My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Happy Prince (2018)

RUPERT EVERETT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom/Belgium/Italy/Germany, 2018.  Maze Pictures, Entre Chien et Loup, Palomar, Cine Plus Filmproduktion, Robert Fox Limited, BBC Films, Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel … Continue reading

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February 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl (2003)

GORE VERBINSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2003.  Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films.  Story by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Stuart Beattie, Jay Wolpert, Screenplay by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio.  Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.  Produced … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

A World Apart

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Like A Dry White Season, this film illuminates the Anti-Apartheid struggle in South Africa, though unlike Euzhan Palcy’s film it is not a conventional thriller. Jodhi … Continue reading

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November 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Unfaithful (2002)

ADRIAN LYNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Germany/France, 2002.  Fox 2000 Pictures, Regency Enterprises, Epsilon Motion Pictures, Unfaithful Filmproduktion GmbH & Co. KG.  Screenplay by Alvin Sargent, William Broyles Jr., based on the … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

ADRIAN LYNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1990.  Carolco Pictures.  Screenplay by Bruce Joel Rubin.  Cinematography by Jeffrey L. Kimball.  Produced by Alan Marshall.  Music by Maurice Jarre.  Production Design by Brian Morris.  Costume Design by Ellen … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wimbledon

BB.5 (out of 5) Unremarkable but enjoyable romantic comedy starring a winsome Paul Bettany as an aging (by sports-world standards) tennis pro who is playing the Wimbledon tournament for the last … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights

BBB.5 (out of 5) Emily Bronte’s classic novel comes to life in this hauntingly beautiful adaptation by director Peter Kosminsky.  Heathcliff is a poor young orphan who is adopted into … Continue reading

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October 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Another Country

BBB.5 (out of 5) Absorbing drama that looks into a fictionalized account of the life of Guy Bennett, an upper crust Brit who became a spy for communist Russia. As … Continue reading

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October 21, 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

Yanks (1979)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/West Germany/United Kingdom, 1979.  CIP Filmproduktion GmbH.  Story by Colin Welland, Screenplay by Colin Welland, Walter Bernstein.  Cinematography by Dick Bush.  Produced by Joseph Janni, Lester Persky.  Music … Continue reading

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September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Angel Heart (1987)

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/Canada/United Kingdom, 1987.  Carolco International N.V., Winkast Film Productions, Union.  Screenplay by Alan Parker, based on the novel by William Hjortsberg.  Cinematography by Michael Seresin.  Produced … Continue reading

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September 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Commitments (1991)

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Ireland/United Kingdom/USA, 1991.  Beacon Communications, Beacon Pictures, Dirty Hands Productions, First Film Company.  Screenplay by Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Roddy Doyle.  Cinematography by Gale … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment