My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Rich And Famous (1981)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1981.  Jaquet, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Gerald Ayres, based on the play by John Van Druten.  Cinematography by Donald Peterman.  Produced by … Continue reading

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September 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Mahogany (1975)

BERRY GORDY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1975.  Motown Productions, Nikor Productions, Paramount Pictures.  Story by Toni Amber, Screenplay by John Byrum.  Cinematography by David Watkin.  Produced by Jack Ballard, Rob Cohen.  Music by … Continue reading

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April 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Cash McCall (1960)

JOSEPH PEVNEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1960.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Lenore J. Coffee, Marion Hargrove, based on the novel by Cameron Hawley.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced by Henry … Continue reading

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May 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Executive Suite (1954)

ROBERT WISE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1954.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Ernest Lehman, based on the play by Cameron Hawley.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced by John Houseman.  Production Design by Edward C. Carfagno, Cedric Gibbons.  Costume … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘Til There Was You

BBB (out of 5) Soulmates Jeanne Tripplehorn and Dylan McDermott are perfect for each other, if only they could meet, while Sarah Jessica Parker plays a child star who is dating McDermott and doesn’t realize … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sliver (1993)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1993.  Paramount Pictures, Robert Evans Company.  Screenplay by Joe Eszterhas, based on the novel by Ira Levin.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced by Robert Evans.  Music by Howard Shore.  Production … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

How To Deal

BB (out of 5) Mandy Moore is a teenager who has the difficult task of having to witness her parents’ divorce. Her father (Peter Gallagher) is not dealing with his mid-life … Continue reading

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October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

It’s My Party

BBB.5 (out of 5) In the brief prologue of this touching drama, Eric Roberts learns that he is HIV-positive, which is followed swiftly by his longtime boyfriend (Gregory Harrison) leaving him. … Continue reading

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October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shadow Of Doubt

BBB (out of 5) Middling but diverting courtroom drama has a superior Melanie Griffith as a lawyer caught in a deadly game when the murder suspect she is defending is seemingly … Continue reading

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October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

An American In Paris (1951)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1951.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story and Screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner.  Cinematography by Alfred Gilks.  Produced by Arthur Freed.  Music by Conrad Salinger.  Production Design by E. Preston … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Scaramouche

BBB (out of 5) The famed swordsman (played by Stewart Granger) scampers around 18th-century France in search of new villains to slay. When the evil Mel Ferrer slays Granger’s brother, our … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Spartacus

BBBBB (out of 5) Who would have thought that among the years of endless bloated religious epics, a grand centurion movie would come along to blow them all away? After … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013 · 1 Comment