My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Hidden Agenda (1990)

KEN LOACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1990.  Hemdale, Initial.  Screenplay by Jim Allen.  Cinematography by Clive Tickner.  Produced by Eric Fellner.  Music by Stewart Copeland.  Production Design by Martin Johnson.  Costume Design by Daphne … Continue reading

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May 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

In The Name Of The Father

BBBB (out of 5) True story of Gerry Conlon (Daniel Day-Lewis), a young man who moved to London from Ireland in his youth and ended up being blamed for an … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

IRVIN KERSHNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1980.  Lucasfilm.  Story by George Lucas, Screenplay by Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan.  Cinematography by Peter Suschitzky.  Produced by Gary Kurtz.  Music by John Williams.  Production Design by Norman Reynolds.  Costume … Continue reading

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October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Widows’ Peak

BBBB (out of 5) In the sleepy town of Kilshannon in Ireland, Mrs. Doyle Counihan (Joan Plowright) and Miss O’Hara (Mia Farrow) live on the town’s high hill called Widows’ … Continue reading

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October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Angela’s Ashes (1999)

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Ireland, 1999.  David Brown Productions, Dirty Hands Productions, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Laura Jones, Alan Parker, based on the book by Frank McCourt.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bloody Sunday (2002)

PAUL GREENGRASS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/Ireland, 2002.  Bórd Scannán na hÉireann, Granada Television, Hell’s Kitchen Films, Irish Film Board, Portman Entertainment Group.  Screenplay by Paul Greengrass.  Cinematography by Ivan … Continue reading

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September 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Educating Rita

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Delightful modern update of Pygmalion, with Michael Caine as a befuddled alcoholic professor and Julie Walters as a working-class hairdresser who longs for a better life … Continue reading

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August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nasty Habits

BB (out of 5) The makings of what should have been a winning classic somehow fail to measure up in this forgettable comedy. When the Mother Superior of a convent … Continue reading

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June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment