My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)

MICHAEL POWELL, EMERIC PRESSBURGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom, 1942.  British National Films, The Archers.  Screenplay by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger.  Cinematography by Ronald Neame.  Produced by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBBB (out of 5) Exciting film biography of concert pianist David Helfgott, who suffered under enormous personal pressures (mostly from an overbearing father) and had a complete nervous breakdown while … Continue reading

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September 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Lady Vanishes (1938)

ALFRED HITCHCOCK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom, 1938.  Gainsborough Pictures.  Screenplay by Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder, based on the story The Wheel Spins by Ethel Lina White.  Cinematography by Jack … Continue reading

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June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dead Of Night (1945)

ALBERTO CAVALCANTI, CHARLES CRICHTON, BASIL DEARDEN, ROBERT HAMER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1945.  Ealing Studios.  Screenplay by John Baines, Angus MacPhail, E.F. Benson, based on stories by H.G. Wells, … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment