My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Red Planet Mars (1952)

HARRY HORNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.5.  USA, 1952.  Melaby Pictures Corp..  Screenplay by John L. Balderston, Anthony Veiller, based on the play by John L. Balderston, John Hoare.  Cinematography by Joseph F. Biroc.  Produced … Continue reading

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May 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Woman On The Beach (1947)

JEAN RENOIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1947.  RKO Radio Pictures.  Screenplay by Frank Davis, Jean Renoir, adaptation by J.R. Michael Hogan, based on the novel by Mitchell Wilson.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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December 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sunrise At Campobello (1960)

VINCENT J. DONEHUE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1960.  Dore Schary Productions.  Screenplay by Dore Schary, based on his play.  Cinematography by Russell Harlan.  Produced by Dore Schary.  Music by Franz Waxman.  Production Design … Continue reading

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May 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Blue Dahlia

GEORGE MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1946.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Raymond Chandler.  Cinematography by Lionel Lindon.  Produced by John Houseman.  Music by Victor Young.  Production Design by Hans Dreier, Walter H. Tyler.  Costume … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

To Have And Have Not

BBBB (out of 5) Warner Bros. tried to recapture the mystery and perfection of Casablanca with lesser but still worthy results. Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway, it also … Continue reading

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September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bad Day At Black Rock (1955)

JOHN STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1955.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Millard Kaufman, adaptation by Don McGuire, based on a story by Howard Breslin.  Cinematography by William C. Mellor.  Produced by Dore … Continue reading

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August 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Place In The Sun

BBB (out of 5) A good but strongly overrated film about a superficial tragedy that besets the lives of superficially pretty people in New England in the 1930s (though it … Continue reading

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August 19, 2013 · Leave a comment