My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The More The Merrier (1943)

GEORGE STEVENS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1943.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Story by Robert Russell, Frank Ross, Screenplay by Robert Russell, Frank Ross, Richard Flournoy, Lewis R. Foster.  Cinematography by Ted Tetzlaff.  Produced by George … Continue reading

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November 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bye Bye Birdie

BB (out of 5) Weak adaptation of the hit Broadway musical marks the film debut of Dick Van Dyke, recreating his role from the theatrical version. When Elvis-like superstar Conrad … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)

JOHN FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1940.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Nunnally Johnson, based on the novel by John Steinbeck.  Cinematography by Gregg Toland.  Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

They Got Me Covered (1943)

DAVID BUTLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1943.  The Samuel Goldwyn Company.  Story by Leo Rosten, Leonard Spigelgass, Screenplay by Harry Kurnitz, additional dialogue by Frank Fenton, Lynn Root.  Cinematography by Rudolph Mate.  Produced … Continue reading

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June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Kid Stays In The Picture

BBBB (out of 5) After meeting Norma Shearer at a swimming pool and being discovered, actor Robert Evans found himself on a roller coaster ride of success that had some … Continue reading

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June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rhythm Romance (Some Like It Hot)

BB.5 (out of 5) Bob Hope‘s comedic abilities are the only thing worth taking fom this middling musical comedy. Originally titled Some Like It Hot but now retitled on video … Continue reading

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May 22, 2013 · Leave a comment