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Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

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BBB (out of 5) Barbra Streisand fans will no doubt have nothing but the highest praise for this film, while those who are picky about either her or musicals are advised … Continue reading

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January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Phantom Of The Opera (2004)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2004.  Warner Bros., Odyssey Entertainment, Really Useful Films, Scion Films.  Screenplay by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Joel Schumacher, based on the musical book … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Watership Down

BBB.5 (out of 5) This animated film is about a small group of rabbits who have been told by their seer that their warren is under threat of an environmental … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Saint (1997)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1997.  Paramount Pictures, Rysher Entertainment, Mace Neufeld Productions, Robert Evans Company.  Story by Jonathan Hensleigh, Screenplay by Jonathan Hensleigh, Wesley Strick, based on characters created by … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Musketeer (2001)

PETER HYAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  Germany/Luxembourg/United Kingdom/USA, 2001.  MDP Worldwide, Crystal Sky Worldwide, Signature Entertainment, D’Artagnan Productions Limited, ApolloMedia Distribution, Q&Q Medien GmbH, The Carousel Picture Company, Luxembourg Film Fund.  Screenplay … Continue reading

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October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chariots Of Fire

BBBB (out of 5) Inspirational, touching tale of underdog glory that managed to win Oscar’s heart (in a surprise victory at the 1981 Academy Awards) and enchant audiences for years (the … Continue reading

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August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Not Without My Daughter

BB (out of 5) This terrifying drama would be a lot more effective if the overall attitude wasn’t so TV-Movie maudlin. Sally Field plays Betty Mahmoody (whose autobiography was this film’s … Continue reading

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August 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Legend (1985)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  United Kingdom/USA, 1985.  Legend Production Company, Embassy International Pictures.  Screenplay by William Hjortsberg.  Cinematography by Alex Thomson.  Produced by Arnon Milchan.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith, Tangerine Dream.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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August 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Alien

BBBBB (out of 5) In space, no one can hear you scream, but since most movie theatres are situated on the planet Earth, feel free to shriek your heart out. … Continue reading

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August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blade Runner

BBBBB (out of 5) Here it is, the Citizen Kane of science-fiction films (I think of 2001: A Space Odyssey as the Gone With The Wind of science-fiction films). Harrison Ford is … Continue reading

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August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne

BBB.5 (out of 5) Maggie Smith is terrific as a lonely Irish old maid whose devotion to Catholicism has kept her prim and naïve for just about her whole life. … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Alien 3 (1992)

DAVID FINCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1992.  Twentieth Century Fox, Brandywine Productions.  Story by Vincent Ward, Screenplay by David Giler, Walter Hill, Larry Ferguson, based on characters created by Dan … Continue reading

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June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment