My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Wide Awake

BB (out of 5) M. Night Shyamalan preceded his mega-successful thriller The Sixth Sense with this tender little tale about a precocious young school boy who cannot get over the loss … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Young Adult

BBBB (out of 5) Mavis Gary (Charlize Theron) lives the truly glamorous life: she has random sex on first dates, passes out fully dressed and drunk on her bed every … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Synecdoche, New York (2008)

CHARLIE KAUFMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2008.  Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Likely Story, Projective Testing Service, Russia.  Screenplay by Charlie Kaufman.  Cinematography by Frederick Elmes.  Produced by Anthony Bregman, Spike Jonze, Charlie Kaufman, Sidney … Continue reading

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October 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Please Give

BBBB (out of 5) Nicole Holocener returns with yet another compelling examination of complicated women. Rebecca Hall is excellent as a health care worker who takes care of her mean, cantankerous … Continue reading

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October 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Twelve Monkeys

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Based on Chris Marker’s terrifying experimental short film La Jetee, the deliciously weird narrative of this film follows Bruce Willis as he travels back in time from … Continue reading

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August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hope Springs

B.5 (out of 5) The reunion of Meryl Streep with her Devil Wears Prada director would be expected to result in nothing but perfection, but everything fizzles with this completely … Continue reading

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July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Philadelphia (1993)

JONATHAN DEMME Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1993.  TriStar Pictures, Clinica Estetico.  Screenplay by Ron Nyswaner.  Cinematography by Tak Fujimoto.  Produced by Jonathan Demme, Edward Saxon.  Music by Howard Shore.  Production Design by Kristi Zea.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mona Lisa Smile

BB.5 (out of 5) It is 1953 and Julia Roberts is a liberated California university fine arts professor who gets a coveted position teaching students at a snooty, all-female college on … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment