My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Rich And Famous (1981)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1981.  Jaquet, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Gerald Ayres, based on the play by John Van Druten.  Cinematography by Donald Peterman.  Produced by … Continue reading

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September 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Double Lover (L’Amant Double) (2017)

FRANCOIS OZON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  France/Belgium, 2017.  Mandarin Films, FOZ, Mars Films, Playtime, France 2 Cinema, Scope Pictures, Canal+, Cine@, France Televisions, A Plus Image 7.  Screenplay by Francois Ozon, … Continue reading

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August 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Deep (1977)

PETER YATES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/United Kingdom, 1977.  Casablanca Filmworks, EMI Films.  Screenplay by Peter Benchley, Tracy Keenan Wynn, based on the novel by Peter Benchley.  Cinematography by Christopher Challis.  Produced by … Continue reading

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January 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

When Time Ran Out… (1980)

JAMES GOLDSTONE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Canada/USA, 1980.  International Cinema, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Carl Foreman, Stirling Silliphant, based on the novel The Day The World Ended by Gordon Thomas, Max Morgan … Continue reading

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August 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Wild Orchid

B (out of 5) As “columnist” Libby Gelman-Waxner so brilliantly put it, this is a movie about a girl who speaks nine different languages and can’t say ‘No’ in any … Continue reading

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October 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dangerous Beauty

BBBB (out of 5) Catherine McCormack is wonderful in this true story of a Venetian courtesan who survives religious intolerance, a whole bevy of jealous lovers and one mother of a … Continue reading

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October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Domino

BB (out of 5) Keira Knightley gets tough in this biopic of Hollywood progeny-gone-bad Domino Harvey, daughter of British movie star Laurence Harvey. After losing her father at a young age, … Continue reading

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September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Airport

BBB (out of 5) What’s most laughable about this ridiculously soapy melodrama is the possibility that anyone took it seriously as “great drama” in 1970. Today, most of it is either … Continue reading

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September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day For Night (La Nuit Americaine) (1973)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  France/Italy, 1973.  Les Films du Carrosse, PECF, Produzione Intercontinentale Cinematografica.  Screenplay by Francois Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard, Suzanne Schiffman.  Cinematography by Pierre-William Glenn.  Produced by Marcel … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Murder On The Orient Express (1974)

BBBB (out of 5) The seventies saw a few Agatha Christie murder mysteries made into films, and this is the most celebrated of them all. While riding a train through … Continue reading

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July 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Casino Royale (1967)

VAL GUEST, KEN HUGHES, JOHN HUSTON, JOSEPH McGRATH, ROBERT PARRISH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1967.  Famous Artist Productions.  Screenplay by Wolf Mankowitz, John Law, Michael Sayers, suggested … Continue reading

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July 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Le Magnifique (The Man from Acapulco)

BB.5 (out of 5) Out-of-control craziness with Jean-Paul Belmondo as a wheezing, reclusive adventure author whose fantasies of being a buff, international spy feed the creation of his incredibly popular serialized … Continue reading

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July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment