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Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood (2019)

MARIELLE HELLER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  China/USA, 2019.  Big Beach Films, Tencent Pictures, TriStar Pictures.  Screenplay by Micah Fitzerman-Blue, Noah Harpster.  Cinematography by Jody Lee Lipes.  Produced by … Continue reading

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November 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)

MARIELLE HELLER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  USA, 2018.  Archer Gray, Fox Searchlight Pictures.  Screenplay by Nicole Holofcener, Jeff Whitty. Cinematography by Brandon Trost.  Produced by Anne Carey, Amy Nauiokas, David Yarnell.   Music … Continue reading

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December 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Adventureland

BB.5 (out of 5) After his parents reveal to him that they’ve suffered a financial loss thanks to his father’s having been demoted at work, Jesse Eisenberg is devastated to … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Daytrippers

BBBB (out of 5) Droll New York comedy about happy housewife Hope Davis, who sees husband Stanley Tucci off to work one morning and accidentally finds a love letter that he … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maria Full Of Grace

BBBB.5 (out of 5) To watch this skillfully made drama about the drug trade in Colombia, you would assume it was made by an experienced filmmaker who has lived in … Continue reading

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November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Margaret (2011)

KENNETH LONERGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2011.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Gilbert Films, Mirage Enterprises, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Kenneth Lonergan.  Cinematography by Ryszard Lenczewski.  Produced by Gary Gilbert, Sydney … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

You Can Count On Me

BBBBB (out of 5) One of the most accomplished films of the year is this very fine tribute to the complexities of family relationships. Laura Linney couldn’t be better as Sammy, … Continue reading

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June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Thanks For Sharing

BBB.5 (out of 5) Shame presented sexually compulsive behavior as the background upon which director Steve McQueen could render all his own personal feelings of the titular anguish without the … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment