My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Christmas In Connecticut (1945)

PETER GODFREY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1945.  Warner Bros..  Story by Aileen Hamilton, Screenplay by Lionel Houser, Adele Comandini.  Cinematography by Carl E. Guthrie.  Produced by William Jacobs.  Music by Friedrich Hollaender.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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October 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Across The Pacific (1942)

JOHN HUSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1942.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Richard Macaulay, based on the serial by Robert Carson.  Cinematography by Arthur Edeson.  Produced by Jack Saper, Jerry Wald.  Music by Adolph Deutsch.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Johnny Belinda

BBB.5 (out of 5) Jane Wyman won an Academy Award for her sensitive portrayal of a deaf-mute woman in Nova Scotia who bears a child after being raped by a local … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

To Have And Have Not

BBBB (out of 5) Warner Bros. tried to recapture the mystery and perfection of Casablanca with lesser but still worthy results. Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway, it also … Continue reading

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September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Prince And The Pauper

BBB.5 (out of 5) Adorable adventure features a remarkable sense of time and place, the kind of period film that Warner Bros. excelled at in the late thirties and forties. … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Story Of Louis Pasteur

BBBB (out of 5) Immensely entertaining, though only erratically factual biopic of the man who introduced us to the world of germs. Paul Muni won an Oscar for his full-throttle performance … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

On Moonlight Bay (1951)

ROY DEL RUTH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1951.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Jack Rose, Melville Shavelson, based on Penrod Stories by Booth Tarkington.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by William Jacobs.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production … Continue reading

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July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

The West Point Story (Fine and Dandy) (1950)

ROY DEL RUTH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1950.  Warner Bros..  Story by Irving Wallace, Screenplay by John Monks Jr., Charles Hoffman, Irving Wallace.  Cinematography by Sidney Hickox.  Produced by Louis … Continue reading

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July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hollywood Canteen (1944)

DELMER DAVES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1944.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Delmer Daves.  Cinematography by Bert Glennon.  Produced by Alex Gottlieb.  Music by Leo F. Forbstein, Ray Heindorf.  Production Design by Leo K. … Continue reading

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July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Adventures Of Robin Hood (1938)

MICHAEL CURTIZ, WILLIAM KEIGHLEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  USA, 1938.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Norman Reilly Raine, Seton I. Miller, based upon ancient Robin Hood legends. Cinematography by Tony … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Charge Of The Light Brigade (1936)

MICHAEL CURTIZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1936.  Warner Bros..  Original story by Michael Jacoby, Screenplay by Michael Jacoby, Rowland Leigh, based on the poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson.  Cinematography by Sol … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Young Man With A Horn (1950)

MICHAEL CURTIZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1950.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Carl Foreman, Edmund H. North, based on the novel by Dorothy Baker. Cinematography by Ted D. McCord.  Produced by Jerry … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment