My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Joy (2015)

DAVID O. RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2015.  Fox 2000 Pictures, Annapurna Pictures, Davis Entertainment, 10 by 10 Entertainment, TSG Entertainment.  Story by Annie Mumolo, David O. Russell, Screenplay … Continue reading

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January 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

American Hustle (2013)

DAVID O. RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2013.  Columbia Pictures, Annapurna Pictures, Atlas Entertainment.  Screenplay by Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell.  Cinematography by Linus Sandgren.  Produced by Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon, Charles … Continue reading

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January 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Adaptation.

BBBB (out of 5) For writer Charlie Kaufman, the line between reality and fiction is a blurry, obscure dream that often escapes his grasp; his contribution to Spike Jonze’s latest … Continue reading

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October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spanking The Monkey

BB (out of 5) Jeremy Davies is trying to balance a new, possibly great relationship with trying to find the road to success in his career, all under the dark umbrella of teen … Continue reading

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June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Flirting With Disaster (1996)

DAVID O. RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  USA, 1996.  Miramax.  Screenplay by David O. Russell.  Cinematography by Eric Alan Edwards.  Produced by Dean Silvers.  Music by Stephen Endelman.  Production Design by Kevin Thompson.  Costume Design by … Continue reading

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June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

I Heart Huckabees

BBBB (out of 5) Jason Schwartzman is an environmental activist who wonders if his efforts to save a marshland from a big Wal-Martish superstore are really making a difference to … Continue reading

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June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Fighter (2010)

DAVID O. RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  USA, 2010.  Closest To The Hole Productions, Fighter, Mandeville Films, The Park Entertainment, Relativity Media, The Weinstein Company.  Story by Paul Tamasy, Eric Johnson, … Continue reading

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June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Three Kings

BBBB.5 (out of 5) What at first seems like a boorish action movie about heroes in the Gulf War turns out to be a thoughtful and haunting meditation on the … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Silver Linings Playbook

BBBB (out of 5) Bradley Cooper, in his finest performance yet, is released from a mental institution on the signature of his mother (Jacki Weaver), despite the fact that she … Continue reading

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May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment