My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

B. Monkey

BB.5 (out of 5) Oddball gangster flick stars an appealing cast in a story that makes far too little sense. Jared Harris (Richard’s son) plays a school teacher and hospital disc … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Saturday Night And Sunday Morning

BBBB (out of 5) The Angry Young Man genre of British filmmaking rarely did better than this excellent melodrama set in a working class town. Albert Finney gives a starmaking performance … Continue reading

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December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Berserk

BB.5 (out of 5) This hilariously goofy thriller’s kitschy qualities are what make it so entertaining.  Joan Crawford plays the head of a circus troupe travelling through London in the hopes … Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Restoration

BBB (out of 5) Robert Downey Jr. is excellent in this period version of Jerry Maguire, as a successful Renaissance court surgeon who hits rock bottom after seriously avoiding his true … Continue reading

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October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Brazil

BBBB (out of 5) Terry Gilliam’s impressive vision of a ‘retro-future’ has lost a little of its original bloom but is still a very impressive work of art. Jonathan Pryce plays … Continue reading

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August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Snow White: A Tale of Terror

BB.5 (out of 5) An attempt to bring a little bit more fear to the Grimm Brothers story of generational warfare is admirable but, frankly, unnecessary in this unimpressive thriller. … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment