpaso Company.  Story by Gail Morgan Hickman, S.W. Schurr, Screenplay by Stirling Silliphant, Dean Riesner, based on characters created by … Continue reading

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October 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Magnum Force (1973)

TED POST Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1973.  Warner Bros., The Malpaso Company.  Story by John Milius, Screenplay by John Milius, Michael Cimino, based on original material by Harry Julian Fink, … Continue reading

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October 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Magnificent Seven (1960)

JOHN STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1960.  The Mirisch Company, Alpha Productions, Alpha.  Screenplay by William Roberts, based on the screenplay Shichinin No Samurai by Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto, Hideo Oguni.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Great Escape (1963)

JOHN STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1963.  The Mirisch Company.  Screenplay by James Clavell, W.R. Burnett, based on the book by Paul Brickhill.  Cinematography by Daniel L. Fapp.  Produced by John Sturges.  Music by … Continue reading

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February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Forbidden Planet (1956)

FRED M. WILCOX Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1956.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Irving Block, Allen Adler, Screenplay by Cyril Hume, based on the play The Tempest by William Shakespeare.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced … Continue reading

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February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lili

BBBB (out of 5) Leslie Caron is a delight in this positively charming family film. She plays the kindhearted Parisian girl of the title who finds herself stranded alone in a … Continue reading

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February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Words And Music (1948)

NORMAN TAUROG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1948.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Guy Bolton, Jean Holloway, Adaptation by Ben Feiner Jr.,  Screenplay by Fred F. Finklehoffe.  Cinematography by Charles Rosher, Harry Stradling Sr..  Produced by … Continue reading

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January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Escape From Alcatraz (1979)

DON SIEGEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 1979.  Paramount Pictures, The Malpaso Company.  Screenplay by Richard Tuggle, based on the book by J. Campbell Bruce.  Cinematography by Bruce Surtees.  Produced by Don Siegel.  Music by Jerry … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Picture Of Dorian Gray

BBBB (out of 5) Gorgeously shot gothic horror film based on the equally creepy story by Oscar Wilde. Dorian Gray (Hurd Hatfield) is a wealthy, snobby bachelor in Victorian London … Continue reading

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November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Madame Bovary (1949)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1949.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Robert Ardrey, based on the novel by Gustave Flaubert.  Cinematography by Robert H. Planck.  Produced by Pandro S. Berman.  Music by Miklos Rozsa.  Production … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Father Of The Bride (1950)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1950.  Loew’s, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, based on the novel by Edward Streeter.  Cinematography by John Alton.  Produced by Pandro S. Berman.  Music … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Father’s Little Dividend (1951)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1951.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, based on characters created by Edward Streeter.  Cinematography by John Alton.  Produced by Pandro S. Berman.  Music by … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment