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Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)

DAVID LEITCH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2019.  Chris Morgan Productions, Seven Bucks Productions, Universal Pictures.  Story by Chris Morgan, Screenplay by Chris Morgan, Drew Pearce, based on … Continue reading

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August 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Winchester (2018)

MICHAEL SPIERIG, PETER SPIERIG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  Australia/USA, 2018.  Blacklab Entertainment, Imagination Design Works.  Screenplay by Tom Vaughan, Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig.  Cinematography by Ben Nott.  Produced by Tim McGahan, Brett Tomberlin.  Music by … Continue reading

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February 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Fate of the Furious (Fast & Furious 8) (2017)

F. GARY GRAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.5.  USA, 2017.  Universal Pictures, China Film Co., Original Film, One Race Films, Dentsu, Fuji Eight Company Ltd..  Screenplay by Chris Morgan, based on characters … Continue reading

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April 14, 2017 · 2 Comments

Trumbo (2015)

JAY ROACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2015.  Bleecker Street Films, ShivHans Pictures, Groundswell Productions.  Screenplay by John McNamara, based on the book Dalton Trumbo by Bruce Cook.  Cinematography by Jim Denault.  Produced … Continue reading

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December 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Tempest (2010)

JULIE TAYMOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2010.  Miramax, TalkStory Productions, Artemis Films, Mumbai Mantra Media, Prologue Films, Chartoff Hendee Productions, Chartoff Productions, Touchstone Pictures. Screenplay by Julie Taymor, … Continue reading

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March 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999)

KEVIN WILLIAMSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1999.  Miramax, Konrad Pictures, Interscope Communications.  Screenplay by Kevin Williamson.  Cinematography by Jerzy Zielinski.  Produced by Cathy Konrad.  Music by John Frizzell.  Production Design by Naomi Shohan.  Costume Design by Susie … Continue reading

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February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Arthur (2011)

B.5 (out of 5) Remaking the classic Dudley Moore comedy with yet another fun, lovable rascal in the lead seemed like such a good idea at the time. The Bach … Continue reading

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February 4, 2014 · Leave a comment


BB.5 (out of 5) It seems that there are people among us who possess a special power we don’t know about: their reading books out loud makes the characters on … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Comfort Of Strangers (1990)

PAUL SCHRADER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA/Italy/United Kingdom, 1990.  Erre Produzioni, Reteitalia, Sovereign Pictures, The Rank Organisation.  Screenplay by Harold Pinter.  Cinematography by Dante Spinotti.  Produced by Angelo Rizzoli Jr..  Music by Angelo Badalamenti.  Production … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Age Of Consent (1969)

MICHAEL POWELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Australia, 1969.  Nautilus Productions.  Screenplay by Peter Yeldham, based on the novel by Norman Lindsay.  Cinematography by Hannes Staudinger.  Produced by James Mason, Michael Powell.  Music by Stanley Myers, … Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Pledge

BB.5 (out of 5) Jack Nicholson plays a retiring police officer whose small town is shocked by the rape and murder of a little girl on the night of his retirement … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

State Of Play

BBB (out of 5) Russell Crowe is a frumpy journalist of the old-school variety who is perpetually annoyed by snappy new member of the team Rachel McAdams.  They cross paths when … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment