My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

DAVID YATES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom, 2011.  Warner Bros., Heyday Films, Moving Picture Company.  Screenplay by Steve Kloves, based on the novel by J.K. Rowling.  Cinematography by Eduardo Serra.  Produced by David … Continue reading

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February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

DAVID YATES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2010.  Warner Bros., Heyday Films.  Screenplay by Steve Kloves, based on the novel by J.K. Rowling.  Cinematography by Eduardo Serra.  Produced by David Barron, David Heyman, … Continue reading

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February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Defiance (2008)

EDWARD ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2008.  Paramount Vantage, Grosvenor Park Productions, The Bedford Falls Company, Defiance Productions.  Screenplay by Clayton Frohman, Edward Zwick, based on the book Defiance: … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Girl With A Pearl Earring (2003)

PETER WEBBER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/Luxembourg, 2003.  Archer Street Productions, Delux Productions, Pathé Pictures International, Film Fund Luxembourg, UK Film Council, Wild Bear Films. Screenplay by Olivia Hetreed, … Continue reading

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February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Dreams May Come (1998)

VINCENT WARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA/New Zealand, 1998.  PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Interscope Communications, Metafilmics.  Screenplay by Ronald Bass, based on the novel by Richard Matheson. Cinematography by Eduardo Serra.  Produced by Barnet Bain.  Music … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Map Of The Human Heart (1992)

VINCENT WARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Australia/United Kingdom/Canada/France, 1992.  Australian Film Finance Corporation, Les Films Ariane, Map Films, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Sunrise Pictures Company, Vincent Ward Films, Working Title Films.  Story … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blood Diamond (2006)

EDWARD ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/Germany, 2006.  Warner Bros., Virtual Studios, Spring Creek Productions, The Bedford Falls Company, Initial Entertainment Group, Liberty Pictures, Lonely Film Productions GmbH & Co. … Continue reading

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February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Unbreakable

BB.5 (out of 5) M. Night Shyamalan must have thought the intensity in his previous classic thriller The Sixth Sense was the result of having everyone speak in a low hush … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Promise

0.5 (out of 5) A waste of time if ever there was one, from a director capable of far more and a cast of actors who are not usually this … Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Intimate Strangers (Confidences Trop Intimes)

BBB.5 (out of 5) In this latest chamber piece of masterful subtlety from the wonderful Patrice Leconte, Sandrine Bonnaire is wonderful as a troubled woman who arrives for her appointment with … Continue reading

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November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Widow Of Saint-Pierre (La Veuve De Saint-Pierre)

BBBB (out of 5) Strong drama co-produced by Canada and France about a prison warden (Daniel Auteuil) and his compassionate wife (Juliette Binoche), living on the French protectorate of St-Pierre … Continue reading

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November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fados

BBBB (out of 5) Continuing a series of films in which he celebrates aspects of Iberian musical culture, Carlos Saura extends his net a little further west from his native … Continue reading

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August 11, 2013 · Leave a comment