My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Ice Age: The Meltdown

BBB.5 (out of 5) Your favourite prehistoric pals Manny, Sid and Diego are back at it again in this beautifully animated, slightly superior sequel to the 2001 hit film. Mammoth … Continue reading

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January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (2012)

CHRIS RENAUD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2012.  Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment.  Screenplay by Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, based on the book by Dr. Seuss.  Produced by Janet Healy, Christopher Meledandri.  Music … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Akira

BBBB (out of 5) Milestone in Japanese animation features a convoluted story played against beautifully painted backdrops. After a bike gang are exposed to a secret government project known only … Continue reading

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December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

RICH MOORE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2012.  Walt Disney Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by Rich Moore, Phil Johnston, Jim Reardon, Screenplay by Phil Johnston, Jennifer Lee, additional … Continue reading

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December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spirited Away (Sen To Chihiro No Kamikakushi) (2001)

HAYAO MIYAZAKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Japan, 2001.  Tokuma Shoten, Studio Ghibli, Nippon Television Network, Dentsu, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Tohokushinsha Film Corporation, Mitsubishi.  Screenplay by Hayao Miyazaki.  Cinematography by Atsushi … Continue reading

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November 23, 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

Tangled (2010)

NATHAN GRENO, BYRON HOWARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2010.  Walt Disney Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Dan Fogelman, additional story by Dean Wellins, based on the fairy … Continue reading

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September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Total Recall (1990)

PAUL VERHOEVEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1990.  Carolco Pictures.  Screen story by Ronald Shusett, Dan O’Bannon, Jon Povill, Screenplay by Ronald Shusett, Dan O’Bannon, Gary Goldman, based on the short … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Problem Child

BB (out of 5) When a happily married couple learn that they can’t have kids, they decide to adopt one instead. After visiting a local orphanage, a worn-out nun decides … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quest For Camelot (The Magic Sword)

0 (out of 5) Painfully awful, this is probably the worst big-budget animated feature ever made. It features, for your enjoyment, bad voice acting, lame animation (sometimes the characters lag, … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Up (2009)

PETE DOCTER, BOB PETERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2009.  Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by Pete Docter, Bob Peterson, Tom McCarthy, Screenplay by Bob Peterson, Pete Docter.  Produced by … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Monsters, Inc. (2001)

PETE DOCTER, DAVID SILVERMAN, LEE UNKRICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2001.  Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by Pete Docter, Jill Culton,  Jeff Pidgeon, Ralph Eggleston, Screenplay by Andrew Stanton, Daniel … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment