My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

MARTIN McDONAGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2017.  Blueprint Pictures.  Screenplay by Martin McDonagh.  Cinematography by Ben Davis.  Produced by Graham Broadbent, Peter Czernin, Martin McDonagh. Music by Carter Burwell.  Production Design by Inbal Weinberg.  Costume … Continue reading

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December 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014)

MATT REEVES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2014.  Chernin Entertainment, Ingenious Media, Soho VFX, TSG Entertainment.  Screenplay by Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, based on characters created by Rick Jaffa, Amanda … Continue reading

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July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

12 Years A Slave (2013)

STEVE McQUEEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2013.  Regency Enterprises, River Road Entertainment, Plan B Entertainment, New Regency Pictures, Film4, Summit Entertainment.  Screenplay by John Ridley, based on the … Continue reading

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December 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

3:10 To Yuma (2007)

JAMES MANGOLD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2007.  Lionsgate, Tree Line Film, Relativity Media, Yuma.  Screenplay by Halsted Welles, Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, based on the short story by Elmore … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Killing Them Softly

BB (out of 5) An action film that subverts expectations by focusing on the inability to commit actions is a tempting prospect; when it comes from the filmmaker who inverted … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries

BBBBB (out of 5) Engrossing drama is Merchant Ivory’s best film since The Remains of the Day. Based on the autobiographical novel by Kaylie Jones, it encapsulates her teenage life … Continue reading

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June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Django Unchained (2012)

QUENTIN TARANTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2012.  The Weinstein Company, Columbia Pictures.  Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino.  Cinematography by Robert Richardson.  Produced by Reginald Hudlin, Pilar Savone, Stacey Sher.  Production Design by J. … Continue reading

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May 26, 2013 · Leave a comment