My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Entertaining Mr Sloane (1970)

DOUGLAS HICKOX Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  United Kingdom, 1970.  Canterbury Film Productions.  Screenplay by Clive Exton, based on the play by Joe Orton.  Cinematography by Wolfgang Suschitzky.  Produced by Douglas Kentish.  Music by Georgie … Continue reading

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November 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Supergirl (1984)

JEANNOT SZWARC Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1984.  Artistry Limited, Investors In Industry PLC, Robert Fleming Leasing Limited, St. Michael Finance Limited.  Screenplay by David Odell, based on the character … Continue reading

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February 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Jewel Of The Nile

BB (out of 5) One of the worst sequels ever made to an excellent film, this messy adventure’s shaggy plot defies all description. Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner reunite as the adventurous … Continue reading

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February 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

High Spirits

BB (out of 5) This film could definitely use more of what it exclaims in the title, but it does have its moments. Youngsters will especially delight to the visual … Continue reading

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October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Watcher In The Woods (1980)

JOHN HOUGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/United Kingdom, 1980.  Walt Disney Productions.  Screenplay by Brian Clemens, Rosemary Anne Sisson, Harry Spalding, based on the novel A Watcher In The Woods by Florence … Continue reading

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October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Living Daylights

BBBB.5 (out of 5) A better Bond adventure hadn’t been seen in years when this exciting film was released in 1987, with a brand new actor in the lead and … Continue reading

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August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

A View To A Kill

BBB.5 (out of 5) Roger Moore was far too old to be playing the world’s greatest superspy by the time he got around to filming his last James Bond adventure, something … Continue reading

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August 20, 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

My Life So Far

BBB (out of 5) Sweet little film about a young Scottish boy growing up in his family castle with an assortment of wacky relatives. From his straight-laced inventor father (Colin Firth), … Continue reading

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August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Clash Of The Titans (1981)

BBB.5 (out of 5) The mythology of ancient Greece is combined with the effects of Ray Harryhausen in this incredibly cheesy and endlessly fun adventure film. Harry Hamlin plays the … Continue reading

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July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Aliens

BBBBB (out of 5) A masterful combination of science-fiction, horror and action, not to mention family drama, this James Cameron classic is a textbook example of Hollywood filmmaking as both entertainment … Continue reading

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June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment