My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Witness For The Prosecution (1957)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  USA, 1957.  Edward Small Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, Harry Kurnitz, Adaptation by Lawrence B. Marcus, based on the play by Agatha Christie.  Cinematography by Russell … Continue reading

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February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)

RICHARD THORPE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1945.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Robert Riskin, Harry Kurnitz, Screenplay by Robert Riskin, Dwight Taylor, based on characters created by Dashiell Hammett.  Cinematography by Karl Freund.  Produced by … Continue reading

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February 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Something In The Wind (1947)

IRVING PICHEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1947.  Universal International Pictures.  Story by Fritz Rotter, Charles O’Neal, Screenplay by Harry Kurnitz, William Bowers.  Cinematography by Milton R. Krasner.  Produced by Joseph Sistrom.  Music by Johnny Green.  Production … Continue reading

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December 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Land Of The Pharaohs

BB.5 (out of 5) The ruler of Egypt (Jack Hawkins) longs to build a monument to his life that will last centuries after his death and will be impenetrable from … Continue reading

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September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Shot In The Dark (1964)

BLAKE EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1964.  The Mirisch Corporation, Mirisch Films.  Screenplay by Blake Edwards, William Peter Blatty, based on a play by Harry Kurnitz, and characters … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Dream Is Yours (1949)

MICHAEL CURTIZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1949.  Michael Curtiz Productions, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Harry Kurnitz, Dane Lussier, adaptation by Allen Rivkin, Laura Kerr, based on the story Hot Air by … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shadow Of The Thin Man (1941)

W.S. VAN DYKE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1941.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Harry Kurnitz, Screenplay by Irving Brecher, Harry Kurnitz, based on characters created by Dashiell Hammett.  Cinematography by William H. Daniels.  Produced … Continue reading

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June 29, 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

How To Steal A Million (1966)

WILLIAM WYLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1966.  World Wide Productions.  Screenplay by Harry Kurnitz, based on a story by George Bradshaw.  Cinematography by Charles Lang.  Produced by Fred Kohlmar.  Music by John Williams.  Production Design … Continue reading

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June 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Adventures Of Don Juan

BB.5 (out of 5) Warner Bros. was looking to take advantage of Errol Flynn’s fame as the king of swashbucklers in the thirties and forties, little knowing the production problems … Continue reading

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May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment