My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Love Is The Devil: Study For A Portrait Of Francis Bacon

BBB.5 (out of 5) Absorbing and sometimes shocking look at the love affair between sixties painter Francis Bacon (Derek Jacobi) and petty thief George Dyer (Daniel Craig).  John Maybury, previously … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

American History X

BBBB (out of 5) Powerful film tackles racism in America without flinching for a second. Edward Norton plays a young man being released from prison after having murdered two men while … Continue reading

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November 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Different Loyalty

BB.5 (out of 5) Marek Kanievska reunites with his Another Country star Rupert Everett but the results are not as potent in this lame thriller. Everett is once again an idealistic … Continue reading

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October 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Witches

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Superb adaptation of the equally delightful novel by Roald Dahl. After having been told by his grandmother (actress and filmmaker Mai Zetterling) all about the existence … Continue reading

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September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005)

STEPHEN FREARS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 2005.   Pathe Pictures, BBC Films, Future Films, Micro Fusion, The Weinstein Company, UK Film Council, Heyman-Hoskins Productions, Mrs. Henderson Productions Ltd., Pathe Pictures International.  Screenplay … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sid And Nancy

BBB.5 (out of 5) One of the most famous romances in rock history, the relationship between The Sex Pistols’ Sid Vicious and the New York punk scene’s luminary Nancy Spungen … Continue reading

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July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Howards End

BBBBB (out of 5) The team at Merchany Ivory productions complete their E.M. Forster trilogy after A Room With A View and Maurice and save the best for last with … Continue reading

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June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment