My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Hindenburg (1975)

ROBERT WISE Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA, 1975.  The Filmakers Group, Universal Pictures.  Screen story by Richard Levinson, William Link, Screenplay by Nelson Gidding, based on the book … Continue reading

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May 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)

MERVYN LeROY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1944.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Dalton Trumbo, based on the book by Ted W. Lawson, Robert Considine.  Cinematography by Harold Rosson, Robert … Continue reading

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March 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

It Started In Naples (1960)

MELVILLE SHAVELSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1960.  Capri Productions, Paramount Pictures.  Story by Michael Pertwee, Jack Davies, Screenplay by Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose, Suso Cecchi D’Amico.  Cinematography by Robert Surtees.  Produced by … Continue reading

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November 26, 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

A Date With Judy (1948)

RICHARD THORPE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1948.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Dorothy Cooper, Dorothy Kingsley, based on characters created by Aleen Leslie.  Cinematography by Robert Surtees.  Produced by Joe Pasternak.  Music by Albert … Continue reading

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March 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Arrangement (1969)

ELIA KAZAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1969.  Athena Productions.  Screenplay by Elia Kazan, based on his novel.  Cinematography by Robert Surtees.  Produced by Elia Kazan.  Music by David Amram.  Production Design by Gene … Continue reading

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February 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Collector (1965)

WILLIAM WYLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1965.  Collector Company, Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by John Kohn, Stanley Mann, based on the novel by John Fowles.  Cinematography by Robert Krasker, Robert … Continue reading

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September 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Unfinished Dance (1947)

HENRY KOSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1947.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Myles Connolly, based on the story La Morte Du Cygne by Paul Morand.  Cinematography by Robert Surtees.  Produced by Joe Pasternak.  Music by Herbert … Continue reading

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December 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Swan (1956)

CHARLES VIDOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1956.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by John Dighton, based on the play A Hattyu by Ferenc Molnar.  Cinematography by Joseph Ruttenberg, Robert Surtees.  Produced by Dore Schary.  Music by Bronislau Kaper.  Production … Continue reading

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February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Star Is Born (1976)

BB (out of 5) This film is so annoying it will actually make you itch. The fourth version of the popular rags-to-riches story, followed by the surprisingly less terrible Glitter … Continue reading

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December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Same Time, Next Year

BBB.5 (out of 5) A rainy night at a California inn brings together a married accountant (Alan Alda) and a happy housewife (Ellen Burstyn), who spend a wonderful evening together … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Summer Of ’42

BB.5 (out of 5) Coming-of-age schmaltz about a teenaged boy who falls in love with a war widow during summer break. Told in haltingly mushy, sentimental tones, the film follows … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment