My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)

MIKE NEWELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  United Kingdom/France/USA, 2018.  Amazon Prime Video, Blueprint Pictures, Canal+, Cine@, Mazur/Kaplan Company, StudioCanal.  Screenplay by Don Roos, Kevin Hood, Thomas Bezucha, based on the novel … Continue reading

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October 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

MARTIN McDONAGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2017.  Blueprint Pictures.  Screenplay by Martin McDonagh.  Cinematography by Ben Davis.  Produced by Graham Broadbent, Peter Czernin, Martin McDonagh. Music by Carter Burwell.  Production Design by Inbal Weinberg.  Costume … Continue reading

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December 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Riot Club (2014)

LONE SCHERFIG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 2014.  Film4, HanWay Films, British Film Institute, Universal Pictures International, Pinewood Pictures, Blueprint Pictures.  Screenplay by Laura Wade, based on her play.  Cinematography by Sebastian Blenkov.  Produced … Continue reading

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April 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)

JOHN MADDEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2015.  Babieka, Blueprint Pictures.  Screenplay by Ol Parker.  Cinematography by Ben Smithard.  Produced by Graham Broadbent, Peter Czernin.  Music by Thomas Newman.  Production Design by Martin Childs.  Costume Design by Riyaz … Continue reading

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March 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

In Bruges

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell are hit men who have been sent to the picturesque town of Bruges, Belgium to cool their heels after an assignment has gone … Continue reading

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November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)

JOHN MADDEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 2011.  Blueprint Pictures.  Screenplay by Ol Parker, based on the novel These Foolish Things by Deborah Moggach.  Cinematography by Ben Davis.  Produced by Graham Broadbent, Peter … Continue reading

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November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Becoming Jane

BB (out of 5) Passable if unnecessary examination of the events that led to Jane Austen’s abandoning any hopes of marriage and living by her writing. Anne Hathaway plays the young … Continue reading

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October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Welcome To Sarajevo (1997)

MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1997.  Miramax, Channel Four Films, Dragon Pictures.  Screenplay by Frank Cottrell Boyce, based on the book Natasha’s Story by Michael Nicholson.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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September 14, 2013 · Leave a comment


BB (out of 5) The menage-a-trois genre has never produced anything more than mundane, lazy fare, and this latest installment makes no waves in that regard. Gregg Araki’s first purposely … Continue reading

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May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment