My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Them! (1954)

GORDON DOUGLAS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1954.  Warner Bros..  Story by George Worthing Yates, adaptation by Russell S. Hughes, Screenplay by Ted Sherdeman.  Cinematography by Sidney Hickox.  … Continue reading

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June 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

King Kong (1976)

JOHN GUILLERMIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1976.  Dino De Laurentiis Company.  Screenplay by Lorenzo Semple Jr., based on the 1933 screenplay by James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose, … Continue reading

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April 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Christine Jorgensen Story (1970)

IRVING RAPPER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1970.  Edward Small Productions.  Screenplay by Robert E. Kent, Ellis St. Joseph, based on the autiography by Christine Jorgensen.  Cinematography by Jacques R. Marquette.  Produced by Edward … Continue reading

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April 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Mutiny On The Bounty (1962)

LEWIS MILESTONE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1962.  Arcola Pictures.  Screenplay by Charles Lederer, based on the novel by Charles Nordhoff, James Norman Hall.  Cinematography by Robert Surtees.  Produced by Aaron Rosenberg.  Music by … Continue reading

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September 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Move Over, Darling (1963)

MICHAEL GORDON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1963.  Melcher-Arcola Productions.  Screenplay by Hal Kanter, Jack Sher, based on a story by Bella Spewack, Sam Spewack, Leo McCarey, and a screenplay by … Continue reading

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November 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Jacqueline Susann’s Once Is Not Enough (1975)

GUY GREEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1975.  Aries Productions, Paramount Pictures, Sujac Productions.  Screenplay by Julius J. Epstein, based on the novel by Jacqueline Susann.  Cinematography by John A. Alonzo.  Produced by … Continue reading

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October 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mister Roberts (1955)

MERVYN LeROY, JOHN FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1955.  Warner Bros., Orange.  Screenplay by Frank S. Nugent, Joshua Logan, based on the play by Thomas Heggen, Joshua Logan, from the novel … Continue reading

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September 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cactus Flower

BBB.5 (out of 5) Walter Matthau plays a successful dentist who lies to women and tells them he’s married with children in order to avoid complicated, serious relationships. His present girlfriend … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rebel Without A Cause (1955)

NICHOLAS RAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1955.  Warner Bros..  Story by Nicholas Ray, Screenplay by Stewart Stern, adaptation by Irving Shulman. Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by David Weisbart.  Music by Leonard Rosenman.  Production Design … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bad Seed

BB.5 (out of 5) Horrendously dated film feels like you’re watching the filming of a live stage play. Nancy Kelly plays a widowed mother to a seemingly perfect young girl (Patty … Continue reading

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November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Butterflies Are Free

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Goldie Hawn is funny, tragic, serious and as endearing as she could possibly be as Jill, the wacky new girl in town who finds herself surprised when … Continue reading

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September 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

BBBB (out of 5) Natalie Wood and Robert Culp play a married couple who attend a group therapy retreat session as research for one of Culp’s documentaries. They find the experience … Continue reading

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August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment