My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Carol Channing: Larger Than Life (2012)

DORI BERINSTEIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2012.  Dramatic Forces.  Screenplay by Dori Berinstein, Adam Zucker.  Cinematography by Rob VanAlkemade.  Produced by Dori Berinstein.  Music by Craig Sharmat.  Film Editing by Adam Zucker.   She conquered … Continue reading

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June 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Unfinished Dance (1947)

HENRY KOSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1947.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Myles Connolly, based on the story La Morte Du Cygne by Paul Morand.  Cinematography by Robert Surtees.  Produced by Joe Pasternak.  Music by Herbert … Continue reading

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December 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Secret Garden (1949)

FRED M. WILCOX Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1949.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Robert Ardrey, based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.  Cinematography by Ray June.  Produced by Clarence Brown.  Music by Bronislau Kaper.  Production Design by Cedric … Continue reading

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February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jane Eyre (1943)

BBBB.5 (out of 5) The best adaptation of Charlotte Bronte’s ever-popular novel is also the slimmest in terms of its story. Despite the fact that it edits Bronte’s source more … Continue reading

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January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Little Women (1949)

MERVYN LeROY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1949.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Loew’s.  Screenplay by Andrew Solt, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman, based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott.  Cinematography by Robert H. Planck, Charles Edgar … Continue reading

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November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Madame Curie (1943)

MERVYN LeROY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.   USA, 1943.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Paul Osborn, Hans Rameau, based on the book by Eve Curie.  Cinematography by Joseph Ruttenberg.  Produced by Sidney Franklin.  Music by Herbert Stothart.  Production … Continue reading

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November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1944. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Irving Brecher, Fred F. Finklehoffe, based on the book by Sally Benson.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced by Arthur Freed.  Music by Roger … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Canterville Ghost (1944)

JULES DASSIN, NORMAN Z. McLEOD Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA, 1944.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Edwin Blum, based on the story by Oscar Wilde.  Cinematography by Robert H. Planck.  Produced by … Continue reading

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July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Babes On Broadway

BB.5 (out of 5) Aimed at the audience who made Babes In Arms a big hit, this film is by no means a sequel, but the aforementioned Busby Berkeley musical’s … Continue reading

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June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment