My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Draughtsman’s Contract (1982)

PETER GREENAWAY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  United Kingdom, 1982.  British Film Institute, Channel Four Television.  Screenplay by Peter Greenaway.  Cinematography by Curtis Clark.  Produced by David Payne.  Music by Michael Nyman.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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February 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bent

BB.5 (out of 5) Spiritless adaptation of Martin Sherman’s play about two men locked up in a concentration camp during World War II.  Clive Owen, ashamed of having been put … Continue reading

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November 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Octopussy

BBBB (out of 5) Though this Bond adventure, the sixth to star Roger Moore, isn’t as smooth on action as others and does feature Bond in a clown costume, it’s … Continue reading

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August 19, 2013 · Leave a 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

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