My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Disaster Artist (2017)

JAMES FRANCO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2017.  Good Universe, New Line Cinema, Point Grey Pictures, RabbitBandini Productions, Ramona Films, RatPac-Dune Entertainment.  Screenplay by Scott Neudstadter, Michael H. Weber, based on the … Continue reading

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December 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Other People (2016)

CHRIS KELLY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2016.  Park Pictures, Gettin’ Rad Productions.  Screenplay by Chris Kelly.  Cinematography by Brian Burgoyne.  Produced by Sam Bisbee, Adam Scott, Naomi Scott.  Music by Julian Wass.  Production Design by Tracy … Continue reading

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February 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Black Mass (2015)

SCOTT COOPER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2015.  Cross Creek Pictures, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Le Grisbi Productions, Head Gear Films, Vendian Entertainment.  Screenplay by Mark Mallouk, Jez Butterworth, based on … Continue reading

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April 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Friends With Kids (2011)

JENNIFER WESTFELDT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2011.  Red Granite Pictures, Points West Pictures, Locomotive.  Screenplay by Jennifer Westfeldt.  Cinematography by William Rexer.  Produced by Joshua Astrachan, Riza Aziz, Jon Hamm, Jake Kasdan, Joey McFarland, … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art School Confidential (2006)

TERRY ZWIGOFF Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2006.  United Artists, Sony Pictures Classics, Mr. Mudd.  Screenplay by Daniel Clowes, based on his comic story.  Cinematography by Jamie Anderson.  Produced by Lianne Halfon, John Malkovich, … Continue reading

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February 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Matador

B.5 (out of 5) Great characters and strong performances are wasted by lame direction in this gross misfire. While visiting Mexico to secure an important business deal and get his … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Our Idiot Brother

BBB.5 (out of 5) Paul Rudd plays a good-hearted, almost simple-minded hippie whose pure faith in human nature finds him selling weed to a cop and getting himself thrown into prison … Continue reading

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December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment


BB.5 (out of 5) Romance blooms between a dog-walker/office temp (Jennifer Lopez) and a successful doctor (Michael Vartan), with things moving at a steady pace until a giant bump in … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

High Crimes

BB.5 (out of 5) Disappointing courtroom thriller has an excellent Ashley Judd capitalizing on her success two years earlier in Double Jeopardy.  She plays a successful attorney married to a really … Continue reading

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July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Star Trek: First Contact

BBBBB (out of 5) The best Star Trek film adventure yet is this visually stunning masterpiece by first-time director and long-time cast member Jonathan Frakes.  Patrick Stewart continues to play Captain … Continue reading

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July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Guilt Trip (2012)

ANNE FLETCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2012.  Paramount Pictures, Skydance Media, Michaels-Goldwyn, Broadway Video.  Screenplay by Dan Fogelman.  Cinematography by Oliver Stapleton.  Produced by Evan Goldberg, John Goldwyn, Lorne Michaels.  Music by Christophe Beck.  Production … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Aviator (2004)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA/Germany, 2004.  Forward Pass, Appian Way, Initial Entertainment Group, Warner Bros., Miramax.  Screenplay by John Logan.  Cinematography by Robert Richardson.  Produced by Sandy Climan, Matthias Deyle, Charles Evans … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment