My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Joker Is Wild (1957)

CHARLES VIDOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1957.  AMBL Productions.  Screenplay by Oscar Saul, based on the book by Art Cohn.  Cinematography by Daniel L. Fapp.  Produced by … Continue reading

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October 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Model and The Marriage Broker (1951)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1951.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch, Richard L. Breen.  Cinematography by Milton R. Krasner.  Produced by Charles … Continue reading

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August 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

State Fair

BBB.5 (out of 5) When Twentieth Century-Fox decided to remake their ever-popular Will Rogers comedy of 1933 for audiences of the forties, their decision to make it a musical brought … Continue reading

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October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Letter To Three Wives (1949)

JOSEPH L. MANKIEWICZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1949.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, adaptation by Vera Caspary, based on the Cosmopolitan Magazine novel by John Klempner.  Cinematography by Arthur … Continue reading

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September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Leave Her To Heaven

BBBBB (out of 5) A fascinating combination of female melodrama and film noir, filmed in glorious Technicolour but with its hints of sinister motives lurking at every corner.  Novelist Cornel … Continue reading

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July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pinky (1949)

ELIA KAZAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1949.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Screenplay by Philip Dunne, Dudley Nichols, based on the novel by Cid Ricketts Sumner.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald.  Produced … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment