My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Glass Bottom Boat

BB.5 (out of 5) The Doris Day formula is tired but still has its moments in this bubbly comedy. She plays a NASA employee (and part-time mermaid for her father’s titular … Continue reading

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January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mame

0 (out of 5) Musical version of the Jerome Robbins play (and subsequent film by Morton Da Costa) is miscast and badly scored with painful songs and lackluster dance numbers. … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Midnight Cowboy

BBBBB (out of 5) Cowboy Jon Voight leaves a boring small town life behind and heads to New York City where he plans to become a big-time hustler, studding himself out … Continue reading

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September 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

JOHN FRANKENHEIMER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1962.  M.C. Productions.  Screenplay by George Axelrod, based on the novel by Richard Condon.  Cinematography by Lionel Lindon.  Produced by George Axelrod, John Frankenheimer.  Music by … Continue reading

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July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Love In The Afternoon (1957)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1957.  Allied Artists Productions, Billy Wilder Productions.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, based on the novel Ariane, Jeune Fille Russe by Claude … Continue reading

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June 3, 2013 · 6 Comments

Breakfast At Tiffany’s

BBBB (out of 5) Probably Audrey Hepburn’s most beloved performance, she stars as midwestern farm girl turned New York party girl Holly Golightly.  She captures the eye of a struggling writer and … Continue reading

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June 3, 2013 · Leave a comment