My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Edward, My Son (1949)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1949.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Donald Ogden Stewart, based on the play by Robert Morley, Noel Langley.  Cinematography by Freddie Young.  Produced by Edwin H. … Continue reading

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August 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Gypsy And The Gentleman (1958)

JOSEPH LOSEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom, 1958.  Maurice Cowan Productions, The Rank Organisation.  Screenplay by Janet Green, based on the novel Darkness I Love You by Nina Warner … Continue reading

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November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Christmas Carol (Scrooge)

BBBBB (out of 5) Probably the best rendition of Charles Dickens’s Christmas classic is this moody thriller starring Alastair Sim.  Ebenezer Scrooge is a crotchety miser of a man: he … Continue reading

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October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Sundowners (1960)

FRED ZINNEMANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1960.  Warner Bros. Productions.  Screenplay by Isobel Lennart, based on the novel by Jon Cleary.  Cinematography by Jack Hildyard.  Produced by Gerry Blattner.  Music by … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Day Of The Triffids

BBB.5 (out of 5) The world is made a madhouse when a meteor shower blinds most of Europe’s citizens, with alien mutation rays causing flowers and plants everywhere to rise … Continue reading

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July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jamaica Inn (1939)

ALFRED HITCHCOCK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1939.  Mayflower Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Sidney Gilliat, Joan Harrison, dialogue by Sidney Gilliat, contuinity by Alma Reville, additional dialogue by J.B. … Continue reading

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June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dead Of Night (1945)

ALBERTO CAVALCANTI, CHARLES CRICHTON, BASIL DEARDEN, ROBERT HAMER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1945.  Ealing Studios.  Screenplay by John Baines, Angus MacPhail, E.F. Benson, based on stories by H.G. Wells, … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment