My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Major Barbara (1941)

GABRIEL PASCAL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1941.  Gabriel Pascal Productions.  Screenplay by George Bernard Shaw, based on his play.  Cinematography by Ronald Neame.  Produced by Gabriel … Continue reading

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July 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Peeping Tom (1960)

MICHAEL POWELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom, 1960.  Michael Powell.  Story and Screenplay by Leo Marks.  Cinematography by Otto Heller.  Produced by Michael Powell.  Music by Brian Easdale.  Production Design by Arthur Lawson.  Costume Design by Dickie … Continue reading

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December 13, 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

Stage Fright (1950)

ALFRED HITCHCOCK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1950.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Whitfield Cook, adaptation by Alma Reville, based on the novel Man Running by Selwyn Jepson.  Cinematography by … 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

The Thief of Bagdad (1940)

LUDWIG BERGER, MICHAEL POWELL, TIM WHELAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom, 1940.  Alexander Korda Films, London Film Productions.  Story by Miklos Rozsa, Screenplay and dialogue by Miles Malleson, scenario by Lajos … Continue reading

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June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Importance Of Being Earnest (1952)

BBBBB (out of 5) This is the very best-ever adaptation of an Oscar Wilde play, mostly because of how little director Anthony Asquith interferes with the source material. The hilarious … Continue reading

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May 25, 2013 · 2 Comments