My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Class of 1984 (1982)

MARK L. LESTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.   Canada, 1982.  Guerilla High Productions.  Story by Tom Holland, Screenplay by Mark L. Lester, John C.W. Saxton, Tom Holland.  Cinematography by Albert J. Dunk.  Produced … Continue reading

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August 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Pied Piper (1942)

IRVING PICHEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1942.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Nunnally Johnson, based on the novel by Nevil Shute.  Cinematography by Edward Cronjager.  Produced by Nunnally Johnson.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design … Continue reading

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November 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

The White Cliffs Of Dover (1944)

CLARENCE BROWN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA, 1944.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Claudine West, Jan Lustig, George Froeschel, additional poetry by Robert Nathan, based on the poem by Alice Duer Miller.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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July 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Lassie Come Home (1943)

FRED M. WILCOX Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1943.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Hugo Butler, based on the novel by Eric Knight.  Cinematography by Leonard Smith.  Produced by Samuel Marx.  Music by Daniele Amfitheatrof.  Production Design … Continue reading

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August 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Inside Daisy Clover (1965)

ROBERT MULLIGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1965.  Park Place Production, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Gavin Lambert, based on his novel.  Cinematography by Charles Lang.  Produced by Alan J. Pakula.  Music by Andre … Continue reading

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January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Battle For The Planet Of The Apes (1973)

J. LEE THOMPSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1973.  Apjac International, Twentieth Century Fox.  Story by Paul Dehn, Screenplay by John William Corrington, Joyce Hooper Corrington, based on characters created by Pierre … Continue reading

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February 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Conquest Of The Planet Of The Apes (1972)

J. LEE THOMPSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1972.  Apjac International, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Paul Dehn, based on characters created by Pierre Boulle.  Cinematography by Bruce Surtees.  Produced by Arthur P. Jacobs.  Music by … Continue reading

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February 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Escape From The Planet Of The Apes

BBB.5 (out of 5) High-level entry in the film series, much better than the previous Beneath The Planet Of The Apes, and almost as fun as the original. In this … Continue reading

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February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bedknobs And Broomsticks

BBB (out of 5) In this special-effects laden Disney film, three London children are sent out of the city to live in the country during World War II to avoid … Continue reading

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January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Grass Harp

BBB (out of 5) Loving adaptation of Truman Capote’s novella about an orphan boy (Edward Furlong) who is raised by his aunts, two women as different as two sisters could … Continue reading

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November 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Overboard

B (out of 5) One of Goldie Hawn‘s worst comedies is this utterly charmless piece of trash co-starring real-life partner Kurt Russell. She plays a millionaire’s wife with an attitude … Continue reading

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November 15, 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