My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Judy (2019)

RUPERT GOOLD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  United Kingdom, 2019.  BBC Films, Calamity Films, Pathe UK, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Tom Edge, based on the play End of … Continue reading

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October 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Dirty Dozen (1967)

ROBERT ALDRICH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1967.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, MKH, Seven Arts Productions.  Screenplay by Nunnally Johnson, Lukas Heller, based on the novel by E.M. Nathanson.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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March 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Crossfire (1947)

EDWARD DMYTRYK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1947.  RKO Radio Pictures.  Screenplay by John Paxton, based on the novel The Brick Foxhole by Richard Brooks.  Cinematography by J. Roy Hunt.  Produced by Adrian … Continue reading

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November 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Woman On The Beach (1947)

JEAN RENOIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1947.  RKO Radio Pictures.  Screenplay by Frank Davis, Jean Renoir, adaptation by J.R. Michael Hogan, based on the novel by Mitchell Wilson.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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December 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

King of Kings (1961)

NICHOLAS RAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1961.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Philip Yordan.  Cinematography by Manuel Berenguer, Milton R. Krasner, Franz Planer.   Produced by Cecil B. DeMille.  Music by Hugo Riesenfeld.  Production Design by Dan … Continue reading

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May 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Billy Budd

BBB.5 (out of 5) Diverting drama is a dark side to Horatio Hornblower. Peter Ustinov stars and directs as the captain aboard an eighteenth-century ship that has undergone various crew changes, … Continue reading

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February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Born To Be Bad (1950)

NICHOLAS RAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1950.  RKO Radio Pictures.  Screenplay by Edith R. Sommer, additional dialogue by Robert Soderberg, George Oppenheimer, adaptation by Charles Schnee, based on the novel … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Caught (1949)

MAX OPHULS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1949.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Enterprise Productions.  Screenplay by Arthur Laurents, based on the novel Wild Calendar by Libbie Block.  Cinematography by Lee Garmes.  Produced by Wolfgang Reinhardt.  Music … Continue reading

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December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Wild Bunch

BBBB (out of 5) Sam Peckinpah’s ultraviolent western melodrama became a guiding point for which action films of the future would compare themselves to. William Holden stars as the leader … Continue reading

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September 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bad Day At Black Rock (1955)

JOHN STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1955.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Millard Kaufman, adaptation by Don McGuire, based on a story by Howard Breslin.  Cinematography by William C. Mellor.  Produced by Dore … Continue reading

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August 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Longest Day

BBBBB (out of 5) The power, terror and grandeur of D-Day is captured in this magnificent epic film, shot in three languages and featuring an international cast that includes some … Continue reading

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May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment