My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Lady Be Good (1941)

NORMAN Z. McLEOD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1941.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Jack McGowan, Screenplay by Jack McGowan, Kay Van Riper, John McClain.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey, … Continue reading

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April 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Panama Hattie (1942)

NORMAN Z. McLEOD Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA, 1942.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Jack McGowan, Wilkie C. Mahoney, based on the play by Herbert Fields, Buddy G. DeSylva. Cinematography by George J. … Continue reading

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November 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

The White Cliffs Of Dover (1944)

CLARENCE BROWN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA, 1944.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Claudine West, Jan Lustig, George Froeschel, additional poetry by Robert Nathan, based on the poem by Alice Duer Miller.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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July 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cash McCall (1960)

JOSEPH PEVNEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1960.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Lenore J. Coffee, Marion Hargrove, based on the novel by Cameron Hawley.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced by Henry … Continue reading

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May 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Big Hangover (1950)

NORMAN KRASNA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1950.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Norman Krasna.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced by Norman Krasna.  Music by Adolph Deutsch.  Production Design by Cedric Gibbons, Paul Groesse.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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March 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Glorifying The American Girl (1929)

MILLARD WEBB Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1929.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by J.P. McEvoy, Millard Webb.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced by Monta Bell.  Production Design by John W. Harkrider. Costume Design by … Continue reading

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June 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mr. Imperium (You Belong To My Heart) (1951)

DON HARTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA, 1951.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Edwin H. Knopf, Don Hartman, based on the play by Edwin H. Knopf. Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced by Edwin … Continue reading

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April 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Executive Suite (1954)

ROBERT WISE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1954.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Ernest Lehman, based on the play by Cameron Hawley.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced by John Houseman.  Production Design by Edward C. Carfagno, Cedric Gibbons.  Costume … Continue reading

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February 26, 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

The Smiling Lieutenant

BBBB (out of 5) Maurice Chevalier stars as an ineffably charming Frenchman for Ernst Lubitsch yet again in this delightful romp.  He’s a Viennese soldier standing guard during a parade of … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Great Ziegfeld

BB (out of 5) Lord only know what moviegoers of the thirties saw in this tepid musical biography of showman Florenz Ziegfeld (played here by William Powell). It’s not that … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Animal Crackers

BBBB (out of 5) After a rough start in movies with The Cocoanuts, the fantastic Marx Brothers adapted another one of their popular plays and turned it into this rib-tickling … Continue reading

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September 27, 2013 · 1 Comment