My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese (2019)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2019.  Grey Water Park Productions, Sikelia Productions.  Cinematography by Howard Alk, Paul Goldsmith, Ellen Kuras, David Myers.  Produced by Margaret Bodde, … Continue reading

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November 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Transamerica

BBBB (out of 5) Felicity Huffman plays a pre-operative transsexual who learns a week before her operation that she has a teenaged son (Kevin Zegers). She tries to avoid meeting him, … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Miss Firecracker

BBBB (out of 5) Holly Hunter makes you care deeply about her success in a local beauty pageant when watching this adaptation of Beth Henley’s play, even if you’re someone for … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tumbleweeds (1999)

GAVIN O’CONNOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1999.  Spanky Pictures, Solaris, River One Films.  Story by Angela Shelton, Screenplay by Gavin O’Connor, Angela Shelton.  Cinematography by Dan Stoloff.  Produced by Greg O’Connor.  Music by … Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Divine Secrets Of The Ya-Ya Sisterhood

BBB (out of 5) Academy Award-winning screenwriter Callie Khouri (Thelma and Louise, Something To Talk About) once again explores the inner geography of Southern women in her adaptation of the … Continue reading

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October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Then She Found Me

BB.5 (out of 5) Helen Hunt is almost forty, a schoolteacher, and very anxious to have a baby. Having been raised in a family where she was the adopted sibling next … Continue reading

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October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Songcatcher

BBBB (out of 5) Fascinating story directed by Maggie Greenwald (The Ballad of Little Jo) about a tight-laced musicologist (Janet McTeer) in the early twentieth century who is tired of … Continue reading

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September 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Apostle

BBBB (out of 5) Powerful film about religious fanaticism that focuses on Robert Duvall (who also wrote and directed) as a rousing Southern Baptist preacher who avoids bettering his own life … Continue reading

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July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Heaven’s Gate

B.5 (out of 5) Bleeding heart sentimentality has led many critics to hail this as a misunderstood masterpiece in recent years, but the truth is (and yes, I know better … Continue reading

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June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stephanie Daley

BBBB (out of 5) Tilda Swinton plays a forensic psychologist who is assigned the arduous task of assessing the mental competency of a teenager (Amber Tamblyn) on trial for the … Continue reading

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June 9, 2013 · Leave a comment