My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Field

BBBB (out of 5) Exceptional drama based on the play by John B. Keane, and Jim Sheridan’s follow-up to his Oscar-winning My Left Foot. Richard Harris is superb as “Bull” McCabe, … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Circle Of Friends

BBB.5 (out of 5) Adorable romantic comedy that was a huge hit among teenagers and made a star of its beautiful lead actress Minnie Driver. She plays a self-effacing Irish … Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Butcher Boy

BB (out of 5) Unappealing drama from Neil Jordan about a ruthlessly militant boy (an excellent Eamonn Owens) who terrorizes his neighbourhood in an attempt to promote his personal (and … Continue reading

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October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Michael Collins

BBB.5 (out of 5) Beautifully photographed biopic by Neil Jordan about the Irish hero who led fellow IRA members to a harsh battle against his country’s enemies, before being assassinated … Continue reading

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October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gangs Of New York

BBBB (out of 5) Martin Scorsese’s dream project of the last thirty years has finally made it to the big screen with mostly successful results. The story is GoodFellas but … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Wind That Shakes The Barley (2006)

KEN LOACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Ireland/United Kingdom/Germany/Italy/Spain/France/Belgium/Switzerland, 2006.  Sixteen Films, Matador Pictures, Regent Capital, UK Film Council, Bórd Scannán na hÉireann, Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Element Films, BIM Distribuzione, EMC Produktion, Tornasol Films, … Continue reading

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June 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Braveheart

BBBBB (out of 5) Mel Gibson has created an epic to go down in history with this adventurous tale about real-life Scottish hero William Wallace. Wallace is a 13th century Scotsman … Continue reading

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June 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Closing The Ring (2007)

RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  United Kingdom/Canada/USA, 2007.  CTR, Closing The Ring Ltd., Premiere Picture, Prospero Pictures,Scion Films, Spinster.  Screenplay by Peter Woodward.  Cinematography by Roger Pratt.  Produced by Richard Attenborough, Jo … Continue reading

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May 25, 2013 · Leave a comment