My Old Addiction

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

Begin Again (Can A Song Save Your Life) (2013)

JOHN CARNEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2013.  Exclusive Media Group, Sycamore Pictures, Apatow Productions, Likely Story.  Screenplay by John Carney.  Cinematography by Yaron Orbach.  Produced by Judd Apatow, Tobin Armbrust, Anthony Bregman.  Music by … Continue reading

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May 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Love Is Strange (2014)

IRA SACHS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/France, 2014.  Parts and Labor, Faliro House Productions, Film50, Mutressa Movies, RT Features.  Screenplay by Ira Sachs, Mauricio Zacharias.  Cinematography by Christos Voudouris.  Produced by Lucas Joaquin, … Continue reading

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October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Illuminata (1998)

JOHN TURTURRO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Spain/USA/Japan, 1998.  CDI, GreeneStreet Films, JVC Entertainment Networks, Overseas FilmGroup, Sogepaq.  Screenplay by Brandon Cole, John Turturro, based on the play by Brandon Cole.  Cinematography by Harris Savides.  Produced … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Namesake

BBB.5 (out of 5) Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri’s novel is brought to the big screen by director Mira Nair with wonderfully sentimental results. A Bengali man who has been … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Monsoon Wedding

BBBBB (out of 5) Bollywood splendour finally gets its showcase in the western world with Mira Nair’s exquisite film. Essentially it takes place in the days before a big family … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Life Of Pi

BBB (out of 5) Ang Lee transfers Yann Martel’s bestselling novel to the big screen with gorgeous and superficial results. A Canadian journalist (Rafe Spall) goes to the Montreal home … Continue reading

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May 26, 2013 · Leave a comment