My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Golden Coach (Le carrosse d’or) (1952)

JEAN RENOIR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  France/Italy, 1952.  Delphinus, Hoche Productions, Panaria Film.  Story and Screenplay by Jean Renoir, Jack Kirkland, Renzo Avanzo, Giulio Macchi, Ginette Doynel, inspired … Continue reading

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August 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

War And Peace (1956)

KING VIDOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA/Italy, 1956.  Ponti-De Laurentiis Cinematografica.  Screenplay by Bridget Boland, Robert Westerby, King Vidor, Mario Camerini, Ennio De Concini, Ivo Perilli, based on … Continue reading

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July 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Ossessione (1943)

LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Italy, 1943.  Industrie Cinematografiche Italiane.  Screenplay by Luchino Visconti, Mario Alicata, Giuseppe De Santis, Gianni Puccini, based on the novel The Postman Always Rings Twice … Continue reading

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November 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Old-Fashioned World (Piccolo Mondo Antico)

BBB (out of 5) The beginnings of Italy’s risorgimento is the setting of this plush period piece, an early starring vehicle for Alida Valli.  She, a humbly-born young woman, wins … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Joseph And His Brethren (Giuseppe Venduto Dai Fratelli)

BBB (out of 5) Better-than-average Biblical tale that tells of Jacob’s favourite son Joseph and the journey he undergoes when his ten jealous brothers sell him into slavery in Egypt … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Barabbas (1961)

RICHARD FLEISCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Italy, 1961.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Dino De Laurentiis Company.  Screenplay by Christopher Fry, based on the novel by Par Lagerkvist.  Cinematography by Aldo Tonti. Produced by … Continue reading

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July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment