My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese (2019)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2019.  Grey Water Park Productions, Sikelia Productions.  Cinematography by Howard Alk, Paul Goldsmith, Ellen Kuras, David Myers.  Produced by Margaret Bodde, … Continue reading

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November 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Arrangement (1969)

ELIA KAZAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1969.  Athena Productions.  Screenplay by Elia Kazan, based on his novel.  Cinematography by Robert Surtees.  Produced by Elia Kazan.  Music by David Amram.  Production Design by Gene … Continue reading

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February 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Countdown (1967)

ROBERT ALTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1967.  William Conrad Productions.  Screenplay by Loring Mandel, based on the novel The Pilgrim Project by Hank Searls.  Cinematography by William W. Spencer.  Produced by Jimmy … Continue reading

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December 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Altman (2014)

RON MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Canada, 2014.  Sphinx Productions.  Screenplay by Len Blum.  Cinematography by Simon Ennis.  Produced by Ron Mann.  Music by Phil Dwyer, Guido Luciani.  Production Design by Matthew Badiali, Craig Small.  Film Editing … Continue reading

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September 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tart (2001)

CHRISTINA WAYNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Canada, 2001.  Green Moon Productions, Interlight.  Screenplay by Christina Wayne.  Cinematography by Stephen Kazmierski.  Produced by Patrick D. Cheh, Diane Isaacs, Nile Niami.  Music by Jeehun Hwang.  Production Design by Marian … Continue reading

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February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

BRETT RATNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Canada/USA/United Kingdom, 2006.  Twentieth Century Fox, Marvel Enterprises, Donners’ Company, Ingenious Film Partners, Dune Entertainment, Major Studio Partners, X3 Canada Productions, X3US Productions, XM3 Service, … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Away From Her

BBBB (out of 5) Actress Sarah Polley makes her directorial debut with this poignant adaptation of Alice Munro’s story The Bear Came Over The Mountain.  Gordon Pinsent and Julie Christie play a … Continue reading

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December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Childstar

BBB (out of 5) Hollywood North is all aflutter when an obnoxious, twelve year-old movie star (Mark Rendall) travels to Toronto to begin shooting a teen-oriented action movie. His emotionally … Continue reading

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November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Unmarried Woman

BBBBB (out of 5) Joins Diary of a Mad Housewife, A Woman Under The Influence and Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore as top-notch examples of seventies films about women’s issues.  Jill Clayburgh‘s … Continue reading

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August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Front (1976)

MARTIN RITT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1976.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Devon/Persky-Bright, Jack Rollins & Charles H. Joffe Productions, Martin Ritt Productions, Persky-Bright Productions, Rollins-Joffe Productions.  Screenplay by Walter Bernstein.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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August 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Year Of Living Dangerously (1982)

PETER WEIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Australia, 1982.  McElroy & McElroy, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by C.J. Koch, Peter Weir, David Williamson, based on the novel by C.J. Koch.  Cinematography by Russell Boyd.  Produced by Jim … Continue reading

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August 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Salvador

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Exceptional, invigorating film by Oliver Stone that is his best accomplishment after Platoon (both of which came out the same year). James Woods is superb as Richard … Continue reading

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July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment