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Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Upside (2017)

NEIL BURGER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2017.  Escape Artists, Lantern Entertainment.  Screenplay by Jon Hartmere, based on the motion picture Intouchables by Éric Toledano and Olivier Nakache.  … Continue reading

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September 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Isle of Dogs (2018)

WES ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA/Germany, 2018.  American Empirical Pictures, Indian Paintbrush, Studio Babelsberg, Twentieth Century Fox Animation.  Story by Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, Kunichi Nomura, Screenplay by Wes … Continue reading

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April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Trumbo (2015)

JAY ROACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2015.  Bleecker Street Films, ShivHans Pictures, Groundswell Productions.  Screenplay by John McNamara, based on the book Dalton Trumbo by Bruce Cook.  Cinematography by Jim Denault.  Produced … Continue reading

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December 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Larry Crowne (2011)

TOM HANKS Bil’s rating (out of 5):   0.5.  USA, 2011.  Universal Pictures, Vendome Pictures, StudioCanal, Playtone Productions, Summit Entertainment.  Screenplay by Tom Hanks, Nia Vardalos.  Cinematography by Philippe Rousselot.  Produced by Gary Goetzman, Tom Hanks.  Music by … Continue reading

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May 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Godzilla (2014)

GARETH EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/Japan, 2014.  Warner Bros., Legendary Entertainment, Disruption Entertainment, Dune Entertainment, Toho Company.  Story by David Callaham, Screenplay by Max Borenstein.  Cinematography by Seamus McGarvey.  Produced by Jon Jashni, … Continue reading

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May 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Drive (2011)

NICOLAS WINDING REFN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2011.  FilmDistrict, Bold Films, MWM, Marc Platt Productions, Motel Movies.  Screenplay by Hossein Amini, based on the book by James Sallis.  Cinematography by Newton … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 1998.  DreamWorks, Paramount Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Mutual Film Company.  Screenplay by Robert Rodat.  Cinematography by Janusz Kaminski.  Produced by Ian Bryce, Mark Gordon, Gary Levinsohn, Steven … Continue reading

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September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

That Thing You Do!

BBBB (out of 5) Tom Hanks makes a notable directorial debut with this brilliantly edited, perfectly cast musical comedy. The story centres around a group of four friends in the … Continue reading

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September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Lincoln Lawyer

BBBB (out of 5) Matthew McConaughey puts his slimy charms to great use in this solid legal thriller with a wonderful twist on an old story: what happens when a lawyer … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Contagion (2011)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/United Arab Emirates, 2011.  Warner Bros., Participant Media, Imagenation Abu Dhabi FZ, Double Feature Films, Digital Image Associates, Regency Enterprises.  Screenplay by Scott Z. Burns.  Cinematography by Steven … Continue reading

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July 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Amazon Women On The Moon (1987)

JOE DANTE, CARL GOTTLIEB, PETER HORTON, JOHN LANDIS, ROBERT K. WEISS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1987.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland.  Cinematography by Daniel Pearl.  Produced by Robert K. … Continue reading

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July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

John Carter

B (out of 5) A film that is truly as terrible as you have heard it is. The industry watched in horror as a $250 million dollar blockbuster sank from … Continue reading

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June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment