My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)

DAVID YATES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2018.  Heyday Films, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by J.K. Rowling, based on her characters.  Cinematography by Philippe Rousselot.  Produced by David Heyman, Steve Kloves, J.K. Rowling, … Continue reading

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December 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (2016)

DAVID YATES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2016.  Heyday Films, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by J.K. Rowling.  Cinematography by Philippe Rousselot.  Produced by David Heyman, Steve Kloves, J.K. Rowling, Lionel Wigram.  Music by … Continue reading

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January 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Danish Girl (2015)

TOM HOOPER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/Germany/USA, 2015.  Working Title Films, Pretty Pictures, ReVision Pictures, Senator Global Productions, Copenhagen Film Fund, Artemis Productions, Shelter Prod, Taxshelter. be, Le … Continue reading

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January 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Glorious 39 (2009)

STEPHEN POLIAKOFF Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom, 2009.  BBC Films, UK Film Council, Screen East Content Investment Fund, Quickfire Films, Talkback Thames, Magic Light Pictures.  Screenplay by Stephen Poliakoff.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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December 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Theory Of Everything (2014)

JAMES MARSH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 2014.  Working Title Films, Dentsu Motion Pictures, Fuji Television Network.  Screenplay by Anthony McCarten, based on the book Travelling To Infinity: My Life With … Continue reading

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December 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Black Death

BB.5 (out of 5) 14th century Europe is being ravaged by the Bubonic plague and inspiring all manner of religious fervor as a result. A group of hard bitten knights … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Savage Grace

BB.5 (out of 5) It’s usually Isabelle Huppert who makes you realize you complain too much about your mother, but here Julianne Moore trumps them all in the true-life story of … Continue reading

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November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

BBB.5 (out of 5) Since we last saw her on the big screen nine years ago, Elizabeth has become a beloved and impressive ruler of the great nation of England, … Continue reading

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October 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Good Shepherd

BB (out of 5) Talky, boring, ridiculously long political drama, director Robert De Niro’s three hour epic on the creation of the CIA labours under the monotony of quiet conversations. … Continue reading

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July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Week With Marilyn

BBB.5 (out of 5) The ancient tradition of coming-of-age stories is once again trotted out as Eddie Redmayne abandons his aristocratic homestead in the country and heads to Pinewood Studios … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Other Boleyn Girl

BB.5 (out of 5) Boy oh boy, old King Henry VIII must be thrilled with the major makeover he’s been given in the last couple of years. Between being depicted … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Les Miserables (2012)

TOM HOOPER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 2012.  Working Title Films, Cameron Mackintosh Ltd., Universal Pictures, Relativity Media.  Screenplay by William Nicholson, Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg, Herbert Kretzmer, based on … Continue reading

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May 26, 2013 · 1 Comment