My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Alibi (1929)

ROLAND WEST Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1929.  Feature Productions.  Screenplay and titles by Roland West, C. Gardner Sullivan, based on the play by John Griffith Wray, J.C. … Continue reading

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November 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Battle of The Sexes (1928)

D.W. GRIFFITH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1928.  Feature Productions, Art Cinema Corporation.  Screenplay by Gerrit J. Lloyd, from a story by Daniel Carson Goodman.  Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer, Karl Struss.  Produced … Continue reading

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November 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

King of Kings (1961)

NICHOLAS RAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1961.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Philip Yordan.  Cinematography by Manuel Berenguer, Milton R. Krasner, Franz Planer.   Produced by Cecil B. DeMille.  Music by Hugo Riesenfeld.  Production Design by Dan … Continue reading

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May 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Let’s Sing Again (1936)

KURT NEUMANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1936.  Bobby Breen Productions Inc., Sol Lesser Productions.  Screenplay by Daniel Jarrett, Don Swift.  Cinematography by Harry Neumann.  Produced by Sol Lesser.  Music by Hugo Riesenfeld.  Production Design by Ben … Continue reading

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April 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tabu: A Story Of The South Seas

BBB.5 (out of 5) Boasting a cast of ‘mostly South Seas natives, half-castes and a few Chinese’, this South Pacific romance began as a collaboration between ‘documentary’ filmmaker Robert Flaherty … Continue reading

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November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sunrise (Sunrise: A Song Of Two Humans)

BBBBB (out of 5) This beautiful film won the only Academy Award ever given out for Best ‘Unique And Artistic Picture’, and it was well-deserved. It tells the story of … Continue reading

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November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tempest (1928)

BB.5 (out of 5) Inter-class romance occurs when Russian peasant John Barrymore rises in the ranks of the Czar’s army through exemplary service and becomes a lieutenant.  He falls in love … Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bulldog Drummond

BBBB (out of 5) The first great adventure thriller of sound films was this terrific yarn starring Ronald Colman in the title role. He plays a ‘demobilized officer’ of World War … Continue reading

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October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hell’s Angels

BBBB (out of 5) Billionaire Howard Hughes obsessed passionately over the making of this World War I melodrama which he himself produced and directed. It tells the tale of two … Continue reading

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August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The King Of Kings (1927)

CECIL B. DeMILLE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1927.  DeMille Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Jeanie Macpherson.  Cinematography by J. Peverell Marley. Produced by Cecil B. DeMille.  Music by Hugo Riesenfeld.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment