My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

A View From The Top (2003)

BRUNO BARRETO Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA, 2003.  Miramax, Brad Grey Pictures, Cohen Productions.  Screenplay by Eric Wald.  Cinematography by Affonso Beato.  Produced by Matthew Baer, Bobby Cohen, … Continue reading

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December 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rich And Famous (1981)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1981.  Jaquet, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Gerald Ayres, based on the play by John Van Druten.  Cinematography by Donald Peterman.  Produced by … Continue reading

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September 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Book Club (2018)

BILL HOLDERMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA, 2018.  Apartment Story, June Pictures.  Screenplay by Bill Holderman, Erin Simms.  Cinematography by Andrew Dunn.  Produced by Andrew Duncan, Bill Holderman, Alex Saks, Erin Simms.  Music by … Continue reading

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June 1, 2018 · 2 Comments

The Meyerowitz Stories (New And Selected) (2017)

NOAH BAUMBACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2017.  Gilded Halfwing, IAC Films, Netflix.   Screenplay by Noah Baumbach.   Cinematography by Robbie Ryan.  Produced by Noah Baumbach, Eli Bush, Scott Rudin, Lila Yacoub.  Music by … Continue reading

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December 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Starting Over (1979)

ALAN J. PAKULA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1979.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by James L. Brooks, based on the novel by Dan Wakefield.  Cinematography by Sven Nykvist.  Produced by James L. Brooks, … Continue reading

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August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Sand Pebbles (1966)

ROBERT WISE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB. USA, 1966.  Robert Wise Productions, Solar Productions, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Robert Anderson, based on the novel by Richard McKenna.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald.  Produced by … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sweet Home Alabama

BB (out of 5) Even those who love a predictable romantic comedy will find this one hopelessly hokey.  Reese Witherspoon is buoyantly charming as a Manhattan fashion designer whose JFK-Jr.-esque boyfriend … Continue reading

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February 4, 2014 · 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

2010 (1984)

PETER HYAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1984.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Peter Hyams, based on the novel by Arthur C. Clarke.  Cinematography by Peter Hyams.  Produced by Peter Hyams.  Music by David Shire.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Sex And The City

BBB (out of 5) It’s been four years since Carrie Bradshaw was rescued in Paris by Mr. Big (who now has a full name), and in that time much has … Continue reading

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October 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Women (2008)

BB.5 (out of 5) Years in development, this Meg Ryan vehicle is a remake of George Cukor’s perennial classic of the same title, based on the play by Clare Booth Luce. … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Carnal Knowledge

BBB.5 (out of 5) The male sexual psyche is given a critical, depressing going over in this brilliantly acted drama by Mike Nichols. Determined not to be too generous to … Continue reading

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July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment