My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Blood & Chocolate

BBB (out of 5) Modern-day werewolf story has a lonely young woman (Agnes Bruckner) feeling the need to separate from her bloodthirsty pack in modern-day Bucharest. Her alpha dog leader … Continue reading

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February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Camilla (1994)

DEEPA MEHTA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Canada/United Kingdom, 1994.  Miramax, Majestic Films International, Newcomm, Norstar Releasing, Shaftesbury Films, Skreba Films, Téléfilm Canada, Ontario Film Development Corporation, FUND, British Screen Productions, … Continue reading

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November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Frequency

BBB.5 (out of 5) Surprisingly effective thriller about a young man (Jim Caviezel) who has never really got over his father’s dying when he was a child. He gets the … Continue reading

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October 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Hart’s War

BB.5 (out of 5) A United States soldier (Colin Farrell) is caught during a secret World War II operation in Germany and is sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. There he … Continue reading

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October 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Fracture

BB (out of 5) Selling your soul for cash is not without consequences, as Ryan Gosling learns in this tepid thriller.  It’s a film mainly designed to give Gosling another opportunity … Continue reading

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October 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Swann

BB (out of 5) Dull adaptation of the novel by Carol Shields. Miranda Richardson plays a famous novelist who has decided to write a book about Saskatchewan poet Mary Swann, a … Continue reading

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September 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

According To Pereira (Sostiene Pereira)

BBB (out of 5) Marcello Mastroianni is terrific as a tired, aging Lisbon journalist whose cultural column is a staple of the city’s paper but its content is completely beyond the … Continue reading

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July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

S1m0ne

BB.5 (out of 5) Filmmaker Al Pacino has just lost the star (Winona Ryder in a hilarious, unbilled cameo) of his troubled project to her moods and tantrums, then gets … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lord Of War

BB.5 (out of 5) Andrew Niccol continues his criticism of our increasingly mechanized world with this insightful but underwhelming film about the rise to power of a money-minded arms dealer … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment