My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Silence (2016)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Mexico/Taiwan/USA, 2016.  Cappa Defina Productions, CatchPlay, Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films, Fábrica de Cine, IM Global, SharpSword Films, Sikelia Productions, Verdi Productions, Waypoint Entertainment.  Screenplay by Jay … Continue reading

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January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cinderella (2015)

KENNETH BRANAGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Allison Shearmur Productions, Beagle Pug Films, Genre Films, Walt Disney Pictures.  USA, 2015.  Screenplay by Chris Weitz.  Cinematography by Haris Zambarloukos.  Produced by David Barron, Simon Kinberg, Allison Shearmur.  Music by … Continue reading

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March 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Decameron (Il Decameron) (1971)

PIER PAOLO PASOLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Italy/France/West Germany, 1971.  Produzioni Europee Associate, Les Productions Artistes Associés, Artemis Film.  Screenplay by Pier Paolo Pasolini, based on the novel by Giovanni Boccaccio.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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May 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hamlet (1990)

FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA/United Kingdom/France, 1990.  Canal+, Carolco Pictures, Icon Productions, Marquis, Nelson Entertainment, Sovereign Pictures.  Screenplay by Christopher De Vore, Franco Zeffirelli, based on the play by William … Continue reading

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February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Shutter Island (2010)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2010.  Paramount Pictures, Phoenix Pictures, Sikelia Productions, Appian Way.  Screenplay by Laeta Kalogridis, based on the novel by Dennis Lehane.  Cinematography by Robert Richardson.  Produced by Brad … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Titus (1999)

JULIE TAYMOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Italy/USA/United Kingdom, 1999.  Clear Blue Sky Productions, Overseas FilmGroup, Urania Pictures S.r.l., NDF International.  Screenplay by Julie Taymor, based on the play Titus Andronicus by William … Continue reading

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February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Salo, or The 120 Days Of Sodom (Salo o Le 120 Giornate Di Sodoma) (1975)

PIER PAOLO PASOLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5.  Italy/France, 1975.  Produzioni Europee Associate, Les Productions Artistes Associés.  Screenplay by Pier Paolo Pasolini, collaboration with Sergio Citti, based on the novel Les … Continue reading

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September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Arabian Nights (Flower Of The Arabian Nights) (Il Fiore Delle Mille E Una Notte) (1974)

PIER PAOLO PASOLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  Italy/France, 1974.  Les Productions Artistes Associés, Produzioni Europee Associate.  Screenplay by Pier Paolo Pasolini, collaboration with Dacia Maraini.  Cinematography by Giuseppe Ruzzolini.  Produced by Alberto … Continue reading

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September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Medea

BBBB (out of 5) Pier Paolo Pasolini’s last film in his cycle of myth-based films is possibly his strongest, featuring a stunning performance by Maria Callas in the lead. Pasolini … Continue reading

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September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Canterbury Tales (I Racconti Di Canterbury) (1972)

PIER PAOLO PASOLINI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Italy/France, 1972.  Les Productions Artistes Associés, Produzioni Europee Associate.  Screenplay by Pier Paolo Pasolini, based on the stories of Geoffrey Chaucer.  Cinematography by Tonino Delli Colli.  Produced … Continue reading

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September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cold Mountain

BBB (out of 5) During the civil war, a soldier (Jude Law) reads a letter from the woman waiting for him (Nicole Kidman) back home and decides to leave the … Continue reading

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September 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Adventures Of Baron Munchausen

BB.5 (out of 5) The visual splendour of this gargantuan movie can be the only reason that anyone would want to put themselves through it; other than the sumptuous costumes … Continue reading

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August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment