My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Earthquake (1974)

MARK ROBSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1974.  Universal Pictures, The Filmakers Group.  Screenplay by George Fox, Mario Puzo.  Cinematography by Philip H. Lathrop.  Produced by Mark Robson.  … Continue reading

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May 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Obsession (1976)

BRIAN DE PALMA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1976.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Yellowbird Productions.  Story by Brian De Palma, Paul Schrader, Screenplay by Paul Schrader.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced by Harry … Continue reading

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January 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

The House Of Yes (1997)

MARK WATERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1997.  Bandeira Entertainment, Spelling Films.  Screenplay by Mark Waters, based on the play by Wendy MacLeod.  Cinematography by Michael Spiller.  Produced by Beau Flynn,Stefan Simchowitz.  Music by Rolfe Kent.  Production … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment


BBBB (out of 5) Clint Eastwood plays a New Orleans detective who has quite the case up against him: someone is going around killing ladies of the night, some of whom … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Moderns

BB (out of 5) This meandering drama features characters who constantly threaten to be memorable but never quite manage it. Keith Carradine plays an American expatriate living as an artist in … Continue reading

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January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

French Cancan (1954)

JEAN RENOIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  France/Italy, 1954.  Franco London Films, Jolly Film.  Idea by Andre-Paul Antoine, adaptation and dialogue by Jean Renoir.  Cinematography by Michel Kelber.  Produced by Louis Wipf.  Music by Georges … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Last Night (1998)

BBB.5 (out of 5) The end of the world has come, and the entire planet has been given six months of warning. This film takes place on the very last … Continue reading

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November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Anne Of The Thousand Days

BBB.5 (out of 5) King Henry VIII (Richard Burton) risks the dangerous anger of the Vatican when he forms the Church of England in order to obtain a divorce from … Continue reading

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October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment


B.5 (out of 5) Failed attempt to get inside the world of the Catholic Church. Christopher Reeve is flat as a priest who does so well in organizing business affairs for … Continue reading

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September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Swashbuckler (Scarlet Buccaneer) (1976)

JAMES GOLDSTONE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1976.  Universal Pictures.  Story by Paul Wheeler, Screenplay by Jeffrey Bloom.  Cinematography by Philip H. Lathrop.  Produced by Jennings Lang.  Music by John Addison.  Production Design by John Robert Lloyd.  Costume … Continue reading

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August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Thief Of Paris (Le Voleur) (1967)

LOUIS MALLE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France/Italy, 1967.  Compagnia Cinematografica Champion, Les Productions Artistes Associes, Nouvelles Editions de Films.  Screenplay by Jean-Claude Carriere, Louis Malle, dialogue by Daniel Boulanger,based on the … Continue reading

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August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Eye Of The Beholder

BB (out of 5) Incomprehensible thriller that has stylish moments but for the most part is just too silly for words. Ashley Judd is terrific as a psychopathic killer who … Continue reading

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July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment