My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Moon Over Miami

BBB (out of 5) Betty Grable goes to a resort in Miami posing as a wealthy heiress in order to ensnare a rich husband. She gets Don Ameche instead, but at least … Continue reading

Rate this:

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

State Fair

BBB.5 (out of 5) When Twentieth Century-Fox decided to remake their ever-popular Will Rogers comedy of 1933 for audiences of the forties, their decision to make it a musical brought … Continue reading

Rate this:

October 31, 2013 · 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

Rate this:

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

There’s No Business Like Show Business

BB.5 (out of 5) The life of a show business family is the subject of this shallow musical. Ethel Merman and Dan Dailey are the parents, while Donald O’Connor and Mitzi Gaynor are the … Continue reading

Rate this:

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

The King And I

BBBBB (out of 5) Deborah Kerr glows as Anna Leonowens, a true-life schoolteacher who was invited by the King of Siam (Yul Brynner) to come and teach his many children. She … Continue reading

Rate this:

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Can-Can

BBB (out of 5) In nineteenth century Paris the lewd dance of the Can-Can is forbidden, but Shirley MacLaine has been performing it in her Montmartre nightclub, where she and the … Continue reading

Rate this:

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Love Before Breakfast

BBB (out of 5) Carole Lombard is engaged to a boring fuddy-duddy but keeps finding herself in the way of caddish Preston Foster.  This isn’t surprising considering he is her fiance’s … Continue reading

Rate this:

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment