My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Bedazzled

BB.5 (out of 5) Fairly diverting comedy remake of the 1960s Stanley Donen cult favourite, this time with Brendan Fraser selling his soul to the devil in exchange for seven wishes … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Absolute Beginners

BBBB (out of 5) Bouncy musical that is a terrific showcase for musical talents of the eighties. The loose story takes place in the swinging London of the fifties, and … Continue reading

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October 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sylvia

BB.5 (out of 5) A sad waste of a great opportunity: Gwyneth Paltrow‘s beautiful work as Sylvia Plath, the poet who inspired a half-century of writers to express themselves in … Continue reading

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October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bank Job

BBBB (out of 5) Roger Donaldson’s marvelously entertaining heist film never feels like you’ve seen it all before, despite the familiarity of its trappings. Based (loosely) on a true story, … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Queen (2006)

STEPHEN FREARS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/France/Italy, 2006.  Pathe Pictures International, Granada Film Productions, Pathé Renn Productions, BIM Distribuzione, France 3 Cinema, Canal+, Future Films, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Peter Morgan.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shadowlands

BBBB.5 (out of 5) After years of writing letters to author C.S. Lewis (Anthony Hopkins), American writer Joy Gresham (Debra Winger) finally makes the trip out to England to meet … Continue reading

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May 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London

B (out of 5) Abysmal sequel to the enjoyable original, this one features none of the charming wit that made the first one so appealing. Back at his old routine … Continue reading

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May 12, 2013 · Leave a comment