My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Here Comes The Navy (1934)

LLOYD BACON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1934.  Warner Bros..  Story by Ben Markson, Screenplay by Earl Baldwin, Ben Markson.  Cinematography by Arthur Edeson.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis, Jack L. Warner.  Music by Leo … Continue reading

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December 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mister Roberts (1955)

MERVYN LeROY, JOHN FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1955.  Warner Bros., Orange.  Screenplay by Frank S. Nugent, Joshua Logan, based on the play by Thomas Heggen, Joshua Logan, from the novel … Continue reading

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September 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Something To Sing About (1937)

VICTOR SCHERTZINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1937.  Zion Meyers Productions.  Story by Victor Schertzinger, Screenplay by Austin Parker.  Cinematography by John Stumar.  Produced by Zion Myers, Victor Schertzinger.  Music by Myrl Alderman.  Production Design by Robert E. … Continue reading

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November 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

One, Two, Three (1961)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1961.  Bavaria Film, The Mirisch Corporation, Pyramid Productions.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, based on the play Egy, Ketto, Harom by Ferenc Molnar. … Continue reading

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February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Public Enemy (1931)

WILLIAM A. WELLMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1931.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Kubec Glasmon, John Bright, screen adaptation by Harvey F. Thew.  Cinematography by Devereaux Jennings.  Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.  Production Design by Max … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

White Heat (1949)

RAOUL WALSH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1949.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, suggested by a story by Virginia Kellogg.  Cinematography by Sidney Hickox.  Produced by Louis F. Edelman.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production Design … Continue reading

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February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Love Me Or Leave Me (1955)

CHARLES VIDOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1955.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Daniel Fuchs, Screenplay by Daniel Fuchs, Isobel Lennart.  Cinematography by Arthur E. Arling.  Produced by Joe Pasternak.  Production Design by Cedric Gibbons, Urie McCleary.  Costume … Continue reading

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February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

BBBBB (out of 5) Exceptional adventure film that, along with The Lives of a Bengal Lancer, makes 1935 a top-notch year for action films. By far the best of all three … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBBB (out of 5) This Milos Forman film adaptation of the E.L. Doctorow novel will be of particular interest to those who enjoyed the recent Broadway musical version (this one’s … Continue reading

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July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935)

BBBB (out of 5) A cavalcade of Warner Bros. stars appears in this excellent adaptation of Shakespeare’s beloved fantasy, in which two sets of lovers take to the forests of … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The West Point Story (Fine and Dandy) (1950)

ROY DEL RUTH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1950.  Warner Bros..  Story by Irving Wallace, Screenplay by John Monks Jr., Charles Hoffman, Irving Wallace.  Cinematography by Sidney Hickox.  Produced by Louis … Continue reading

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July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

MICHAEL CURTIZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1942.  Warner Bros..  Story by Robert Buckner, Screenplay by Robert Buckner, Edmund Joseph.  Cinematography by James Wong Howe.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis, Jack L. Warner.  Music … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · 1 Comment