My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Islands In The Stream (1977)

FRANKLIN J. SCHAFFNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1977. Paramount Pictures, Zeeuwse Maatschappij N.V..  Screenplay by Denne Part Petitclerc, based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway.  Cinematography by Fred J. Koenekamp. Produced by … Continue reading

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January 15, 2018 · Leave a comment


BBB (out of 5) Guns have been added to Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 in this unapologetic and fun ripoff of classic science-fiction stories. It takes place in a futuristic society … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment


BB (out of 5) Jane Fonda plays Barbarella, the Queen of the Galaxy, who flies around the universe and helps people with her superpowers. Well, actually, she has no real powers … Continue reading

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February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen

BBB.5 (out of 5) It’s the end of the nineteenth century and the nations of Europe are constantly threatening to tear the continent apart with a great war. This leads … Continue reading

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November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spy Game

BBB (out of 5) Tony Scott continues his reign of mediocrity with this difficult but sometimes rewarding thriller. It’s about a retiring CIA operative (Robert Redford) who is forced to … Continue reading

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September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBB (out of 5) Following the success of My Fair Lady, Jack L. Warner put his studio right to work on filming Lerner and Loewe’s next Broadway musical hit, based … Continue reading

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August 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gladiator (2000)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2000.  DreamWorks, Universal Pictures, Scott Free Productions, Mill Film, C & L, Dawliz.  Story by David Franzoni, Screenplay by David Franzoni, John Logan, William Nicholson.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gangs Of New York

BBBB (out of 5) Martin Scorsese’s dream project of the last thirty years has finally made it to the big screen with mostly successful results. The story is GoodFellas but … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Murder By Decree (Sherlock Holmes And Saucy Jack)

BBBB (out of 5) Fans of Victorian horror stories will find much to enjoy in this delightful Sherlock Holmes mystery that seeks to unravel the legend behind Jack The Ripper. … Continue reading

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June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blow-Up (1966)

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom/Italy/USA, 1966.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Michelangelo Antonioni, Screenplay by Michelangelo Antonioni, Tonino Guerra, English dialogue by Edward Bond, based on the short story … Continue reading

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May 20, 2013 · Leave a comment