My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Camilla (1994)

DEEPA MEHTA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Canada/United Kingdom, 1994.  Miramax, Majestic Films International, Newcomm, Norstar Releasing, Shaftesbury Films, Skreba Films, Téléfilm Canada, Ontario Film Development Corporation, FUND, British Screen Productions, … Continue reading

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November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beautiful Joe

BBB (out of 5) Don’t be fooled by the slick heist-film-like appearance of the video cover: this one’s all heart. Billy Connolly stars as a terminally ill man who decides his … Continue reading

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November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beautiful Thing

BBBB (out of 5) Wonderful, light comedy from the UK about a teenage boy living with his single mother, coming of age and realizing that he is in love with … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Matchmaker (1997)

BBB (out of 5) Janeane Garofalo sparkles in this so-so comedy about a congressman’s aide who travels to Ireland to find her boss’s long-lost relatives but ends up finding a few … Continue reading

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October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Little Voice

BBB (out of 5) Cute musical film about a super-talented mimic (Jane Horrocks, in a role that was written for her) living in a dull northern England town who is … Continue reading

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October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

An American Werewolf In London (1981)

JOHN LANDIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1981.  PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Lyncanthrope Films.  Screenplay by John Landis.  Cinematography by Robert Paynter.  Produced by George Folsey Jr..  Music by Elmer Bernstein.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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September 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Shall We Dance (2004)

BB.5 (out of 5) Bored by his pleasantly numb existence, an estate lawyer (Richard Gere) decides to swallow his fear and sign up for ballroom dance classes at the studio … Continue reading

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June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment