My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Paradise Hawaiian Style (1966)

MICHAEL D. MOORE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1966.  Wallis-Hazen.  Story by Allan Weiss, Screenplay by Allan Weiss, Anthony Lawrence.  Cinematography by W. Wallace Kelley.  Produced by Hal … Continue reading

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July 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Desert Fury (1947)

LEWIS ALLEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1947.  Hal Wallis Productions.  Screenplay by Robert Rossen, based on the novel Desert Town by Ramona Stewart.  Cinematography by Edward Cronjager, Charles Lang.  Produced by Hal … Continue reading

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September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Artists And Models

BB.5 (out of 5) Splashy colours and some fun songs don’t do much for this forgettable Martin and Lewis comedy. Dean Martin plays a cartoonist who is down on his luck … Continue reading

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January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Now, Voyager (1942)

IRVING RAPPER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1942.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Casey Robinson, based on the novel by Olive Higgins Prouty.  Cinematography by Sol Polito.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bad Seed

BB.5 (out of 5) Horrendously dated film feels like you’re watching the filming of a live stage play. Nancy Kelly plays a widowed mother to a seemingly perfect young girl (Patty … Continue reading

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November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

True Grit (1969)

HENRY HATHAWAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1969. Wallis-Hazen. Screenplay by Marguerite Roberts, based on the novel by Charles Portis. Cinematography by Lucien Ballard. Produced by Hal B. Wallis. Music by Elmer Bernstein. … Continue reading

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September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Come Back, Little Sheba

BBB (out of 5) Shirley Booth wanders around her kitchen begging for our affection in this grimy little kitchen-sink drama. She won an Academy Award as a housewife who has to … Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Rose Tattoo

BB.5 (out of 5) Anna Magnani stars as an Italian immigrant housewife living in the American south. She loses her pride-and-joy of a husband in a truck accident and afterwards … Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Letter (1940)

WILLIAM WYLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1940.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Howard Koch, based on the story by W. Somerset Maugham.  Cinematography by Tony Gaudio.  Produced by Robert Lord.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production Design by Carl Jules … Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jezebel (1938)

WILLIAM WYLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1938.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Clements Ripley, Abem Finkel, John Huston, based on the play by Owen Davis.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music … Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

ANATOLE LITVAK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1940.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Casey Robinson, based on the novel by Rachel Field.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by Anatole Litvak.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)

ANATOLE LITVAK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1948.  Hal Wallis Productions.  Screenplay by Lucille Fletcher, based on her radio play.  Cinematography by Sol Polito.  Produced by Anatole Litvak, Hal B. Wallis.  Music by Franz … Continue reading

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August 20, 2013 · 2 Comments