My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Rise of Catherine The Great (Catherine The Great) (1934)

PAUL CZINNER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  United Kingdom, 1934.  London Film Productions.  Story and Dialogue by Lajos Biro, Arthur Wimperis, Melchior Lengyel, Scenarist Marjorie Deans, based on the … Continue reading

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September 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Private Life Of Henry VIII

BBBB (out of 5) Spirited film features beautiful sets and costumes and a zippy historical runthrough of King Henry VIII’s six wives. In his desire to be wed to Anne … Continue reading

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October 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Hobson’s Choice (1954)

DAVID LEAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom, 1954.  London Film Productions, British Lion Film Corporation.  Screenplay by David Lean, Norman Spencer, Wynyard Browne, based on the play by Harold … Continue reading

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September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment


BB (out of 5) Idiotic science-fiction film that begins enjoyably by hanging off the appealing interplay between its main characters, then shucks them off in favour of hideous gore and … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Things To Come (1936)

WILLIAM CAMERON MENZIES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1936.  London Film Productions.  Screenplay by H.G. Wells, based on his novel The Shape Of Things To Come.  Cinematography by Georges Perinal.  Produced by Alexander … Continue reading

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July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

LUDWIG BERGER, MICHAEL POWELL, TIM WHELAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom, 1940.  Alexander Korda Films, London Film Productions.  Story by Miklos Rozsa, Screenplay and dialogue by Miles Malleson, scenario by Lajos … Continue reading

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June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment