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

The Other Woman (2014)

NICK CASSAVETES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2014.  Twentieth Century Fox, LBI Productions.  Screenplay by Melissa Stack.  Cinematography by Robert Fraisse.  Produced by Julie Yorn.  Music by Aaron Zigman.  Production Design by Dan Davis.  Costume Design by … Continue reading

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May 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Thousand Acres (1997)

JOCELYN MOORHOUSE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1997.  Touchstone Pictures, Propaganda Films, Via Rosa Productions, Prairie Films, Beacon Pictures.  Screenplay by Laura Jones, based on the novel by Jane Smiley. … Continue reading

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December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

How To Deal

BB (out of 5) Mandy Moore is a teenager who has the difficult task of having to witness her parents’ divorce. Her father (Peter Gallagher) is not dealing with his mid-life … Continue reading

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October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

In Her Shoes

BBBB (out of 5) Toni Collette is a successful lawyer whose orderly life is periodically disrupted by her aimless but highly glamorous, boy-crazy sister (Cameron Diaz) in this absorbing film … Continue reading

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September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Deep End Of The Ocean

BB.5 (out of 5) Based on the bestseller (and Oprah Book the Month selection) by Jacquelyn Mitchard, this film is so adequate and appropriate in all the right spots that … Continue reading

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September 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lucky Numbers

B (out of 5) Truly awful Nora Ephron comedy about a financially troubled weather man (John Travolta) who decides along with his slutty, foul-mouthed girlfriend (Lisa Kudrow) to fix the … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

You’ve Got Mail

BBB.5 (out of 5) Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan reunite with their Sleepless In Seattle director Nora Ephron in a remake of The Shop Around The Corner (which was also remade in … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beautiful Girls

BB.5 (out of 5) A giant cast of appealing actors do a lot for this odd but enjoyable film. Timothy Hutton returns to his hometown for the first time in … Continue reading

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July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Ref

BBBB (out of 5) Hysterical comedy that features excellent performances from a great cast. Directed by Ted Demme (Jonathan’s nephew), it stars Denis Leary as a house burglar who breaks … Continue reading

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July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment