My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Frank (2014)

LENNY ABRAHAMSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/Ireland, 2014.  Element Pictures, Runaway Fridge Productions, Film4, Indieproduction, Reel Chefs Catering. Screenplay by Jon Ronson, Peter Straughan.  Cinematography by James Mather.  Produced by David Barron, … Continue reading

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August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Girl With A Pearl Earring (2003)

PETER WEBBER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/Luxembourg, 2003.  Archer Street Productions, Delux Productions, Pathé Pictures International, Film Fund Luxembourg, UK Film Council, Wild Bear Films. Screenplay by Olivia Hetreed, … Continue reading

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February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

House Of Boys

BBB (out of 5) The early days of the AIDS crisis are combined with a gay remake of Burlesque in this heartfelt, enjoyable but strangely fluffy British melodrama. Young teenager … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Breakfast On Pluto

BBB (out of 5) Patrick “Kitten” Braden grows up in a tiny Northern Irish hamlet after having been born without the ability to apologize for who he is: an aspiring … Continue reading

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October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Becoming Jane

BB (out of 5) Passable if unnecessary examination of the events that led to Jane Austen’s abandoning any hopes of marriage and living by her writing. Anne Hathaway plays the young … Continue reading

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October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Edward II (1991)

DEREK JARMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom, 1991.  British Screen Productions, BBC Films, Working Title Films, Uplink.  Screenplay by Derek Jarman, Stephen McBride, Ken Butler, based on the play by Christopher … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment