My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Despicable Me 2 (2013)

PIERRE COFFIN, CHRIS RENAUD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA/France/Japan, 2013.  Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment.  Screenplay by Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio.  Produced by Janet Healy, Christopher Meledandri.  Music by … Continue reading

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June 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Coco (2017)

LEE UNKRICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2017.  Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios.  Story by Lee Unkrich, Jason Katz, Matthew Aldrich, Adrian Molina, Screenplay by Adrian Molina, Matthew Aldrich.  Cinematography by Matt … Continue reading

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January 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Doctor Strange (2016)

SCOTT DERRICKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2016.  Marvel Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Jon Spaihts, Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill, based on the Marvel comics by Steve Ditko.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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November 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Catwoman

BB.5 (out of 5) All hail Pussy Power! This movie is tacky and way too mired in cheesy modern action movie cliches, not to mention it has an incredibly bland … Continue reading

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December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Miss Congeniality

BBBB (out of 5) Sandra Bullock makes a decent comedy look like a million bucks with her exceptionally appealing personality. She plays the rough-around-the-edges FBI agent who is assigned the … Continue reading

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December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Clear And Present Danger (1994)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1994.  Mace Neufeld Productions, Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Donald Stewart, Steven Zaillian, John Milius, based on the novel by Tom Clancy.  Cinematography by Donald McAlpine.  Produced … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Thumbsucker (2005)

MIKE MILLS Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA, 2005.  Bob Yari Productions, This Is That Productions, Cinema-Go-Go, Bull’s Eye Entertainment.  Screenplay by Mike Mills, based on the novel by Walter … Continue reading

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November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs (2009)

PHIL LORD, CHRISTOPHER MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2009.  Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation.  Screenplay by Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, additional screenplay material by Rob Greenberg, based on the book … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Woodsman

BBB (out of 5) Kevin Bacon‘s deep,-under-the-skin performance is the best thing about this strangely disaffecting drama. He plays a convicted child molester who is released on parole into a … Continue reading

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October 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2

BBB (out of 5) His unpronounceable invention created weather that rained hot dogs and hamburgers from the sky, but in the sequel his home island has gone full-on Lost World … Continue reading

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October 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Red Planet

B (out of 5) Humdrum space adventure that makes the other Mars movie of its year, Mission To Mars, seem like Shakespeare. Val Kilmer leads an impressive but wasted cast … Continue reading

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October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Next Best Thing (2000)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2000.  Lakeshore Entertainment, Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Tom Ropelewski.  Cinematography by Elliot Davis.  Produced by Leslie Dixon, Linne Radmin, Tom Rosenberg.  Music by Gabriel Yared.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment