My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

This Is The Army (1943)

MICHAEL CURTIZ Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1943.  Warner Bros.  Screenplay by Casey Robinson, Claude Binyon, based on the plays Yip Yip Yaphank and This Is The Army by … Continue reading

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November 5, 2019 · 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

Holiday Inn

BB.5 (out of 5) This was the film that the hit song “White Christmas” was originally written for, and you’ll wonder why it never became a traditional Christmas movie (the … Continue reading

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January 14, 2014 · 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

Annie Get Your Gun

BBBB (out of 5) Rousing film adaptation of Irving Berlin’s still-hugely popular musical about legendary Wild West gunslingers Annie Oakley and Frank Butler. Annie is introduced to Buffalo Bill’s travelling … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blue Skies

BBB (out of 5) Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby pair up extremely well in this beautifully colourful, enjoyable musical. Astaire is a singing star on the theatrical stage and Crosby is the … Continue reading

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June 10, 2013 · Leave a comment