My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Ford v Ferrari (2019)

JAMES MANGOLD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  USA/France, 2019.  Chernin Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Jason Keller.  Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by Peter … Continue reading

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November 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Brothers

BB (out of 5) Remake of the Danish film by Susanne Bier is hampered by a dull script and painfully inappropriate casting. Siblings Jake Gyllenhaal and Tobey Maguire are complete opposites in … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

3:10 To Yuma (2007)

JAMES MANGOLD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2007.  Lionsgate, Tree Line Film, Relativity Media, Yuma.  Screenplay by Halsted Welles, Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, based on the short story by Elmore … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

21 Grams

BBBB.5 (out of 5) This is a powerful tale of love lost and souls redeemed that, like Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s previous feature Amores Perros has complete strangers linked by a … Continue reading

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October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

In The Valley Of Elah

BBB.5 (out of 5) Ex-army sergeant Tommy Lee Jones gets a phone call informing him that his son, just returned from service in Iraq, has disappeared from his army base and … Continue reading

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September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Missing

BBB (out of 5) At the beginning of Ron Howard’s western, Cate Blanchett plays a “healer” (unlicensed doctor) and rancher whose long-absent father (Tommy Lee Jones) visits her years after having … Continue reading

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September 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Fright Night (2011)

CRAIG GILLESPIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2011.  DreamWorks, Reliance Entertainment, Michael De Luca Productions, Gaeta / Rosenzweig Films.  Story by Tom Holland, Screenplay by Marti Noxon, based on the film by … Continue reading

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August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

North Country

BBB (out of 5) Charlize Theron stars in this true story about a woman who fought and won the first class-action sexual harassment suit against a major American company. An … Continue reading

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June 15, 2013 · Leave a comment