My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Beaufort (2007)

JOSEPH CEDAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Israel, 2007.  United King Films, Metro Communications, Movie Plus, The Yehoshua Rabinowits Foundation, Cinema Project, Keshet Broadcasting, Yes-DBD Satellite Services, CDI, Cinema Factory Production … Continue reading

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March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)

GORE VERBINSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2007.  Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Second Mate Productions.  Screenplay by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, based on characters created by Ted Elliott, Terry … Continue reading

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February 15, 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

August Rush

B Painfully melodramatic bullshit about a little boy (Freddie Highmore) who is the love child of a rock musician (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) and a classical cellist (Keri Russell) and is … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Counterfeiters (Die Falscher)

BBBB (out of 5) Despite getting quite a lot of mileage out of being the world’s greatest known counterfeiter, Salomon Sorowitsch has the chips stacked against him considering he’s a … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Operation Homecoming: Writing The Wartime Experience

BBBB.5 (out of 5) The power of literature to deal with the devastation of war is directly applied to those who experience battle in this incredibly powerful documentary. Soldiers emerging … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Norbit

0 (out of 5) Eddie Murphy has had a few dogs in his highly successful career, but it’s still surprising to think that this piece of garbage could involve him. Teaming … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Juno

BBB.5 (out of 5) Sixteen year-old wiseass Juno (Ellen Page) has curiousity-driven sex with her boyfriend (Michael Cera) and finds herself knocked up.  Without the slightest hesitation she seeks out … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Away From Her

BBBB (out of 5) Actress Sarah Polley makes her directorial debut with this poignant adaptation of Alice Munro’s story The Bear Came Over The Mountain.  Gordon Pinsent and Julie Christie play a … Continue reading

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December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Into The Wild

BBBB (out of 5) Heartbreaking examination of the true story of Chris McCandless, a college graduate from a well-to-do family who decides to drop it all and head for the … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sicko

BBBB (out of 5) Documentarian and loveable rabble-rouser Michael Moore delves into the All American Dream once again for this wholly absorbing film on the state of the nation’s health … Continue reading

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December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

12

BBBB.5 (out of 5) A marvelous experience even if you are completely unfamiliar with Reginald Rose’s original teleplay or film adaptation of 12 Angry Men, enriched by seeing what happens … Continue reading

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November 26, 2013 · 1 Comment