My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Ulysses

BBB (out of 5) Joseph Strick set himself no mean task when he decided to take on an adaptation of James Joyce’s famously unfilmable (and for many people, unreadable) novel, … Continue reading

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January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

JOHN FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1962.  Paramount Pictures, John Ford Productions.  Screenplay by James Warner, Willis Goldbeck, based on the story by Dorothy M. Johnson.  Cinematography by William H. Clothier.  Produced by Willis Goldbeck.  Music … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)

JOHN FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1940.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Nunnally Johnson, based on the novel by John Steinbeck.  Cinematography by Gregg Toland.  Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production … Continue reading

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The Lion In Winter

BBBB (out of 5) In 12th century England, King Henry II (Peter O’Toole) sits atop his throne and hesitates to name his successor. Instead, he invites all the rivals to … Continue reading

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May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment