My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Loving Couples

BB (out of 5) Couple swapping is yet again the subject of a romantic comedy, and this one barely rises above the quality of forgettable drivel. Shirley MacLaine plays a successful … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Mambo Kings

BBBB (out of 5) Sturdy, enjoyable adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is best remembered for its introducing sexy Spanish heartthrob Antonio Banderas to English-speaking cinema. He and Armand Assante play … Continue reading

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August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Dead (1987)

JOHN HUSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom/Ireland/USA, 1987.  Vestron Pictures, Zenith Entertainment, Liffey Films, Channel 4, Delta Film.  Screenplay by Tony Huston, based on the story by James Joyce.  Cinematography by Fred … Continue reading

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July 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ghost Story

B (out of 5) Toothless thriller that features some great actors of yore in their last roles. Fred Astaire, John Houseman, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Melvyn Douglas are part of a secret … Continue reading

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June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Love Affair (1994)

BBB (out of 5) Warren Beatty co-wrote this remake of Leo McCarey’s ever-popular 1939 film of the same name, which was also filmed by McCarey in 1957 as An Affair To … Continue reading

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May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment