My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Go For Sisters (2013)

JOHN SAYLES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.   USA, 2013.  Anarchist’s Convention Films, Olmos Productions, Go For Films.   Screenplay by John Sayles.  Cinematography by Kat Westergaard.  Produced by Peter Bobrow, Edward James Olmos, … Continue reading

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December 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coco (2017)

LEE UNKRICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2017.  Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios.  Story by Lee Unkrich, Jason Katz, Matthew Aldrich, Adrian Molina, Screenplay by Adrian Molina, Matthew Aldrich.  Cinematography by Matt … Continue reading

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January 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

DENIS VILLENEUVE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   USA/United Kingdom/Canada, 2017.  16:14 Entertainment, Alcon Entertainment, Columbia Pictures, Scott Free Productions, Thunderbird Entertainment, Torridon Films, Warner Bros..  Story by Hampton Fancher, Screenplay by Hampton … Continue reading

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October 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Green Hornet (2011)

MICHEL GONDRY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2011.  Columbia Pictures, Original Film, K/O Camera Toys.  Screenplay by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, based on the radio series by George W. Trendle.  Cinematography by John Schwartzman.  Produced … Continue reading

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July 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Disappearance Of Garcia Lorca (Death In Granada)

BB (out of 5) Years after his family fled war-torn Spain and relocated to Puerto Rico, a young man (Esai Morales) decides to travel back to the homeland to research … Continue reading

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February 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Alambrista! (1977)

ROBERT M. YOUNG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1977.  Filmhaus.  Screenplay by Robert M. Young.  Cinematography by Tom Hurwitz, Robert M. Young.  Produced by Michael Hausman, Irwin Young.  Music by Michael Martin Murphey.  Production Design … Continue reading

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January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Family (Mi Familia)

BB.5 (out of 5) Multiple generations of a Latino-American family in California are narrated in this middling saga by Gregory Nava (El Norte). Edward James Olmos is the standout in the … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blade Runner

BBBBB (out of 5) Here it is, the Citizen Kane of science-fiction films (I think of 2001: A Space Odyssey as the Gone With The Wind of science-fiction films). Harrison Ford is … Continue reading

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August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Road To El Dorado

BB.5 (out of 5) Uninspiring animated feature will distract the kids but doesn’t qualify among the greats. Kevin Kline and Kenneth Branagh, both doing excellent voice work, play a couple … Continue reading

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June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

I’m Still Here

BB.5 (out of 5) Joaquin Phoenix announced to the press in 2009 that he was done with acting and would be transitioning to his new career as a rap artist. As … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment