My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

13 Hours (2016)

MICHAEL BAY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Malta/Morocco/USA, 2016.  Paramount Pictures, 3 Arts Entertainment, Bay Films, Dune Films, Latina Pictures.  Screenplay by Chuck Hogan, based on the book by … Continue reading

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July 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Die Another Day

BBBB (out of 5) Ridiculously loud Bond adventure is still a top-notch thrill even in its weakest moments. This time a darker side of Bond is attempted as our hero … Continue reading

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January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Twelfth Night (Twelfth Night or What You Will) (1996)

TREVOR NUNN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/Ireland/USA, 1996.  Renaissance Films, BBC Films, Circus Films, Fine Line Features, Summit Entertainment.  Screenplay by Trevor Nunn, based on the play by William … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cousin Bette

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Critics and audiences unfortunately ignored this delightful though admittedly loose adaptation of Honore de Balzac’s searing novel. Jessica Lange is excellent as Bette, the passed-over old-maid relation … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Possession (2002)

BBB (out of 5) A.S. Byatt’s richly romantic novel has been adapted to the big screen with partially successful results. An American research assistant (Aaron Eckhart) comes across evidence that … Continue reading

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October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBBB (out of 5) Deliciously adapting Virginia Woolf’s groundbreaking fantasy novel, Sally Potter’s feature debut is a feast for all senses. Tilda Swinton, previously known mainly as Derek Jarman’s muse, … Continue reading

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June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Space Cowboys

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   Enjoyable astronaut drama that goes in The Crew territory of watching old guys ham it up for laughs, but much more effectively. Clint … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment