My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

X Y & Zee (Zee And Co.) (1972)

BRIAN G. HUTTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom, 1972.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Zee Company.  Screenplay by Edna O’Brien.  Cinematography by Billy Williams.  Produced by Jay Kanter, Alan Ladd Jr..  Music by … Continue reading

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January 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Tom Jones

BBBB (out of 5) Deliciously bawdy adaptation of Henry Fielding’s popular 19th-century novel about a handsome rogue (Albert Finney) who runs amok seducing women and infuriating jealous husbands. Along the … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tunes Of Glory

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Fantastic British film featuring a squaring off between two pristine actors, in this case a showcase for the marvelous talents of Alec Guinness and John Mills. … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Man For All Seasons (1966)

FRED ZINNEMANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1966.  Highland Films.  Screenplay by Robert Bolt, based on his play.  Cinematography by Ted Moore.  Produced by Fred Zinnemann.  Music by Georges Delerue.  Production Design … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?

BBBB (out of 5) A roaring-twenties dance marathon represents a microcosm of society in this devastating melodrama, where a group of desperate people take to the dance floor in order … Continue reading

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August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Superman IV: The Quest For Peace

BB.5 (out of 5) Christopher Reeve‘s hero franchise definitely reached its finale when this under-baked adventure was released. Despite an earnest plot line devoted to dealing with current world issues … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Superman II

BBBB (out of 5) Superfun sequel to the 1978 original, with better character development and a zippier pace. Now that Lex Luthor is safely locked away in prison, the world … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Superman

BBB.5 (out of 5) Despite an extended opening setup, this is an exciting and inventive film version of the classic comic book superhero. Christopher Reeve is perfectly cast as the … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oh! What A Lovely War

BB.5 (out of 5) Already a celebrated actor, Richard Attenborough made his directorial debut with this bloated, partly enjoyable war epic. Based on the stage play of the same name, it … Continue reading

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May 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Killing Of Sister George (1968)

ROBERT ALDRICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1968.  Palomar Pictures, The Associates & Aldrich Company.  Screenplay by Lukas Heller, based on the play by Frank Marcus.  Cinematography by Joseph F. Biroc.  Produced … Continue reading

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May 12, 2013 · Leave a comment