My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Rollerball (1975)

NORMAN JEWISON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1975.  Algonquin.  Screenplay by William Harrison, based on his short story Roller Ball Murder).  Cinematography by Douglas Slocombe.  Produced by Norman Jewison.  Music by Andre Previn.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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November 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Boom (1968)

JOSEPH LOSEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom, 1968.  World Film Services, Moo.  n Lake, Universal Pictures, John Heyman Productions.  Screenplay by Tennessee Williams, based on his play The Milk Train … Continue reading

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October 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hedda (1975)

TREVOR NUNN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1975.  Bowden Productions Limited.  Screenplay by Trevor Nunn, based on the play Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen.  by Douglas Slocombe.  Produced by Robert … Continue reading

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November 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953)

CHARLES CRICHTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1953.  Ealing Studios, Michael Balcon Productions.  Screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke.  Cinematography by Douglas Slocombe.  Produced by Michael Truman.  Music by Georges Auric.  Production Design by C.P. Norman.  Film … Continue reading

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August 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lady Jane (1986)

TREVOR NUNN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1986.  Capital Equipment Leasing, Paramount Pictures.  Story by Chris Bryant, Screenplay by David Edgar.  Cinematography by Derek V. Browne, Douglas Slocombe.  Produced by Peter … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Servant (1963)

JOSEPH LOSEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1963.  Elstree Distributors, Springbok Productions.  Screenplay by Harold Pinter, based on the novel by Robin Maugham.  Cinematography by Douglas Slocombe. Produced by … Continue reading

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November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Pirates Of Penzance

BBB (out of 5) Gilbert and Sullivan’s best-known operetta comes to the big screen with its score almost virtually intact and most the stars of its Broadway revival reprising their … Continue reading

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November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Never Say Never Again

BBBB (out of 5) Years after Saltzman and Broccoli began the mega-successful James Bond franchise, writer-producer Kevin McClory decided to start his own rival series of Bond films, managing to … Continue reading

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October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade

BBBB (out of 5) Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) indulges a very willing audience in an old-fashioned adventure that is full of mystery, exoticism and full-throttle excitement. He is commissioned by … Continue reading

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September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Julia (1977)

FRED ZINNEMANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1977.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Alvin Sargent, based on the story Pentimento by Lillian Hellman.  Cinematography by Douglas Slocombe.  Produced by Richard Roth.  Music by … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)

NORMAN JEWISON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1973.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Melvyn Bragg, Norman Jewison, based on the rock opera by Tim Rice.  Cinematography by Douglas Slocombe.  Produced by Norman Jewison, Robert … Continue reading

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July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Travels With My Aunt (1972)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1972.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Jay Presson Allen, Hugh Wheeler, based on the novel by Graham Greene.  Cinematography by Douglas Slocombe.  Produced by James Cresson, … Continue reading

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July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment