My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Irishman (2019)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  USA, 2019.  Fábrica de Cine, STX Entertainment, Sikelia Productions, Tribeca Productions.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the book by Charles Brandt.  … Continue reading

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November 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Once Upon a Time In…Hollywood (2019)

QUENTIN TARANTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  USA/United Kingdom/China, 2019.  Bona Film Group, Heyday Films, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Visiona Romantica.  Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino.  Cinematography by Robert Richardson.  Produced … Continue reading

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August 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Devil’s Advocate (1997)

TAYLOR HACKFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5.  USA/Germany, 1997.  Warner Bros., Regency Enterprises, Kopelson Entertainment, Taurus Film, Monarchy Enterprises B.V..  Screenplay by Jonathan Lemkin, Tony Gilroy, based on the novel by Andrew … Continue reading

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January 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Danny Collins (2015)

DAN FOGELMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2015.  Big Indie Pictures, ShivHans Pictures.  Screenplay by Dan Fogelman.  Cinematography by Steve Yedlin.  Produced by Nimitt Mankad, Jessie Nelson.  Music by Ryan Adams, Theodore Shapiro.  Production … Continue reading

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January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Humbling (2014)

BARRY LEVINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2014.  Ambi Pictures, Hammerton Productions, Stonelock Pictures.  Screenplay by Buck Henry, Michal Zebede, based on the novel by Philip Roth.  Cinematography by Adam Jandrup.  Produced by Barry Levinson, … Continue reading

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January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment


BBBB (out of 5) Two top-notch performances are the biggest draw to this odd but satisfying drama. Gene Hackman has just been released from prison and is planning to go to … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Merchant Of Venice

BBBB (out of 5) In sixteenth century Venice, the city’s rampant anti-Semitism has its own racism bite back when a Jewish moneylender (Al Pacino) looks to be repaid for the … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Insomnia (2002)

CHRISTOPHER NOLAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Canada, 2002.  Alcon Entertainment, Witt/Thomas Productions, Section Eight, Insomnia Productions, Summit Entertainment.  Screenplay by Hillary Seitz, based on the 1997 screenplay by Nikolaj Frobenius, Erik Skjoldbjaerg.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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November 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Frankie And Johnny

BBBB (out of 5) This enjoyable drama is based on Terrence McNally’s play Frankie and Johnny In The Claire De Lune, about an overworked diner waitress (Michelle Pfeiffer) who is … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Heat (1995)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1995.  Warner Bros., Regency Enterprises, Forward Pass, Art Linson Productions, Monarchy Enterprises B.V..  Screenplay by Michael Mann.  Cinematography by Dante Spinotti.  Produced by Art Linson, Michael … Continue reading

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November 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

Madonna: Truth Or Dare

BBBB.5 (out of 5) This fascinating documentary takes you behind the scenes of pop icon Madonna‘s 1990 Blond Ambition tour:  her dancers are interviewed, her family is examined, and the … Continue reading

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October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cruising (1980)

WILLIAM FRIEDKIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/West Germany, 1980.  CiP – Europaische Treuhand AG, Lorimar Film Entertainment.  Screenplay by William Friedkin, based on the novel by Gerald Walker.  Cinematography by James … Continue reading

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July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment