My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

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

Cover Girl (1944)

CHARLES VIDOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1944.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Story by Erwin S. Gelsey, Adaptation by Marion Parsonnet, Paul Gangelin, Screenplay by Virginia Van Upp.  Cinematography by Allen M. Davey, Rudolph … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Show Boat (1951)

BBB (out of 5) Shallow adaptation of the Jerome Kern musical guts out the best parts of the play and leaves a shell of the original story. The main plot … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Roberta

BBB.5 (out of 5) Randolph Scott plays a football jock who travels over to Paris to visit his dress-designing aunt, accompanied by an orchestra that is going there to fulfill an … Continue reading

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May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Swing Time (1936)

GEORGE STEVENS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1936.  RKO Radio Pictures.  Screenplay by Howard Lindsay, Allan Scott, from a story by Erwin S. Gelsey.  Cinematography by David Abel.  Produced by Pandro S. Berman.  Music by Jerome Kern.  Production … Continue reading

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May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment