My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Walking And Talking

BBBB (out of 5) Nicole Holofcener began a successful career of excellent explorations of female friendship with this wonderful film.  Catherine Keener and Anne Heche have been best friends since they were … Continue reading

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October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Amateur (1994)

HAL HARTLEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA/United Kingdom/France, 1994.  American Playhouse, Channel Four Films, La Sept Cinema, True Fiction Pictures, Union Generale Cinematographique, Zenith Entertainment. Screenplay by Hal Hartley.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBB (out of 5) Marilyn Monroe shows up at Albert Einstein’s hotel room one evening and explains to him the theory of relativity. Soon afterwards, Senator Joe McCarthy comes to … Continue reading

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September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Velvet Goldmine (1998)

TODD HAYNES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1998.  Channel Four Films, Goldwyn Films, Killer Films, Miramax, Newmarket Capital Group, Single Cell Pictures, Zenith Entertainment.  Story by James Lyons, Todd Haynes, Screenplay … Continue reading

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August 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Dead (1987)

JOHN HUSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom/Ireland/USA, 1987.  Vestron Pictures, Zenith Entertainment, Liffey Films, Channel 4, Delta Film.  Screenplay by Tony Huston, based on the story by James Joyce.  Cinematography by Fred … Continue reading

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July 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Hit (1984)

STEPHEN FREARS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1984.  Zenith Entertainment, Recorded Picture Company, Central Productions Ltd..  Screenplay by Peter Prince.  Cinematography by Mike Molloy.  Produced by Jeremy Thomas.  Music by Paco de Lucía.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

STEPHEN FREARS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1987.  Zenith Entertainment, Civilhand, British Screen Productions, Film Four International.  Screenplay by Alan Bennett, based on the book by John Lahr.  Cinematography by Oliver Stapleton.  Produced … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sid And Nancy

BBB.5 (out of 5) One of the most famous romances in rock history, the relationship between The Sex Pistols’ Sid Vicious and the New York punk scene’s luminary Nancy Spungen … Continue reading

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July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment