My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark (2019)

ANDRE ØVREDAL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Canada/USA, 2019.  1212 Entertainment, CBS Films, Double Dare You, Entertainment One, Rolin Hills Productions, Sean Daniel Company, Starlight International Media.  Story by Marcus … Continue reading

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September 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Woman In Red (1984)

GENE WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1984.  Orion Pictures.  Screenplay by Gene Wilder, based on the screenplay Un Elephant Ca Trompe Enormement by Jean-Loup Dabadie, Yves Robert.  … Continue reading

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June 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Twelve Chairs (1970)

MEL BROOKS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1970.  Crossbow Productions, The Twelve Chairs Company, Twelve Chairs Company.  Screenplay by Mel Brooks, based on the novel by Ilya Ilf, Yevgeni Petrov and the translation Diamonds … Continue reading

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September 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Legend Of Tarzan (2016)

DAVID YATES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2016.   Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Jerry Weintraub Productions, Riche-Ludwig Productions, Beagle Pug Films.  Story and Screenplay by Adam Cozad, … Continue reading

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July 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Effie Gray (2014)

RICHARD LAXTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom, 2014.  Sovereign Films.  Screenplay by Emma Thompson.  Cinematography by Andrew Dunn.  Produced by Andreas Roald, Donald Rosenfeld.  Music by Paul Cantelon.  Production Design by James Merifield.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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September 20, 2015 · 1 Comment


BBB.5 (out of 5) You knew that he was one of the greatest minds whose thoughts were ever recorded in human history, but did you know that Albert Einstein was … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Russia House

BB (out of 5) Sean Connery plays a British professor who is also a Russophile and lives in the U.S.S.R. because of how much he loves the culture. When the friend of … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Plenty (1985)

FRED SCHEPISI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1985.  Pressman Productions, RKO Pictures.  Screenplay by David Hare, based on his play.  Cinematography by Ian Baker.  Produced by Joseph Papp, Edward R. Pressman.  Music by Bruce Smeaton.  Production … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cradle Will Rock

BBBB (out of 5) Excellent ensemble comedy about the real life Red Scare events surrounding the birth and quick disappearance of the Federal Theatre Program in the 1930s, a program … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Marrying Man

B.5 (out of 5) A 1940s playboy (Alec Baldwin) is all set to marry his pure hearted lady love (Elisabeth Shue) when disaster strikes: he meets a gorgeous nightclub singer … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBBB.5 (out of 5) Vanessa Redgrave gives one of her most electrifying performances in this fascinating biography of modern dancer Isadora Duncan. Never having had any rigorous, traditional training, Duncan wowed … Continue reading

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December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dorian Gray (2009)

B (out of 5) Having already ruined Oscar Wilde and Shakespeare, it is incredible to think that Oliver Parker would be permitted to get his hands on the great author’s … Continue reading

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December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment