My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Molly’s Game (2017)

AARON SORKIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  China/USA, 2017.  STX Entertainment, Huayi Brothers Pictures, The Mark Gordon Company, Pascal Pictures, Entertainment One.  Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin, based on the book by Molly Bloom.  Cinematography by Charlotte … Continue reading

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February 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

SAM TAYLOR-JOHNSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2015.  Focus Features, Michael De Luca Productions, Trigger Street Productions.  Screenplay by Kelly Marcel, based on the novel by E.L. James.  Cinematography by Seamus McGarvey.  Produced by … Continue reading

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June 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

La La Land (2016)

DAMIEN CHAZELLE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2016.  Summit Entertainment, Black Label Media, TIK Films, Impostor Pictures, Gilbert Films, Marc Platt Productions.  Screenplay by Damien Chazelle.  Cinematography by Linus Sandgren.  Produced by Fred … Continue reading

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December 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bounce

BB (out of 5) Idiotic romance that insults its viewers and degrades the images of the actors involved. Ben Affleck gives a surprisingly bad performance as a man who must … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

El Norte

BBBB (out of 5) Brother and sister Enrique and Rosa must flee Guatemala after their father is killed for taking part in anti-capitalist politics and their mother is hauled off … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Collateral (2004)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2004.  Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks, Parkes+MacDonald Image Nation, Edge City.  Screenplay by Stuart Beattie.  Cinematography by Dion Beebe, Paul Cameron.  Produced by Michael Mann, Julie Richardson.  Music … Continue reading

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November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oleanna

BBBB (out of 5) Fascinating adaptation of David Mamet’s popular and undeservedly controversial play. When a university student (Debra Eisenstadt) consults her professor (William H. Macy) about a course she … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

QUENTIN TARANTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2003.  Miramax, A Band Apart, Super Cool ManChu.  Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino, based on the character The Bride created by Quentin Tarantino, Uma Thurman.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

QUENTIN TARANTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/Germany, 2009.  Universal Pictures, The Weinstein Company, A Band Apart, Studio Babelsberg, Visiona Romantica.  Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino.  Cinematography by Robert Richardson.  Produced by Lawrence Bender.  Production Design … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

QUENTIN TARANTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2004.  Miramax, A Band Apart, Super Cool ManChu.  Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino, based on the character The Bride created by Quentin Tarantino, Uma … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

Reservoir Dogs

BBBB (out of 5) Quentin Tarantino turned heads with this outrageous directorial debut, one of the most shockingly violent films to be made in the independent film scene. A group … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pulp Fiction (1994)

QUENTIN TARANTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1994.  Miramax, A Band Apart, Jersey Films.  Story by Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary, Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino.  Cinematography by Andrzej Sekula.  Produced by Lawrence Bender.  Production Design … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · 1 Comment