My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Judy (2019)

RUPERT GOOLD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  United Kingdom, 2019.  BBC Films, Calamity Films, Pathe UK, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Tom Edge, based on the play End of … Continue reading

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October 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Happy Prince (2018)

RUPERT EVERETT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom/Belgium/Italy/Germany, 2018.  Maze Pictures, Entre Chien et Loup, Palomar, Cine Plus Filmproduktion, Robert Fox Limited, BBC Films, Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel … Continue reading

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February 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

It’s Only The End Of The World (Juste La Fin Du Monde) (2016)

XAVIER DOLAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Canada/France, 2016.  Sons of Manual, MK2 Productions, France 2 Cinema, 120 Films, Canal+, Centre National du Cinema et de L’Image Animee, Cine+, Fonds Quebecor, France … Continue reading

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September 29, 2016 · 2 Comments

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

City Of Angels

BBB.5 (out of 5) Stylish and poetic remake of Wim Wenders’ classic Wings of Desire, featuring Nicolas Cage as the wandering angel in search of his own humanity, and Meg Ryan as … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Camille Claudel

BBBB (out of 5) Like many female classical artists of yesteryear, Camille Claudel was a talented, gifted sculptor whose work has long been ignored or (mistakenly?) attributed to a male … Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 · 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

Amelia

BBBB (out of 5) Absorbing biopic of famed aviation legend Amelia Earhart (Hilary Swank) that improves greatly on the TV movie The Final Flight starring Diane Keaton. Director Mira Nair … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Agent Trouble

BBBB (out of 5) A hitchhiker travelling through the snowy regions of northern France comes across a tour bus packed with tourists who all turn out to be dead. He … Continue reading

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November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Manolete (Blood & Passion) (A Matador’s Mistress) (The Passion Within)

BB.5 (out of 5) Weak attempt at a film biopic of famous bullfighter Manuel Sanchez, starring a miscast Adrien Brody as the torero and Penelope Cruz as the woman blamed for his … Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Message In A Bottle

BBB.5 (out of 5) Poetic cinematography and an unapologetically hammy romantic feel will go over extremely well with those in the mood for melodrama. Robin Wright is excellent as a single … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky

BBB.5 (out of 5) The lesser known of the two big-screen Coco Chanel films of 2009 is not as accessible but is sexier than Coco Before Chanel (a year before, … Continue reading

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November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment