My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Show Boat (1936)

JAMES WHALE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1936.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Oscar Hammerstein II, based on his stage play adapted from the novel by Edna Ferber.  Cinematography by John J. Mescall.  Produced by … Continue reading

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December 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Anne Of Green Gables

BBB.5 (out of 5) First notable talkie version of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s popular novel isn’t as rich and enjoyable as Kevin Sullivan’s 1985 miniseries with Megan Follows, but benefits from … Continue reading

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November 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Alexander’s Ragtime Band (1938)

HENRY KING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1938.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Kathryn Scola, Lamar Trotti, adaptation by Richard Sherman.  Cinematography by J. Peverell Marley.  Produced by Harry Joe Brown.  Music by Irving Berlin, … Continue reading

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October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

ANATOLE LITVAK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1940.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Casey Robinson, based on the novel by Rachel Field.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by Anatole Litvak.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBB.5 (out of 5) Randolph Scott plays a football jock who travels over to Paris to visit his dress-designing aunt, accompanied by an orchestra that is going there to fulfill an … Continue reading

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May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment