My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Model and The Marriage Broker (1951)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1951.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch, Richard L. Breen.  Cinematography by Milton R. Krasner.  Produced by Charles … Continue reading

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August 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

How The West Was Won (1962)

JOHN FORD, HENRY HATHAWAY, GEORGE MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1962.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Cinerama Productions Corp..  Screenplay by James R. Webb, suggested by his Life Magazine series “How The West Was Won”.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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August 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Mating Season (1951)

MITCHELL LEISEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1951.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch, Richard L. Breen, based on the play Maggie by Caesar Dunn.  Cinematography by Charles Lang.  Produced … Continue reading

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January 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Move Over, Darling (1963)

MICHAEL GORDON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1963.  Melcher-Arcola Productions.  Screenplay by Hal Kanter, Jack Sher, based on a story by Bella Spewack, Sam Spewack, Leo McCarey, and a screenplay by … Continue reading

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November 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

A New Kind Of Love

BB.5 (out of 5) Definitely not a new kind of movie.  Joanne Woodward plays a dowdy fashion designer specializing in affordable knock-offs of Parisian haute couture, who meets up with … Continue reading

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January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

With A Song In My Heart

BBBB (out of 5) Enormously enjoyable musical biopic of World World II songstress Jane Frohman. Frohman was on the rise in her exceptional recording career when an airplane accident injured … Continue reading

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October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Letter To Three Wives (1949)

JOSEPH L. MANKIEWICZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1949.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, adaptation by Vera Caspary, based on the Cosmopolitan Magazine novel by John Klempner.  Cinematography by Arthur … Continue reading

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September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

All About Eve

BBBBB (out of 5) Here’s perfect writing if ever a movie ever had it. Bette Davis plays famous and established actress Margo Channing, a self-centred but vulnerable woman who is pursued … Continue reading

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September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pillow Talk (1959)

MICHAEL GORDON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1959.  Arwin Productions.  Story by Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene, Screenplay by Stanley Shapiro, Maurice Richlin.  Cinematography by Arthur E. Arling.  Produced by Ross Hunter, Martin Melcher.  Music by Frank … Continue reading

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August 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pickup On South Street (1953)

SAMUEL FULLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1953.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Story by Dwight Taylor, Screenplay by Samuel Fuller.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald.  Produced by Jules Schermer.  Music by Leigh Harline.  Production Design by George … Continue reading

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August 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Misfits (1961)

JOHN HUSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1961.  Seven Arts Productions.  Screenplay by Arthur Miller.  Cinematography by Russell Metty.  Produced by Frank E. Taylor.  Music by Alex North.  Production Design by Stephen B. Grimes, Bill Newberry.  Costume … Continue reading

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July 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rear Window (1954)

ALFRED HITCHCOCK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1954.  Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions.  Screenplay by John Michael Hayes, based on the short story by Cornell Woolrich.  Cinematography by Robert Burks.  Produced by Alfred … Continue reading

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June 30, 2013 · 1 Comment