My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Fabulous Dorseys (1947)

ALFRED E. GREEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1947.  Charles R. Rogers Productions.  Story and Screenplay by Richard English, Art Arthur, Curtis Kenyon.  Cinematography by James Van Trees.  Produced by Charles R. Rogers.  … Continue reading

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March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Spiral Staircase (1945)

ROBERT SIODMAK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1945.  RKO Radio Pictures, Dore Schary Productions.  Screenplay by Mel Dinelli, based on the novel Some Must Watch by Ethel Lina White.  Cinematography by Nicholas Musuraca.  Produced … Continue reading

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March 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jane Eyre (1943)

BBBB.5 (out of 5) The best adaptation of Charlotte Bronte’s ever-popular novel is also the slimmest in terms of its story. Despite the fact that it edits Bronte’s source more … Continue reading

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January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cluny Brown (1946)

ERNST LUBITSCH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1946.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Samuel Hoffenstein, Elizabeth Reinhardt, contributing writer James Hilton, based on the novel by Margery Sharp.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

That Hamilton Woman

BBB.5 (out of 5) Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier play Emma Hamilton and Captain Horatio Nelson, who defied their rigid, early 19th-century society by becoming lovers despite being married to other people. … Continue reading

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October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

How Green Was My Valley (1941)

JOHN FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1941.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Philip Dunne, based on the novel by Richard Llewellyn.  Cinematography by Arthur C. Miller.  Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.  Music by Alfred … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde (1941)

VICTOR FLEMING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1941.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by John Lee Mahin, based on the 1931 screenplay by Percy Heath, Samuel Hoffenstein, from the novel The Strange Case Of Dr. … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blackmail (1929)

ALFRED HITCHCOCK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom, 1929.  British International Pictures.  Screenplay by Benn W. Levy, adapted by Alfred Hitchcock, from a play by Charles Bennett.  Cinematography by Jack E. … Continue reading

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June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment