My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Under Milk Wood

ANDREW SINCLAIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom, 1972.  Timon Productions.  Screenplay by Andrew Sinclair, based on the play by Dylan Thomas.  Cinematography by Robert Huke.  Produced by John Comfort.  Music by Brian Gascoigne.  Production Design … Continue reading

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August 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Pride & Prejudice (2005)

JOE WRIGHT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom, 2005.  Focus Features, Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, Working Title Films, Scion Films.  Screenplay by Deborah Moggach, based on the novel by Jane Austen.  Cinematography by Roman Osin.  Produced by … Continue reading

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February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vanity Fair

BBB (out of 5) Becky Sharp (Reese Witherspoon), the orphan child of artists who has no name or fortune, leaves the boarding school where she has worked for her education … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Possession (2002)

BBB (out of 5) A.S. Byatt’s richly romantic novel has been adapted to the big screen with partially successful results. An American research assistant (Aaron Eckhart) comes across evidence that … Continue reading

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October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Venus (2006)

ROGER MICHELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 2006.  Miramax, FilmFour, UK Film Council, Free Range Films.  Screenplay by Hanif Kureishi.  Cinematography by Haris Zambarloukos.  Produced by Kevin Loader.  Music by David Arnold, Corinne Bailey Rae.  Production … Continue reading

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September 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Hereafter

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   Clint Eastwood usually presents a deft combination of soul-stirring fancy and hard-hitting realism: the missing child plot of Changeling or the melodramatic … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gosford Park (2001)

ROBERT ALTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA/Italy, 2001.  USA Films, Capitol Films,  Film Council, Sandcastle 5 Productions, Chicagofilms, Medusa Film.  Idea by Robert Altman, Bob Balaban, Screenplay by Julian Fellowes.  Cinematography by Andrew … Continue reading

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June 6, 2013 · 1 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

Love Actually

BBBB (out of 5) The marvelous screenwriting of Richard Curtis (Four Weddings And A Funeral, Notting Hill, Bridget Jones’s Diary) reaches new heights in this genuinely memorable and enjoyable romantic … Continue reading

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May 11, 2013 · Leave a comment