My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Downton Abbey (2019)

MICHAEL ENGLER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA/China, 2019.  Carnival Film & Television, Focus Features, Perfect World Pictures.  Screenplay by Julian Fellowes, based on his characters.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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October 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

ROB MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2018.  Lucamar Productions, Marc Platt Productions, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screen story by David Magee, Rob Marshall, John DeLuca, Screenplay by David Magee, based on … Continue reading

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December 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Time Machine (2002)

0 (out of 5) 19th-century scientist Guy Pearce loses his fiancee in a mugging in Central Park and concocts a way to undo the unacceptable past: he creates a time machine. … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Down To Earth (2001)

CHRIS WEITZ, PAUL WEITZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/Australia/Germany/Canada, 2001.  3 Arts Entertainment, Alphaville Films, CHS Productions, Made To Love Productions, Munich Film Partners & Company GHS Productions, NPV … Continue reading

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February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Barney’s Version

BBB (out of 5) Barney Panofsky (Paul Giamatti) marries a crazy artist (Rachelle Lefevre) in Rome, later a mouthy, rich Montreal Jewish girl (Minnie Driver) and, following the divorce, finally … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Knight’s Tale

BBB (out of 5) Heath Ledger plays William, a Knight’s servant who decides upon his master’s death to take up the lance and place in a jousting tournament. The success of … Continue reading

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September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Robin Hood (2010)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2010.  Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment, Relativity Media, Scott Free Productions.  Story by Brian Helgeland, Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris, Screenplay by Brian Helgeland.  Cinematography by John … Continue reading

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August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Around The World In 80 Days (2004)

BB.5 (out of 5) In this moderately entertaining action comedy, Jules Verne’s classic tale has been turned into a travelogue video game, with eager scientist Phineas Fogg (who is an … Continue reading

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June 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Full Monty

BBBB (out of 5) Laid-off steelworkers in Northern England decide to put on an all-male strip show to revive their employment status and regain their manly confidence in Peter Cattaneo’s … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment