My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Bel Ami (2012)

DECLAN DONNELLAN, NICK ORMEROD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  United Kingdom/Italy, 2012.  Redwave Films, 19 Entertainment, Protagonist Pictures, Rai Cinema.  Screenplay by Rachel Bennette, based on the novel by Guy de Maupassant.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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September 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Speed Racer (2008)

LILLY WACHOWSKI, LANA WACHOWSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/Australia/Germany, 2008.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, Silver Pictures, Anarchos Productions, Velocity Productions, Studio Babelsberg.  Screenplay by Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski, based … Continue reading

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June 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mothers and Daughters (2016)

PAUL DUDDRIDGE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2016.  Siempre Viva Productions, Aloe Entertainment, Future Proof Films, TV4 Entertainment.  Screenplay by Paul Duddridge, based on a concept by Paul Duddridge.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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May 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pecker (1998)

JOHN WATERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1998.  Polar Entertainment.  Screenplay by John Waters.  Cinematography by Robert M. Stevens.  Produced by John Fiedler, Mark Tarlov.  Music by Stewart Copeland.  Production Design by Vincent Perani.  Costume Design by … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Bless The Child (2000)

CHUCK RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA/Germany, 2000.  Paramount Pictures, Icon Entertainment International, Munich Film Partners & Company, BTC Productions.  Screenplay by Thomas Rickman, Clifford Green, Ellen Green, based on the novel by Cathy … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Opposite Of Sex

BBBB (out of 5) Don Roos’ excellent directorial debut, a healthy mix of searing comedy, strong drama and even some genuinely touching moments. Christina Ricci rips into her role of … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · 1 Comment


BB.5 (out of 5) Thanks to a curse placed upon her family centuries earlier when an ancestor impregnated and then abandoned a servant girl, young Penelope (Christina Ricci) is born … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Addams Family

BBB.5 (out of 5) Of the many retro television shows that have made it to the big screen, this comedy and its superior sequel are among the very best (only … Continue reading

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November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Addams Family Values

BBBB (out of 5) In this superior sequel to the 1991 comedy, the kooky, creepy Addams family find themselves welcoming a new addition to their family: a baby boy! Now … Continue reading

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October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Monster (2003)

PATTY JENKINS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/Germany, 2003.  Media 8 Entertainment, Newmarket Films, DEJ Productions, K/W Productions, Denver and Delilah Productions, VIP 2 Medienfonds, MDP Worldwide.  Screenplay by Patty Jenkins.  Cinematography by Steven Bernstein.  Produced … Continue reading

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October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bastard Out Of Carolina

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Anjelica Huston makes an incredible debut as director with this riveting drama. Based on Dorothy Allison’s novel, it concerns the harrowing experiences of a little girl … Continue reading

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September 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Now And Then

BBB (out of 5) Four friends who experienced their coming-of-age together are reunited for the first time in many years to recount their adventures after one of them announces she … Continue reading

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August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment