My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

5 Dolls for an August Moon (5 bambole per la luna d’agosto) (1970)

MARIO BAVA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Italy, 1970.  Produzioni Atlas Consorziate.  Story and Screenplay by Mario di Nardo, based on the novel And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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October 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

KENNETH BRANAGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Twentieth Century Fox, Genre Films, Kinberg Genre, The Mark Gordon Company, Scott Free Productions, Latina Pictures, The Estate of Agatha Christie.  Malta/USA, 2017.  Screenplay by Michael Green, based … Continue reading

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November 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Witness For The Prosecution (1957)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  USA, 1957.  Edward Small Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, Harry Kurnitz, Adaptation by Lawrence B. Marcus, based on the play by Agatha Christie.  Cinematography by Russell … Continue reading

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February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Appointment With Death (1988)

MICHAEL WINNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA, 1988.  Golan-Globus Productions.  Screenplay by Anthony Shaffer, Peter Buckman, Michael Winner, based on the novel by Agatha Christie.  Cinematography by David Garfinkel.  Produced by Michael Winner.  Music by Pino Donaggio.  Production Design … Continue reading

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February 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Murder, She Said

BBBB (out of 5) The world’s best advocate for the benefits of spinsterhood is in top form in this adorable adaptation of Agatha Christie’s 4.50 From Paddington, one which fans … Continue reading

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December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Mirror Crack’d

BBB.5 (out of 5) Critics have often been unkind to this workmanlike adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple mystery, but I think it’s a fun diversion that is pepped up … Continue reading

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September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Death On The Nile

BBBB (out of 5) Like Murder On The Orient Express before it, this is an energetic and enjoyable adaptation of an Agatha Christie murder mystery. A group of strangers, old … Continue reading

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September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Endless Night

BB.5 (out of 5) Cheesy adaptation of the Agatha Christie novel features a sexy, grown-up Hayley Mills.  After a famous architect (Per Oscarsson) builds a beautiful mansion for a newlywed … Continue reading

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August 14, 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

And Then There Were None

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Ten individuals are invited by a mysterious guest to a remote, island mansion where they are told that they have each committed a grievous offence for … Continue reading

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June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment