My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Career Girls (1997)

MIKE LEIGH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  United Kingdom/France, 1997.  Channel Four Films, Thin Man Films, Matrix Films, Channel 4 Television Corporation.  Screenplay by Mike Leigh.   Cinematography by Dick Pope.  Produced by Simon … Continue reading

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January 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Death Of A President

BB (out of 5) No end of controversy surrounded early screenings of this fictional documentary about the assassination of U.S. President George W. Bush, resulting in its not being given … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Touching The Void

BBBB (out of 5) This heartstopping documentary recreates the now legendary harrowing adventure that two men experienced when they attempted to climb Siula Grande, an impressively tall mountain in Peru. … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Saddest Music In The World

BBB.5 (out of 5) In Depression-era Winnipeg, the rich owner of a beer factory (Isabella Rossellini) devises a grand scheme to promote sales of her drink: she will hold an … Continue reading

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November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Zero Patience

BBB.5 (out of 5) To hear someone say that they just saw a great musical comedy about AIDS might sound like the rock bottom of taste, but this adorable Canadian … Continue reading

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September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Panama Deception

BBBB (out of 5) Shocking expose by Barbara Trent about one of the most horrific cover-ups in recent history: America’s invasion of Panama, and the North American populace’s blissful ignorance … Continue reading

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June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Aileen Wuornos: The Selling Of A Serial Killer (1992)

NICK BROOMFIELD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom, 1992.  Channel 4 Television Corporation, Lafayette Films.  Screenplay by Nick Broomfield.  Cinematography by Barry Ackroyd.  Produced by Nick Broomfield.  Music by David Bergeaud.  Film Editing by Richard M. … Continue reading

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June 9, 2013 · 1 Comment