My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Model and The Marriage Broker (1951)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1951.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch, Richard L. Breen.  Cinematography by Milton R. Krasner.  Produced by Charles … Continue reading

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August 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

This Land Is Mine (1943)

JEAN RENOIR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.   USA, 1943.  Jean-Renoir- Dudly Nichols Productions, RKO Radio Pictures.  Screenplay by Dudley Nichols.  Cinematography by Frank Redman.  Produced by Dudley Nichols, Jean Renoir.  Music by Lothar Perl.  Production … Continue reading

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January 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Kitty Foyle: The Natural History Of A Woman (1940)

SAM WOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1940.  RKO Radio Pictures.  Screenplay by Dalton Trumbo, additional dialogue by Donald Ogden Stewart, based on the novel by Christopher Morley.  Cinematography by Robert De Grasse.  Produced … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Sand Pebbles (1966)

ROBERT WISE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB. USA, 1966.  Robert Wise Productions, Solar Productions, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Robert Anderson, based on the novel by Richard McKenna.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald.  Produced by … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Room Service

BBB (out of 5) Average Marx Brothers comedy has the quartet holing up in a hotel room when they can’t pay their bill. Attempting to put on a Broadway show, the … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Let’s Make It Legal

BB (out of 5) Claudette Colbert and Macdonald Carey are on the brink of divorce when Colbert’s old boyfriend (Zachary Scott) suddenly swings into town. Would this film even be remember if … Continue reading

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January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Seventh Victim (1943)

MARK ROBSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1943.  RKO Radio Pictures.  Screenplay by Charles O’Neal, DeWitt Bodeen.  Cinematography by Nicholas Musuraca.  Produced by Val Lewton.  Music by Roy Webb.  Production Design by Albert S. D’Agostino, Walter … Continue reading

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December 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Three Faces Of Eve

BBB.5 (out of 5) Ignore the painfully cheesy commentary by the “expert medical opinion” in this film and you have an engrossing psychological drama. Joanne Woodward is electrifying as a young … Continue reading

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October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cleopatra (1963)

BBBB (out of 5) Yes, it’s the most damnably long movie in all cinema history, but if you’re in the right frame of mind you’ll have a great time. Elizabeth … Continue reading

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September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Body Heat

BB.5 (out of 5) Movie audiences were introduced to the purring voice and stunning beauty of Kathleen Turner in this Basic Instinct pre-cursor. Turner plays a gorgeous socialite who becomes lovers … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Killing Of Sister George (1968)

ROBERT ALDRICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1968.  Palomar Pictures, The Associates & Aldrich Company.  Screenplay by Lukas Heller, based on the play by Frank Marcus.  Cinematography by Joseph F. Biroc.  Produced … Continue reading

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May 12, 2013 · Leave a comment