My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Star Wars: Return Of The Jedi

BBBB (out of 5) The weakest of the first three Star Wars movies, this one’s content was obviously influenced by the huge toy market that had been opened up by … Continue reading

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September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Elephant Man

BBBB.5 (out of 5) David Lynch’s mainstream breakthrough film captures a nightmarish vision of Victorian London society. Filmed in dreamy black and white, it tells the story of John Merrick … Continue reading

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July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Return Of The Pink Panther (1975)

BLAKE EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1975.  ITC Films, Jewel Productions, Pimlico Films.  Screenplay by Frank Waldman, Blake Edwards.  Cinematography by Geoffrey Unsworth.  Produced by Blake Edwards.  Music by Henry Mancini.  Production … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Tempest (1979)

BB.5 (out of 5) Confusing and unenjoyable adaptation of Shakespeare’s play by experimental filmmaker Derek Jarman. The plot virtually stays the same, that of an exiled King and his enemy … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jubilee

BBB (out of 5) Early Derek Jarman film features a sense of rebellious fun that went missing in his later, more politically heavy-handed work of the eighties. In 16th-century England, … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

War Requiem

BBB (out of 5) Those familiar with and fond of Derek Jarman’s experimental style of filmmaking will want to check out this meditation on the horrors of war; everyone else … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment