My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

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

Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1944. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Irving Brecher, Fred F. Finklehoffe, based on the book by Sally Benson.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced by Arthur Freed.  Music by Roger … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Girl Crazy (1943)

NORMAN TAUROG, BUSBY BERKELEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1943.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Fred F. Finklehoffe, based on the musical play by Guy Bolton, Jack McGowan.  Cinematography by William H. Daniels, Robert H. … Continue reading

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June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

For Me And My Gal

BBBB (out of 5) Gene Kelly‘s film debut came about in this delightful period musical starring him and Judy Garland (of trivial note: it’s the only film she was ever … Continue reading

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June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Babes On Broadway

BB.5 (out of 5) Aimed at the audience who made Babes In Arms a big hit, this film is by no means a sequel, but the aforementioned Busby Berkeley musical’s … Continue reading

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June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Strike Up The Band

BBBB (out of 5) The best of the Mickey Rooney–Judy Garland ‘Let’s Put On A Show!’ movies was this exciting MGM musical that has both stars at the peak of … Continue reading

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June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment