My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Earthquake (1974)

MARK ROBSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1974.  Universal Pictures, The Filmakers Group.  Screenplay by George Fox, Mario Puzo.  Cinematography by Philip H. Lathrop.  Produced by Mark Robson.  … Continue reading

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May 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Towering Inferno (1974)

JOHN GUILLERMIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1974.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Warner Bros., Irwin Allen Productions.  Screenplay by Stirling Silliphant, based on the novels The Glass Inferno by … Continue reading

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September 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Catsplay (Cat’s Play) (Macskajatek)

BB (out of 5) Karoly Makk follows the film Love with a sequel of sorts, catching up with two sisters who spend the film reflecting on past lives and romances. … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz

BBBB (out of 5) Richard Dreyfuss appears in an early starring role of this quirky film version of Mordecai Richler’s popular novel. He plays the son of working-class Jewish parents in … Continue reading

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November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day For Night (La Nuit Americaine) (1973)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  France/Italy, 1973.  Les Films du Carrosse, PECF, Produzione Intercontinentale Cinematografica.  Screenplay by Francois Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard, Suzanne Schiffman.  Cinematography by Pierre-William Glenn.  Produced by Marcel … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Harry And Tonto

BBBB (out of 5) Aging New Yorker Harry (Art Carney, in an Oscar-winning performance) is evicted from his Manhattan apartment building with his cat Tonto, so they go live with … Continue reading

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August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lacombe Lucien (1974)

LOUIS MALLE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  France/West Germany/Italy, 1974.  Nouvelles Editions de Films, Universal Pictures, Vides Cinematografica, Hallelujah Films.  Screenplay by Louis Malle, Patrick Modiano.  Cinematography by Tonino Delli Colli.  Produced by … Continue reading

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August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lenny

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Bob Fosse’s third film and first non-musical is a fascinating, unflinching look at the life and career of controversial comedian Lenny Bruce.  Dustin Hoffman is effective … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Amarcord

BBBBB (out of 5) One of Fellini’s most beloved films and the beginning of the last period of his career, based on reminiscences of his own life growing up in … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Murder On The Orient Express (1974)

BBBB (out of 5) The seventies saw a few Agatha Christie murder mysteries made into films, and this is the most celebrated of them all. While riding a train through … Continue reading

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July 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Hearts And Minds

BBBBB (out of 5) The best film ever made about Vietnam, period. This absorbing, fascinating and heartbreaking documentary chronicles the American political climate from the Communist witch hunt McCarthy/Hoover era, … Continue reading

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July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Godfather Part II (1974)

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1974.  Paramount Pictures, The Coppola Company.  Screenplay by Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo, based on the novel The Godfather by Mario Puzo.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment