My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Belle Toujours (2006)

MANOEL DE OLIVEIRA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Portugal/France, 2006.  Filbox Produções, Les Films d’Ici, Instituto do Cinema, Audiovisual e Multimédia, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Radiotelevisão Portuguesa.  Screenplay by Manoel de … Continue reading

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September 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Midnight Express (1978)

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA/Turkey, 1978.  Columbia Pictures, Casablanca Filmworks.  Screenplay by Oliver Stone, based on the book by Billy Hayes, William Hoffer.  Cinematography by Michael Seresin.  Produced by … Continue reading

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December 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Paris Can Wait (2016)

ELEANOR COPPOLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2016.  Lifetime Films, American Zoetrope, Corner Piece Capital, Protagonist Pictures, Tohokushinsha Film Corporation, A+E Studios.  Screenplay by Eleanor Coppola.  Cinematography by Crystal Fournier.  Produced by Eleanor Coppola, … Continue reading

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June 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Eros (2004)

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI, STEVEN SODERBERGH, WONG KAR WAI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Italy/Hong Kong/France/Luxembourg/United Kingdom, 2004.  Block 2 Pictures, Roissy Films, Solaris, Cité Films, Fandango, Delux Productions, Jet Tone Films.  Screenplay by Wong Kar … Continue reading

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October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

WES ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Germany, 2014.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Indian Paintbrush, Studio Babelsberg, American Empirical Pictures, TSG Entertainment, Scott Rudin Productions.  Story by Wes Anderson, Hugo Guinness, Screenplay by Wes … Continue reading

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April 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Titus (1999)

JULIE TAYMOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Italy/USA/United Kingdom, 1999.  Clear Blue Sky Productions, Overseas FilmGroup, Urania Pictures S.r.l., NDF International.  Screenplay by Julie Taymor, based on the play Titus Andronicus by William … Continue reading

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February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Affair Of The Necklace

BBB (out of 5) Hilary Swank‘s faultless performance in this sudsy costume melodrama almost convinces you to forgive all the drawbacks that keep it from being great. She plays a … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Camilla (1994)

DEEPA MEHTA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Canada/United Kingdom, 1994.  Miramax, Majestic Films International, Newcomm, Norstar Releasing, Shaftesbury Films, Skreba Films, Téléfilm Canada, Ontario Film Development Corporation, FUND, British Screen Productions, … Continue reading

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November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Wolfman

BBB (out of 5) Remake of the 1941 classic starring Lon Chaney has Benicio Del Toro filling in the lead as a famous actor who returns to his ancestral home in … Continue reading

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October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Damage (Fatale) (1992)

LOUIS MALLE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/France, 1992.  Nouvelles Editions de Films, Skreba Films, StudioCanal, European Co-production Fund, Channel Four Films, Canal+.  Screenplay by David Hare, based on the novel … Continue reading

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August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chariots Of Fire

BBBB (out of 5) Inspirational, touching tale of underdog glory that managed to win Oscar’s heart (in a surprise victory at the 1981 Academy Awards) and enchant audiences for years (the … Continue reading

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August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Shining (1980)

STANLEY KUBRICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1980.  Warner Bros., Hawk Films, Peregrine, Producers Circle.  Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson, based on the novel by Stephen King.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013 · 1 Comment