My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Quicksand (1950)

IRVING PICHEL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1950.  Samuel H. Stiefel Productions.  Screenplay by Robert Smith.  Cinematography by Lionel Lindon.  Produced by Mort Briskin.  Music by Louis Gruenberg.  Production Design by Boris Leven.  Costume Design by … Continue reading

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January 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Human Comedy (1943)

CLARENCE BROWN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1943.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by William Saroyan, Screenplay by Howard Estabrook.  Cinematography by Harry Stradling Sr..  Produced by Clarence Brown.  Music by Herbert Stothart.  Production Design by Cedric Gibbons.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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March 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Boys Town (1938)

NORMAN TAUROG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1938.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Original Story by Dore Schary, Eleanore Griffin, Screenplay by John Meehan, Dore Schary.  Cinematography by Sidney Wagner.  Produced by John W. Considine Jr..  Music by Edward … Continue reading

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September 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936)

JOHN CROMWELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1936.  Selznick International Pictures.  Screenplay by Hugh Walpole, based on the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett.  Cinematography by Charles Rosher.  Produced by David O. … Continue reading

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January 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Words And Music (1948)

NORMAN TAUROG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1948.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Guy Bolton, Jean Holloway, Adaptation by Ben Feiner Jr.,  Screenplay by Fred F. Finklehoffe.  Cinematography by Charles Rosher, Harry Stradling Sr..  Produced by … Continue reading

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January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Life Begins For Andy Hardy

BBB (out of 5) In one of the more entertaining (or should I say less annoying) chapters of the Hardy family saga, Andrew (no longer Andy) graduates high school and … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Andy Hardy Meets Debutante

BB.5 (out of 5) Routine Andy Hardy adventure has its star Mickey Rooney falling in love with a society-page heiress while continuing to ignore plucky and spirited lass Judy Garland, who … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Love Finds Andy Hardy

BBB (out of 5) Plucky young Andy Hardy is back once again, and his ridiculous adventures in romance are the centre of this painfully pure comedy. The drama it revolves … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Bridges At Toko-Ri (1954)

MARK ROBSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1954.  Perlberg-Seaton Productions.  Screenplay by Valentine Davies, based on the novel by James A. Michener.  Cinematography by Loyal Griggs.  Produced by William Perlberg, George Seaton.  Music by Lyn Murray.  Production … Continue reading

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December 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Babe: Pig In The City (1998)

GEORGE MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Australia, 1998.  Kennedy Miller Productions.  Screenplay by George Miller, Judy Morris, Mark Lamprell, based on characters created by Dick King-Smith.  Cinematography by Andrew Lesnie.  Produced by Bill … Continue reading

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November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Night At The Museum (2006)

SHAWN LEVY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/United Kingdom, 2006.  Twentieth Century Fox, Ingenious Film Partners, 1492 Pictures, 21 Laps Entertainment, Dune Entertainment.  Screen Story and Screenplay by Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, based … Continue reading

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November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Thoroughbreds Don’t Cry (1937)

ALFRED E. GREEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1937.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Lawrence Hazard, from an original story by Eleanore Griffin, J. Walter Ruben.  Cinematography by Leonard Smith.  Produced by Harry Rapf.  Music by … Continue reading

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August 31, 2013 · Leave a comment