My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The More The Merrier (1943)

GEORGE STEVENS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1943.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Story by Robert Russell, Frank Ross, Screenplay by Robert Russell, Frank Ross, Richard Flournoy, Lewis R. Foster.  Cinematography by Ted Tetzlaff.  Produced by George … Continue reading

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November 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Foreign Affair (1948)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1948. Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, Richard L. Breen, adaptation by Robert Harari, based on an original story by David Shaw.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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November 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Only Angels Have Wings

BBBB.5 (out of 5) This exquisite drama has long been regarded as Howard Hawks’ masterpiece, though there are so many strong entries in his oeuvre that I leave it up … Continue reading

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September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shane (1953)

GEORGE STEVENS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1953.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by A.B. Guthrie Jr., additional dialogue by Jack Sher, based on the novel by Jack Schaefer.  Cinematography by Loyal Griggs.  Produced by George … Continue reading

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August 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Talk Of The Town (1942)

GEORGE STEVENS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1942.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Irwin Shaw, Sidney Buchman, adaptation by Dale Van Every, based on the story by Sidney Harmon.  Cinematography by Ted Tetzlaff.  Produced … Continue reading

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August 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

FRANK CAPRA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1939.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Story by Lewis R. Foster, Screenplay by Sidney Buchman.  Cinematography by Joseph Walker.  Produced by Frank Capra.  Music by Dimitri Tiomkin.  Production Design … Continue reading

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June 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

You Can’t Take It With You (1938)

FRANK CAPRA Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  USA, 1938.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Robert Riskin, based on a play by George S. Kaufman, Moss Hart.  Cinematography by Joseph Walker.  Produced by Frank Capra.  Music by … Continue reading

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June 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Mr. Deeds Goes To Town (1936)

FRANK CAPRA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1936.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Robert Riskin, from a story by Clarence Budington Kelland.  Cinematography by Joseph Walker.  Produced by Frank Capra.  Music by Howard … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment