My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

This Land Is Mine (1943)

JEAN RENOIR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.   USA, 1943.  Jean-Renoir- Dudly Nichols Productions, RKO Radio Pictures.  Screenplay by Dudley Nichols.  Cinematography by Frank Redman.  Produced by Dudley Nichols, Jean Renoir.  Music by Lothar Perl.  Production … Continue reading

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January 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Curse of the Cat People (1944)

ROBERT WISE, GUNTHER VON FRITSCH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1944.  RKO Radio Pictures.  Screenplay by DeWitt Bodeen.  Cinematography by Nicholas Musuraca.  Produced by Val Lewton.  Music by Roy Webb.  Production Design by Albert S. D’Agostino, … Continue reading

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November 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Resisting Enemy Interrogation (1944)

BERNARD VORHAUS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1944.  First Motion Picture Unit, United States Army Air Forces.  Screenplay by Harold Medford.  Produced by Ronald Reagan.  Music by David Rose.  Academy Awards 1944.   A good example … Continue reading

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October 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Spiral Staircase (1945)

ROBERT SIODMAK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1945.  RKO Radio Pictures, Dore Schary Productions.  Screenplay by Mel Dinelli, based on the novel Some Must Watch by Ethel Lina White.  Cinematography by Nicholas Musuraca.  Produced … Continue reading

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March 19, 2014 · Leave a comment


BBB (out of 5) This South Pacific war drama must have seemed fantastic upon its successful original release, but in the years since it has definitely gathered a little dust. … Continue reading

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August 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Fountainhead

BB.5 (out of 5) Ayn Rand’s ever-popular novel makes for a dull film in this tepid drama starring Gary Cooper and a debuting Patricia Neal. Cooper plays an individualistic architect who … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment