My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Bel Ami (2012)

DECLAN DONNELLAN, NICK ORMEROD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  United Kingdom/Italy, 2012.  Redwave Films, 19 Entertainment, Protagonist Pictures, Rai Cinema.  Screenplay by Rachel Bennette, based on the novel by Guy de Maupassant.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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September 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)

LARS VON TRIER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Denmark/Germany/France/Belgium/United Kingdom, 2013.  Zentropa Entertainments, Heimatfilm, Film i Vast,  Slot Machine,  Caviar Films, Concorde Filmverleih, Artificial Eye, Les Films du Losange, European … Continue reading

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March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Prime

BB (out of 5) Uma Thurman visits her psychiatrist (Meryl Streep) to deal with the pain of her recent divorce, which is then alleviated somewhat by her striking up a romance … Continue reading

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February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Paycheck

BBB.5 (out of 5) Another Philip Dick story makes it to the big screen, a fun one free of intellectual challenge or even a fully comprehensive plot. Ben Affleck plays a … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Valentino: The Last Emperor

BB.5 (out of 5) Entertaining look at the last of the giant fashion names of yore, whose solitary moniker has come to represent cutting-edge, classy style after decades in the … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Producers (2005)

BBB (out of 5) Toe-tapping adaptation of the enormously popular Broadway musical, based on the Oscar-winning 1968 film by Mel Brooks. Stuffy accountant Matthew Broderick shows up at has-been Broadway producer … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jennifer Eight (1992)

BRUCE ROBINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1992.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Bruce Robinson.  Cinematography by Conrad L. Hall.  Produced by Gary Lucchesi, David Wimbury.  Music by Christopher Young.  Production Design by Richard Macdonald.  Costume … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment