My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Mary Queen of Scots (1971)

CHARLES JARROTT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1971.  Universal Pictures, Hal Wallis Productions.  Screenplay by John Hale.  Cinematography by Christopher Challis.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music by John Barry.  Production Design by Terence … Continue reading

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February 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool (2017)

PAUL McGUIGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  United Kingdom, 2017.  Eon Productions, Synchronistic Pictures.  Screenplay by Matt Greenhalgh, based on the memoir by Peter Turner.  Cinematography by Urszula Pontikos.  Produced by Barbara Broccoli, Colin … Continue reading

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February 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Foxcatcher (2014)

BENNETT MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2014.  Annapurna Pictures, Likely Story, Media Rights Capital.  Screenplay by E. Max Frye, Dan Futterman.  Cinematography by Greig Fraser.  Produced by Anthony Bregman, Megan Ellison, Jon Kilik, … Continue reading

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December 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Atonement (2007)

JOE WRIGHT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/France, 2007.  Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, Relativity Media, Working Title Films.  Screenplay by Christopher Hampton, based on the novel Ian McEwan.  Cinematography by Seamus McGarvey.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Eric … Continue reading

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February 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mother’s Boys

BB.5 (out of 5) Ridiculous, gynophobic thriller about a family being terrorized by a jealous ex-wife and mother (Jamie Lee Curtis). Good dad Peter Gallagher is trying to get on with … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Anonymous (2011)

ROLAND EMMERICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  United Kingdom/Germany/USA, 2011.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Relativity Media, Centropolis Entertainment, Studio Babelsberg, Anonymous Pictures, Vierzehnte Babelsberg Film, Siebente Babelsberg Film, Achte Babelsberg Film.  Screenplay … Continue reading

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January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cradle Will Rock

BBBB (out of 5) Excellent ensemble comedy about the real life Red Scare events surrounding the birth and quick disappearance of the Federal Theatre Program in the 1930s, a program … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Isadora

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Vanessa Redgrave gives one of her most electrifying performances in this fascinating biography of modern dancer Isadora Duncan. Never having had any rigorous, traditional training, Duncan wowed … Continue reading

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December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Morgan! A Suitable Case For Treatment

BBBB (out of 5) Vanessa Redgrave made her starring debut in this hilariously cracked British comedy. David Warner plays an oddball chap who is obsessed with communism and dressing up like … Continue reading

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December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Pledge

BB.5 (out of 5) Jack Nicholson plays a retiring police officer whose small town is shocked by the rape and murder of a little girl on the night of his retirement … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Rumor Of Angels

BB.5 (out of 5) A young boy (Trevor Morgan) spends his summer at Cape Cod reliving the memory of the car accident that took his mother’s life. Emotionally reclusive from … Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Girl, Interrupted (1999)

JAMES MANGOLD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Germany/USA, 1999.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Red Wagon Entertainment, Global Entertainment Productions GmbH & Company Medien KG.  Screenplay by James Mangold, Lisa Loomer, Anna Hamilton … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment