My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Whisperers (1967)

BRYAN FORBES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1967.  Seven Pines.  Screenplay by Bryan Forbes, based on the novel by Robert Nicolson.  Cinematography by Gerry Turpin.  Produced by Michael Laughlin, Ronald Shedlo.  Music by John … Continue reading

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August 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bright Young Things

BBB (out of 5) Delightful adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s Vile Bodies, and a promising directorial debut by actor Stephen Fry. Stephen Campbell Moore is wonderful as a London journalist and impoverished … Continue reading

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August 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Clockwork Orange

BBBB (out of 5) Thoroughly disturbing but intelligent and satisfying adaptation of Anthony Burgess’s novel. Malcolm McDowell is excellent as the leader of a group of thugs who beat up harmless … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

STANLEY KUBRICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1968.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Stanley Kubrick Productions.  Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, based on the story The Sentinel by Arthur C. … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

STEPHEN FREARS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1987.  Zenith Entertainment, Civilhand, British Screen Productions, Film Four International.  Screenplay by Alan Bennett, based on the book by John Lahr.  Cinematography by Oliver Stapleton.  Produced … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mrs. Dalloway

BBBBB (out of 5) There’s probably nothing more challenging for a screenwriter than to bring to life a novel that thrives on interior monologue. Eileen Atkins (an actress as well … Continue reading

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May 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Scoop (2006)

WOODY ALLEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2006.  BBC Films, Ingenious Film Partners, Phoenix Wiley, Jelly Roll Productions.  Screenplay by Woody Allen.  Cinematography by Remi Adefarasin.  Produced by Letty Aronson, Gareth Wiley.  Production Design … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · 1 Comment