My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Thunderball (1965)

TERENCE YOUNG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom, 1965.  Eon Productions.  Original story by Kevin McClory, Jack Whittingham, Ian Fleming, original Screenplay by Jack Whittingham, Screenplay by Richard Maibaum, John Hopkins.  Cinematography by Ted Moore.  Produced … Continue reading

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February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Othello (1995)

BB.5 (out of 5) Director Oliver Parker faithfully adapts much of Shakespeare’s original dialogue in this adaptation of the Bard’s play about the titular Moor, but his staging and direction … Continue reading

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December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wilde

BB.5 (out of 5) According to director Brian Gilbert, Oscar Wilde never had a normal moment in his life–everything he says or does in this film is always perfectly spoken, … Continue reading

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August 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tom & Viv

BB (out of 5) Interesting but dramatically weak examination of the relationship between internationally renowned early 20th century poet T.S. Eliot (Willem Dafoe) and his emotionally unbalanced wife Vivian Haigh-Wood … Continue reading

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August 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

And The Ship Sails On (E La Nave Va)

BBBB (out of 5) This beautiful Fellini film doesn’t have much in the way of story but is a feast for the eyes and ears. A diverse group of aristocrats … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment