My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

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

The Stranger (Lo straniero) (1967)

LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Italy/France/Algeria, 1967.  Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica, Master Film, Marianne Productions, Casbah Film.  Screenplay by Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Georges Conchon, Luchino Visconti, script revisions by Emmanuel … Continue reading

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September 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Senso (1954)

LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Italy, 1954.  Lux Film.  Story and Screenplay by Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Luchino Visconti, with the collaboration of Carlo Alianello, Giorgio Bassani, Giorgio Prosperi, and dialogue … Continue reading

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September 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ludwig (1972)

LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Italy/France/West Germany, 1972.  Mega Film, Cinétel, Dieter Geissler Filmproduktion, Divina-Film.  Story and Screenplay by Luchino Visconti, Enrico Medioli, collaboration with Suso Cecchi D’Amico.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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June 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Conversation Piece (Gruppo di Famiglia in un Interno) (1974)

LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Italy/France, 1974.  Rusconi Film, Gaumont International.  Story by Enrico Medioli, Screenplay by Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Enrico Medioli, Luchino Visconti.  Cinematography by Pasqualino de Santis.  Produced by … Continue reading

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April 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Boccaccio ’70 (1962)

VITTORIO DE SICA, FEDERICO FELLINI, MARIO MONICELLI, LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Italy/France, 1962.  Cineriz, Concordia Compagnia Cinematografica, Francinex, Gray-Film.  Screenplay by Giovanni Arpino, Italo Calvino, Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Federico Fellini, … Continue reading

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April 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Lady Without Camelias (La Signora Senza Camelie) (1953)

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Italy/France, 1953.  Produzioni Domenico Forges Davanzati, Ente Nazionale Industrie Cinematografiche.  Story by Michelangelo Antonioni, Screenplay by Michelangelo Antonioni, Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Francesco Maselli, Pier Maria Pasinetti.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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December 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Taming Of The Shrew (1967)

FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Italy/USA, 1967.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Royal Films International, F.A.I..  Screenplay by Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Franco Zeffirelli, Paul Dehn, based on the play by William Shakespeare.  Cinematography by Oswald … Continue reading

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March 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Big Deal On Madonna Street (The Usual Unidentified Thieves) (I Soliti Ignoti)

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Highly influential, wonderfully funny heist film that’s sort of the goofy cousin of Dassin’s Rififi. After taking the fall for a fellow thief and ending up … Continue reading

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November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bellissima (1951)

LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Italy, 1951.  Film Bellissima.  Story by Cesare Zavattini, Screenplay by Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Francesco Rosi, Luchino Visconti.  Cinematography by Piero Portalupi, Paul Ronald.  Produced by Savlo D’Angelo.  Music … Continue reading

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September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Le Notti Bianche (White Nights) (1957)

LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Italy/France, 1957.  Cinematografica Associati, Intermondia Films, Vides Cinematografica.  Story and Screenplay by Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Luchino Visconti, based on the novel Belye Noci by Fyodor … Continue reading

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September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rocco And His Brothers (Rocco E I Suoi Fratelli) (1960)

LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  Italy/France, 1960.  Titanus, Les Films Marceau.  Story by Luchino Visconti, Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Vasco Pratolini, Screenplay and dialogue by Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Pasquale Festa Campanile, … Continue reading

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September 24, 2013 · 1 Comment