My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Because You’re Mine (1952)

ALEXANDER HALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1952.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Karl Tunberg, Leonard Spigelgass, based on the short film by Ruth Brooks Flippen, Sy Gomberg.  Cinematography by Joseph Ruttenberg.  Produced by Joe Pasternak.  Music by … Continue reading

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March 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Please Don’t Eat The Daisies

BB (out of 5) Doris Day plays housewife to university professor David Niven, who has just graduated from his job to a position as one of New York’s most respected and … Continue reading

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February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Presenting Lily Mars (1943)

NORMAN TAUROG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA, 1943.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Richard Connell, Gladys Lehman, based on the novel by Booth Tarkington.  Cinematography by Joseph Ruttenberg.  Produced by Joe Pasternak.  Music by George Stoll.  Production Design by Cedric … Continue reading

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January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Heaven Can Wait (1943)

ERNST LUBITSCH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1943.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Samson Raphaelson, based on the play Birthday by Leslie Bush-Fekete.  Cinematography by Edward Cronjager.  Produced by Ernst Lubitsch.  Music by … Continue reading

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November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

BBBBB (out of 5) Exceptional adventure film that, along with The Lives of a Bengal Lancer, makes 1935 a top-notch year for action films. By far the best of all three … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

In The Good Old Summertime

BBB (out of 5) The classic film The Shop Around The Corner with James Stewart has been remade as a musical by MGM, starring Van Johnson and Judy Garland as colleagues … Continue reading

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November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jezebel (1938)

WILLIAM WYLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1938.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Clements Ripley, Abem Finkel, John Huston, based on the play by Owen Davis.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music … Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dodsworth (1936)

WILLIAM WYLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1936.  The Samuel Goldwyn Company.  Screenplay by Sidney Howard, based on the novel by Sinclair Lewis.  Cinematography by Rudolph Mate.  Produced by Samuel Goldwyn.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production … Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Charge Of The Light Brigade (1936)

MICHAEL CURTIZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1936.  Warner Bros..  Original story by Michael Jacoby, Screenplay by Michael Jacoby, Rowland Leigh, based on the poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson.  Cinematography by Sol … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

You Can’t Take It With You (1938)

FRANK CAPRA Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  USA, 1938.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Robert Riskin, based on a play by George S. Kaufman, Moss Hart.  Cinematography by Joseph Walker.  Produced by Frank Capra.  Music by … Continue reading

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June 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Meet John Doe (1941)

FRANK CAPRA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1941.  Frank Capra Productions.  Story by Richard Connell, Robert Presnell Sr., Screenplay by Robert Riskin.  Cinematography by George Barnes.  Produced by Frank Capra, Robert Riskin.  Music by Dimitri Tiomkin.  Production … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Little Women (1933)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1933.  RKO Radio Pictures.  Screenplay by Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman, based on the book by Louisa May Alcott.  Cinematography by Henry W. Gerrard.  Produced … Continue reading

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May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment