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

Somewhere I’ll Find You (1942)

WESLEY RUGGLES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1942.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Charles Hoffman, Adaptation by Walter Reisch, Screenplay by Marguerite Roberts.  Cinematography by Harold Rosson.  Produced by Pandro S. Berman.  Music by Bronislau Kaper.  Production Design … Continue reading

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March 21, 2019 · 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

Ninotchka (1939)

ERNST LUBITSCH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1939.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, Walter Reisch, based on the original story by Melchior Lengyel.  Cinematography by William H. Daniels.  Produced by Ernst Lubitsch.  Music … Continue reading

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November 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Journey To The Center Of The Earth (1959)

BBB (out of 5) New advances in stop-motion animation technology were encouraging movie producers of the fifties to create lots of deliciously pulpy science-fiction films for mass audiences to enjoy. … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

That Hamilton Woman

BBB.5 (out of 5) Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier play Emma Hamilton and Captain Horatio Nelson, who defied their rigid, early 19th-century society by becoming lovers despite being married to other people. … Continue reading

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October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Niagara (1953)

HENRY HATHAWAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1953. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Screenplay by Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch, Richard L. Breen. Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald. Produced by Charles Brackett. Music by … Continue reading

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September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gaslight (1944)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1944.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch, John L. Balderston,  based on the play Angel Street by Patrick Hamilton.  Cinematography by Joseph … Continue reading

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July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Great Waltz

BBBB (out of 5) Fictionalized biography of composer Johann Strauss that happily admits to being a pure invention.  Regardless of this silliness, the film is a sumptuous treat, highly entertaining … Continue reading

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July 1, 2013 · Leave a comment