My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann) (2013)

FELIX HERNGREN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Sweden/Russia/United Kingdom/France/Spain/Germany, 2013.  NICE FLX Pictures, FLX, Nice Drama, FLX Comedy AB, Buena Vista International, Elmalma Marka Iletisim, Embassy Films, Film i … Continue reading

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July 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Shining Through

BBB.5 (out of 5) This war drama provides a thrilling look back to the more innocent spy movies of the forties, and it’s possible that this pie-eyed attitude about it … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Russia House

BB (out of 5) Sean Connery plays a British professor who is also a Russophile and lives in the U.S.S.R. because of how much he loves the culture. When the friend of … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

CHRISTOPHER NOLAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   USA/United Kingdom, 2012.  Warner Bros., Legendary Entertainment, DC Entertainment, Syncopy, DC Comics.  Story by David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan, Screenplay by Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan, … Continue reading

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November 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Chico & Rita

BBBBB (out of 5) Cuban rhythms of the twentieth century get a whole new life in this gorgeous, animated musical whose bright images and pulsing beats never abate. It tells … Continue reading

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November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Vatel

BB.5 (out of 5) Roland Joffe produces a visually stunning but shallow period piece involving an eighteenth century French prince (Julian Glover) who puts on a lavish spectacle when the … Continue reading

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August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Victor/Victoria

BBBB (out of 5) For hearty laughs and great music you can hardly do better than this delectable Blake Edwards comedy starring Julie Andrews as a starving singer in 1930s … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Saving Grace

BB.5 (out of 5) One-joke comedy that benefits from the brilliant performance by its beautiful star Brenda Blethyn.  She plays the widow of a seemingly rich man who after death … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment