My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Jazz Singer (1927)

BBB (out of 5) Monumental in its day, this film now seems like nothing but pure, unadulterated corn. Al Jolson is peppy as a Jewish boy who is expected by … Continue reading

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July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shanghai Express (1932)

JOSEF VON STERNBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1932.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Jules Furthman, based on the story by Harry Hervey.  Cinematography by Lee Garmes.  Produced by Adolph Zukor.  Music by W. … Continue reading

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July 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dishonored (1931)

JOSEF VON STERNBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1931.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Daniel Nathan Rubin, Josef von Sternberg, from the story X-27 by Josef von Sternberg.  Cinematography by Lee Garmes.  Music … Continue reading

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July 1, 2013 · Leave a comment