My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Pain And Glory (Dolor y Gloria) (2019)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  Spain, 2019.  Canal+, Cine@, El Deseo, El Primer Deseo, Gobierno de España, Radio Televisión Española.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Jose … Continue reading

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November 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Laundromat (2019)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 2019.  Anonymous Content, Grey Matter Productions, Netflix, Topic Studios.  Screenplay by Scott Z. Burns, based on the book Secrecy World: Inside … Continue reading

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October 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Expendables 3 (2014)

PATRICK HUGHES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA/France/Bulgaria, 2014.  Lionsgate, Millennium Films, Nu Image Entertainment GmbH, Davis Films, Ex3 Productions, Fipex Holding.  Story by Sylvester Stallone, Screenplay by Sylvester Stallone, Creighton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt, … Continue reading

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September 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Puss In Boots (2011)

CHRIS MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2011.  DreamWorks Animation.  Story by Brian Lynch, William Davies, Tom Wheeler, Screenplay by Tom Wheeler, based on a character created by Charles Perrault.  Produced by Joe M. Aguilar, … Continue reading

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March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Two Much (1996)

FERNANDO TRUEBA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Spain/USA, 1996.  Fernando Trueba Producciones Cinematográficas, Interscope Communications, Lolafilms, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Sociedad General de Televisión, Touchstone Pictures.  Screenplay by Fernando Trueba, David Trueba, … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Frida (2002)

JULIE TAYMOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA/Canada/Mexico, 2002.  Handprint Entertainment, Lions Gate Films, Miramax, Ventanarosa Productions.  Screenplay by Clancy Sigal, Diane Lake, Gregory Nava, Anna Thomas, based on the … Continue reading

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February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Once Upon A Time In Mexico

BB.5 (out of 5) The events of Desperado have now been followed up by a grandly filmed sequel, with Antonio Banderas returning as the guitar-slinging gunman and Salma Hayek making … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spy Kids 2: Island Of Lost Dreams

BBB.5 (out of 5) In this delightful sequel to the equally fun original, little spies Carmen and Juni find themselves trapped on an island with a mad scientist who may … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spy Kids

BBB.5 (out of 5) Parents will undoubtedly approve of this extremely enjoyable kids’ romp that features no excessive violence, foul language or scary scenes. Newcomers Alexa Vega and Daryl Sabara … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Desperado

BBB.5 (out of 5) Director Robert Rodriguez virtually remade his debut independent film El Mariachi when its success allowed him a genuine budget to work with. Antonio Banderas is the … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Body

BBB.5 (out of 5) Clever, involving thriller that raises many questions and deals with them a bit too patly, but not overly so.  Antonio Banderas plays an El Salvadorean Catholic priest … Continue reading

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November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

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