My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

How To Talk To Girls At Parties (2017)

JOHN CAMERON MITCHELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2017.  Little Punk, See-Saw Films.  Screenplay by Philippa Goslett, John Cameron Mitchell, based on the short story by Neil Gaiman.  Cinematography by Frank … Continue reading

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June 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016)

SHARON MAGUIRE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Ireland/United Kingdom/France/USA, 2016.  Miramax, Perfect World Pictures, StudioCanal, Universal Pictures, Working Title Films.  Screenplay by Helen Fielding, Dan Mazer, Emma Thompson, based on characters created by … Continue reading

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October 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Girl With A Pearl Earring (2003)

PETER WEBBER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/Luxembourg, 2003.  Archer Street Productions, Delux Productions, Pathé Pictures International, Film Fund Luxembourg, UK Film Council, Wild Bear Films. Screenplay by Olivia Hetreed, … Continue reading

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February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stardust (2007)

MATTHEW VAUGHN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2007.  Paramount Pictures, Marv Films, Vaughn Productions, Di Bonaventura Pictures, Ingenious Film Partners, Truenorth Productions.  Screenplay by Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn, based on the … Continue reading

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February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

House Of Boys

BBB (out of 5) The early days of the AIDS crisis are combined with a gay remake of Burlesque in this heartfelt, enjoyable but strangely fluffy British melodrama. Young teenager … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Invisible Woman

BBBB (out of 5) Ralph Fiennes stars and directs in this superb adaptation of the novel by Claire Tomalin, about the relationship between Charles Dickens and Nell Ternan that may have … Continue reading

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November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kinky Boots

BBB.5 (out of 5) Joel Edgerton has been raised by his father to revere the family business: they are the owners of a shoe factory that produces England’s best-made men’s Oxfords. … Continue reading

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October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Notes On A Scandal (2006)

RICHARD EYRE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 2006.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, DNA Films, UK Film Council, BBC Films, Scott Rudin Productions, Ingenious Film Partners.  Screenplay by Patrick Marber, based on the … Continue reading

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July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Other Boleyn Girl

BB.5 (out of 5) Boy oh boy, old King Henry VIII must be thrilled with the major makeover he’s been given in the last couple of years. Between being depicted … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

In The Loop

BBBB.5 (out of 5) If you’ve wanted to see a version of the original British The Office set in the world of politics, this is the perfect film for you. … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment