My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Reap The Wild Wind (1942)

CECIL B. DeMILLE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  USA, 1942.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Alan Le May, Charles Bennett, Jesse Lasky Jr., based on a Saturday Evening Post story … Continue reading

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June 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

Woman On The Run (1950)

NORMAN FOSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1950.  Fidelity Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Alan Campbell, Norman Foster, from a story by Sylvia Tate.  Cinematography by Hal Mohr.  Produced by Howard Welsch.  Music by … Continue reading

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July 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Great Moment (1944)

PRESTON STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1944.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Preston Sturges, based on the book The Triumph Over Pain by Rene Fulop-Miller.  Cinematography by Victor Milner.  Produced by Preston Sturges.  Music by … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

No Man Of Her Own (1932)

WESLEY RUGGLES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1932.  Paramount Pictures.  Story by Edmund Goulding, Benjamin Glazer, Screenplay by Maurine Dallas Watkins, Milton Herbert Gropper.  Cinematography by Leo Tover.  Produced by Albert Lewis.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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January 5, 2014 · 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

The Great Lie (1941)

EDMUND GOULDING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1941.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Lenore J. Coffee, based on the novel The Far Horizon by Polan Banks.  Cinematography by Tony Gaudio.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music … Continue reading

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August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Topper (1937)

NORMAN Z. McLEOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1937.  Hal Roach Studios.  Screenplay by Jack Jevne, Eric Hatch, Eddie Moran, based on the novel by Thorne Smith.  Cinematography by Norbert Brodine.  Produced by Hal … Continue reading

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August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Darling Clementine (1946)

JOHN FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1946.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Samuel G. Engel, Winston Miller, from a story by Sam Hellman, based on the book by Stuart N. Lake.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald.  Produced … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

Meet John Doe (1941)

FRANK CAPRA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1941.  Frank Capra Productions.  Story by Richard Connell, Robert Presnell Sr., Screenplay by Robert Riskin.  Cinematography by George Barnes.  Produced by Frank Capra, Robert Riskin.  Music by Dimitri Tiomkin.  Production … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · 1 Comment