My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Battle Of the Sexes (2017)

JONATHAN DAYTON, VALERIE FARIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2017.  Cloud Eight Films, Decibel Films, Fox Searchlight Pictures, TSG Entertainment.  Screenplay by Simon Beaufoy.  Cinematography by Linus Sandgren.  Produced by Danny Boyle, Christian … Continue reading

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October 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge) (2017)

JOACHIM RONNING, ESPEN SANDBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.   USA, 2017.  Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Infinitum Nihil.  Story by Jeff Nathanson,Terry Rossio, Screenplay by Jeff Nathanson, based on characters created … Continue reading

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May 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

MEL GIBSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Australia/USA, 2016.  Cross Creek Pictures, Demarest Films, Pandemonium, Permut Presentations, Vendian Entertainment.  Screenplay by Robert Schenkkan, Andrew Knight.  Cinematography by Simon Duggan.  Produced by Terry Benedict, … Continue reading

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February 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Dressmaker (2015)

JOCELYN MOORHOUSE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Australia, 2015.  Screen Australia, Film Art Media, White Hot Productions.  Screenplay by Jocelyn Moorhouse, P.J. Hogan, based on the novel by Rosalie Ham.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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March 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blue (1993)

DEREK JARMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1993.  Channel 4, Arts Council of Great Britain, Opal Records, BBC Radio 3, Basilisk Communications, Uplink.  Directed by Derek Jarman.  Screenplay by Derek Jarman.  Produced … Continue reading

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July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Frisk

B.5 (out of 5) Disgusting and pointless examination of the relationship between violence and pornography is only noteworthy for a small cameo by Parker Posey, and even that is pushing … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Angelic Conversation

BB (out of 5) The most artistically minded viewers might get something out of this Derek Jarman experiment, but even that’s a long shot. A man makes a spiritual journey … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Last Of England

BBBBB (out of 5) In the oeuvre of Derek Jarman’s experimental works, this fine work of art stands out as a masterpiece. It has no discernible plot, but is a … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Garden (1990)

BB.5 (out of 5) This confusing film is strictly for diehard fans of Derek Jarman.  Less a movie and more a moving artistic collage (like many of his films), it … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment