My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Victory (Escape To Victory) (1981)

JOHN HUSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1981.  Lorimar Film Entertainment, Victory Company, New Gold Entertainment.  Story by Yabo Yablonsky, Djordje Milicevic, Jeff Maguire, Screenplay by Evan Jones, Yabo Yablonsky.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced … Continue reading

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April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ash Wednesday

BB (out of 5) Elizabeth Taylor plays an ageing housewife who decides to go in for a face lift in order to save her loveless marriage to Henry Fonda.  Naturally, … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Passage To India (1984)

DAVID LEAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1984.  EMI Films, Home Box Office, Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment, New Gold Entertainment.  Screenplay by David Lean, based on the novel by … Continue reading

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September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)

BB (out of 5) Dreary update of the 1946 classic adapted from the novel by James M. Cain isn’t as entertaining.  Jack Nicholson plays the shady drifter who takes a … Continue reading

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September 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Being There

BB.5 (out of 5) Peter Sellers gave his last performance (at least until Blake Edwards magically edited him into a Pink Panther movie two years later) as a mentally challenged gardener … Continue reading

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May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment