My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The White Crow (2018)

RALPH FIENNES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  United Kingdom/France/Serbia, 2018.  BBC Films, Magnolia Mae Films, Metalwork Pictures, Montebello Productions, Work in Progress.  Screenplay by David Hare, inspired by the … Continue reading

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July 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Plenty (1985)

FRED SCHEPISI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1985.  Pressman Productions, RKO Pictures.  Screenplay by David Hare, based on his play.  Cinematography by Ian Baker.  Produced by Joseph Papp, Edward R. Pressman.  Music by Bruce Smeaton.  Production … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Damage (Fatale) (1992)

LOUIS MALLE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/France, 1992.  Nouvelles Editions de Films, Skreba Films, StudioCanal, European Co-production Fund, Channel Four Films, Canal+.  Screenplay by David Hare, based on the novel … Continue reading

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August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Reader

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Ralph Fiennes is recently divorced and having trouble relating to his daughter; when he finally reflects on the reasons for his emotional disconnect, he flashes back … Continue reading

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July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Hours

BBBBB (out of 5) The feat of simply deciding to turn Michael Cunningham’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel into a film is reason enough to praise this effort, which could not have … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · 2 Comments