My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Ritz (1976)

RICHARD LESTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1976.  Courtyard Films, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Terrence McNally, based on his play.  Cinematography by Paul Wilson.  Produced by Denis O’Dell.  Music by Ken Thorne.  Production Design … Continue reading

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March 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Isadora

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Vanessa Redgrave gives one of her most electrifying performances in this fascinating biography of modern dancer Isadora Duncan. Never having had any rigorous, traditional training, Duncan wowed … Continue reading

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December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Children Of The Damned

BB (out of 5) Boring sequel to the terrific original has very little to do with Village Of The Damned. It’s a different set of children this time, a group … Continue reading

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November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

No Highway In The Sky (No Highway) (1951)

HENRY KOSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom, 1951.  Twentieth Century-Fox Productions.  Screenplay by R.C. Sherriff, Oscar Millard, Alec Coppel, based on the book by Nevil Shute.  Cinematography by Georges Perinal.  Produced by … Continue reading

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October 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

BBBB (out of 5) Excellent Bond adventure stars George Lazenby in his only outing as the dashing 007. After saving a beautiful young woman (Diana Rigg of The Avengers) from committing suicide, … Continue reading

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October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Hunger

BB (out of 5) Catherine Deneuve and David Bowie play a vampire couple who search the underground punk clubs of their urban city for victims with which to enjoy all manner of … Continue reading

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September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Barefoot Contessa

BBB.5 (out of 5) Ava Gardner is usually defined by her appearance in this movie, and the definition is apt; she’s perfectly cast as the irresistibly beautiful and mysterious movie star … Continue reading

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September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ragtime

BBBB (out of 5) This Milos Forman film adaptation of the E.L. Doctorow novel will be of particular interest to those who enjoyed the recent Broadway musical version (this one’s … Continue reading

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July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sunday, Bloody Sunday

BBBB (out of 5) Glenda Jackson and Peter Finch have nothing in common except two things in this British drama: they both use the same answering service and they’re both sleeping with … Continue reading

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June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Broadway Melody

BBB (out of 5) The first talkie to win the Best Picture Academy Award, this film has two Broadway-hopeful sisters who want to make “the big time”, but have to contend … Continue reading

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May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reds

BBBBB (out of 5) Warren Beatty‘s best film as director is this thrilling epic based on the true story of John Reed. Reed was a politically active journalist whose fascination … Continue reading

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May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment