My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

X Y & Zee (Zee And Co.) (1972)

BRIAN G. HUTTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom, 1972.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Zee Company.  Screenplay by Edna O’Brien.  Cinematography by Billy Williams.  Produced by Jay Kanter, Alan Ladd Jr..  Music by … Continue reading

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January 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Day Of The Locust (1975)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1975.  Paramount Pictures, Long Road Productions.  Screenplay by Waldo Salt, based on the novel by Nathanael West.  Cinematography by Conrad L. Hall.  Produced by Jerome Hellman.  Music … Continue reading

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December 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Meeting Venus (1991)

ISTVAN SZABO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5. United Kingdom/Japan/USA, 1991.  Warner Bros., Fujisankei Communications International, British Sky Broadcasting, County Natwest Ventures, Enigma Productions, Bountiful Film Partners.  Screenplay by Istvan Szabo, Michael Hirst.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Darling

BBBB (out of 5) A fashion model and actress (Julie Christie) works her way up to the big time by having affairs with all the right men and leaving behind … Continue reading

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September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Marathon Man

BBBB (out of 5) John Schlesinger’s thriller about paranoia and fear is a great way to entertain yourself: at the same time gripping and yet also ridiculous, it’s a taut … Continue reading

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September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Yanks (1979)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/West Germany/United Kingdom, 1979.  CIP Filmproduktion GmbH.  Story by Colin Welland, Screenplay by Colin Welland, Walter Bernstein.  Cinematography by Dick Bush.  Produced by Joseph Janni, Lester Persky.  Music … Continue reading

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September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Marvin’s Room

BBBB (out of 5) Strong adaptation of Scott McPherson’s intimate stage play that is now a beautiful film about rediscovering family. Diane Keaton, in a marvelous performance, plays a woman who has … Continue reading

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September 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Mission

BBB.5 (out of 5) Roland Joffe followed The Killing Fields with this good but less impressive film set in the remote jungles of Brazil.  Jeremy Irons plays a priest who travels … Continue reading

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August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Killing Fields

BBBBB (out of 5) Right up there with Missing among the handful of brilliant political thrillers made in the early 80s, starring Sam Waterston as Sydney Schanberg, whose writings for the New … Continue reading

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August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Visions Of Eight (1973)

MILOS FORMAN, KON ICHIKAWA, CLAUDE LELOUCH, YURI OZEROV, ARTHUR PENN, MICHAEL PFLEGHAR, JOHN SCHLESINGER, MAI ZETTERLING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/West Germany, 1973.  Bavaria Atelier, Wolper Productions.  Screenplay by David Hughes, … Continue reading

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July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Grass Is Greener

BBB (out of 5) In this so-so romantic comedy, an old-money British couple (Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr) live in part of their stately aristocratic home while the rest of it … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Innocents

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Spellbinding horror film that is based on the play of the same name, which was itself adapted from the novel The Turn of The Screw by … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment