My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Son of the Pink Panther (1993)

BLAKE EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  Italy/USA, 1993.  Filmauro, International Traders, United Artists.  Story by Blake Edwards, Screenplay by Blake Edwards, Madeline Sunshine, Steven Sunshine, based on characters created by Maurice … Continue reading

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October 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Cry Freedom (1987)

RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  United Kingdom, 1987.  Universal Pictures, Marble Arch Productions.  Screenplay by John Briley, based on the books Biko and Asking For Trouble by Donald Woods.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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October 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

My Son The Fanatic

BBB (out of 5) Om Puri is excellent in this touching British drama.  He plays a rebellious Muslim Indian taxi driver living in London who enjoys his brandy and jazz music. … Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)

STEPHEN FREARS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1985.  Working Title Films, SAF Productions, Channel Four Films.  Screenplay by Hanif Kureishi.  Cinematography by Oliver Stapleton.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Sarah Radcylffe.  Music by Ludus Tonalis.  Production … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Eastern Promises (2007)

DAVID CRONENBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/Canada/USA, 2007.  Kudos Film and Television, BBC Films, Serendipity Point Films, Corus Entertainment, Scion Films, Shine Pictures, Astral Media, Telefilm Canada, Focus Features.  Screenplay … Continue reading

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July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Another Year (2010)

MIKE LEIGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom, 2010.  Thin Man Films, Film4, Focus Features International, UK Film Council, Untitled 09.  Screenplay by Mike Leigh.  Cinematography by Dick Pope.  Produced by Georgina Lowe.  Music by Gary … Continue reading

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June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

All Or Nothing

BBBB (out of 5) Mike Leigh returns with yet another incisive and touching look at life among London’s working classes. Bored, middle-aged couple Timothy Spall and Lesley Manville do their best to … Continue reading

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June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment