My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Omen (2006)

B (out of 5) What made thriller/horror movies of the sixties and seventies (The Exorcist, Rosemary’s Baby, even Marathon Man) so effective was that they always took place in the … Continue reading

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November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pasolini: An Italian Crime (Pasolini: Un Delitto Italiano)

BBB.5 (out of 5) Celebrated Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini (Salo, Accattone) had his prolific life ended abruptly when he was found bludgeoned to death in his car near a … Continue reading

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August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Talented Mr. Ripley

BBBBB (out of 5) Fantastic tribute to Alfred Hitchcock movies features a letter-perfect performance from Matt Damon as the titular villain, a man whose loneliness and poverty render him useless among 1950s … Continue reading

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June 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Stealing Beauty (1996)

BERNARDO BERTOLUCCI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Italy/France/United Kingdom, 1996.  Fiction Films, France 2 Cinéma, Jeremy Thomas Productions, Recorded Picture Company, Union Générale Cinématographique.  Story by Bernardo Bertolucci, Screenplay by Susan … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Portrait Of A Lady

BBBB.5 (out of 5) One of the richest and most rewarding adaptations of a Henry James novel. Nicole Kidman is at her peak as a young woman from America who travels … Continue reading

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May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment