My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Beguiled (2017)

SOFIA COPPOLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2017.  American Zoetrope, FR Productions.  Screenplay by Sofia Coppola, based on the screenplay by Albert Maltz, Irene Kamp, and the novel by Thomas Cullinan.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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July 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Paris Can Wait (2016)

ELEANOR COPPOLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2016.  Lifetime Films, American Zoetrope, Corner Piece Capital, Protagonist Pictures, Tohokushinsha Film Corporation, A+E Studios.  Screenplay by Eleanor Coppola.  Cinematography by Crystal Fournier.  Produced by Eleanor Coppola, … Continue reading

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June 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Twixt (2011)

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA 2011.  American Zoetrope.  Screenplay by Francis Ford Coppola.  Cinematography by Mihai Malaimaire Jr..  Produced by Francis Ford Coppola.  Music by Dan Deacon, Osvaldo Golijov. Production Design by Jimmy … Continue reading

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April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Buddy

BBBB (out of 5) Gertrude Davies Lintz (Rene Russo), upon whose autobiography Animals Are My Hobby this beautiful family film is based, is a rich east coast socialite who has … Continue reading

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February 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jeepers Creepers

BB.5 (out of 5) A brother and sister are traveling down a deserted highway towards holiday dinner with the folks when they are nearly pushed off the road by a … Continue reading

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January 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

My Family (Mi Familia)

BB.5 (out of 5) Multiple generations of a Latino-American family in California are narrated in this middling saga by Gregory Nava (El Norte). Edward James Olmos is the standout in the … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Don Juan DeMarco

BB.5 (out of 5) Johnny Depp stars as a young man who insists he is the famed lover who woos women and makes their dreams come true. Marlon Brando plays the psychiatrist … Continue reading

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November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

On The Road

BBB (out of 5) At long last, after decades of false starts and development hell, Francis Ford Coppola’s dream of bringing Jack Kerouac’s milestone novel to the big screen has … Continue reading

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September 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

No Such Thing (2001)

HAL HARTLEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Iceland/USA, 2001.  American Zoetrope, Icelandic Film, True Fiction Pictures.  Screenplay by Hal Hartley.  Cinematography by Michael Spiller.  Produced by Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Hal Hartley, Cecilia Kate … Continue reading

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September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

THX 1138

BBB.5 (out of 5) Stunningly photographed feature film debut by George Lucas, remade from his own student film short and executive produced by Francis Ford Coppola. Robert Duvall plays a labourer … Continue reading

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August 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Good Shepherd

BB (out of 5) Talky, boring, ridiculously long political drama, director Robert De Niro’s three hour epic on the creation of the CIA labours under the monotony of quiet conversations. … Continue reading

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July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bling Ring (2013)

SOFIA COPPOLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/United Kingdom/France/ Germany/Japan, 2013.  American Zoetrope, FilmNation Entertainment, NALA Films, Pathe Distribution, StudioCanal, TOBIS Film, Tohokushinsha Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Sofia Coppola, based on the Vanity … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · 1 Comment