My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Wake Island (1942)

JOHN FARROW Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1942.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by W.R. Burnett, Frank Butler.  Cinematography by William C. Mellor, Theodor Sparkuhl.  Produced by Joseph Sistrom.  Music by David Buttolph.  Production Design by Hans Dreier, … Continue reading

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March 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Stork Club (1945)

HAL WALKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1945.  B.G. DeSylva Productions Inc..  Screenplay by Buddy G. DeSylva, Jack McGowan.  Cinematography by Charles Lang.  Produced by Buddy G. DeSylva.  Music by Robert Emmett Dolan.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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June 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Anna And The King Of Siam (1946)

JOHN CROMWELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1946.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Talbot Jennings, Sally Benson, based on the biography by Margaret Landon.  Cinematography by Arthur C. Miller.  Produced by Louis D. … Continue reading

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July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Road To Morocco (1942)

DAVID BUTLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1942.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Frank Butler, Don Hartman.  Cinematography by William C. Mellor.  Produced by Buddy G. DeSylva.  Music by Victor Young.  Production Design by Hans Dreier, Robert … Continue reading

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June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blue Skies

BBB (out of 5) Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby pair up extremely well in this beautifully colourful, enjoyable musical. Astaire is a singing star on the theatrical stage and Crosby is the … Continue reading

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June 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

For Whom The Bell Tolls

BB.5 (out of 5) This wooden adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s famous novel might have seemed like an instant classic when originally released in 1943, but today it’s tedious.  A story … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment