My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

This Land Is Mine (1943)

JEAN RENOIR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.   USA, 1943.  Jean-Renoir- Dudly Nichols Productions, RKO Radio Pictures.  Screenplay by Dudley Nichols.  Cinematography by Frank Redman.  Produced by Dudley Nichols, Jean Renoir.  Music by Lothar Perl.  Production … Continue reading

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January 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Christmas In Connecticut (1945)

PETER GODFREY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1945.  Warner Bros..  Story by Aileen Hamilton, Screenplay by Lionel Houser, Adele Comandini.  Cinematography by Carl E. Guthrie.  Produced by William Jacobs.  Music by Friedrich Hollaender.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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October 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936)

JOHN CROMWELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1936.  Selznick International Pictures.  Screenplay by Hugh Walpole, based on the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett.  Cinematography by Charles Rosher.  Produced by David O. … Continue reading

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January 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Witness For The Prosecution (1957)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  USA, 1957.  Edward Small Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, Harry Kurnitz, Adaptation by Lawrence B. Marcus, based on the play by Agatha Christie.  Cinematography by Russell … Continue reading

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February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Invisible Man (1933)

JAMES WHALE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1933.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by R.C. Sherriff, based on the novel by H.G. Wells.  Cinematography by Arthur Edeson.  Produced by Carl Laemmle Jr..  Music by Heinz Roemheld.  Production Design by Charles D. … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

JAMES WHALE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1935.  Universal Pictures.  Adapted by William Hurlbut, John L. Balderston, Screenplay by William Hurlbut, suggested by the story Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.  Cinematography by John J. Mescall.  Produced by Carl Laemmle … Continue reading

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February 11, 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

Cavalcade

BBB (out of 5) Dull classist drama that managed to win Best Picture but hasn’t dated at all well, and neither have the performances. Based on the play by Noel … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bells Of St. Mary’s

BBBB (out of 5) Sappy, manipulative and wholly engrossing sequel to the equally disarming Going My Way, with Bing Crosby resuming his role as the caring Catholic priest who never shuts … Continue reading

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August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Informer (1935)

JOHN FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1935.  RKO Radio Pictures.  Screenplay by Dudley Nichols, from the story by Liam O’Flaherty.  Cinematography by Joseph H. August.  Produced by John Ford.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production Design … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Canterville Ghost (1944)

JULES DASSIN, NORMAN Z. McLEOD Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA, 1944.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Edwin Blum, based on the story by Oscar Wilde.  Cinematography by Robert H. Planck.  Produced by … Continue reading

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July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Adventures Of Robin Hood (1938)

MICHAEL CURTIZ, WILLIAM KEIGHLEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  USA, 1938.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Norman Reilly Raine, Seton I. Miller, based upon ancient Robin Hood legends. Cinematography by Tony … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment