My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Mansfield Park

BBBB (out of 5) Patricia Rozema directs this adaptation of Jane Austen’s dark novel, which also features plot elements taken from Austen’s letters and diaries.  Frances O’Connor makes a star of … Continue reading

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December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Four Weddings And A Funeral

BBBBB (out of 5) Hysterical comedy hit from England that launched the careers of most performers involved. Goofy Hugh Grant and his many wacky friends experience the titular events while … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1994)

KENNETH BRANAGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  TriStar Pictures, Japan Satellite Broadcasting, IndieProd Company Productions, American Zoetrope.  United Kingdom/Japan/USA, 1994.  Screenplay by Steph Lady, Frank Darabont, based on the novel by Mary Shelley.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The House Of The Spirits

BB.5 (out of 5) Unfortunate waste of an excellent possibility. Isabel Allende’s epic novel has been turned into a melodrama of confusion by Danish director Bille August, a filmmaker who … Continue reading

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May 25, 2013 · Leave a comment