My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

ROB MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2018.  Lucamar Productions, Marc Platt Productions, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screen story by David Magee, Rob Marshall, John DeLuca, Screenplay by David Magee, based on … Continue reading

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December 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Party (2017)

SALLY POTTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom, 2017.  Adventure Pictures, Oxwich Media.  Screenplay by Sally Potter.  Cinematography by Aleksei Rodionov.  Produced by Kurban Kassam, Christopher Sheppard.  Music by Matt Biffa.  Production Design by Carlos Conti.  Costume … Continue reading

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March 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Shutter Island (2010)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2010.  Paramount Pictures, Phoenix Pictures, Sikelia Productions, Appian Way.  Screenplay by Laeta Kalogridis, based on the novel by Dennis Lehane.  Cinematography by Robert Richardson.  Produced by Brad … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Disney’s The Kid (2000)

JON TURTELTAUB Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2000.  Chester Films Inc., Junction, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Audrey Wells.  Cinematography by Peter Menzies Jr..  Produced by Hunt Lowry, Christina Steinberg, Jon Turteltaub.  Music by Marc … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Our Idiot Brother

BBB.5 (out of 5) Paul Rudd plays a good-hearted, almost simple-minded hippie whose pure faith in human nature finds him selling weed to a cop and getting himself thrown into prison … Continue reading

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December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Saint (1997)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1997.  Paramount Pictures, Rysher Entertainment, Mace Neufeld Productions, Robert Evans Company.  Story by Jonathan Hensleigh, Screenplay by Jonathan Hensleigh, Wesley Strick, based on characters created by … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Howl’s Moving Castle (Hauru No Ugoku Shiro) (2004)

HAYAO MIYAZAKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  Japan, 2004.  Buena Vista Home Entertainment, DENTSU Music And Entertainment, Mitsubishi, Nippon Television Network, Studio Ghibli, Tohokushinsha Film Corporation, Tokuma Shoten, d-rights.  Screenplay by Hayao … Continue reading

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November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Young Adam (2003)

DAVID MACKENZIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/France, 2003.  Recorded Picture Company, Scottish Screen, Film Council, Future Films, HanWay Films, Sigma Films, StudioCanal, Sveno Media, Young Adam Productions.  Screenplay by … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Pink Panther (2006)

SHAWN LEVY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Czech Republic, 2006.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Columbia Pictures, Robert Simonds Productions.  Story by Len Blum, Michael Saltzman, Screenplay by Len Blum, Steve Martin, based on characters created … Continue reading

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November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Ghost And The Darkness

BBBB (out of 5) Terrifying thriller that plays like a land-bound Jaws has Val Kilmer as a 19th century engineer who travels to the wilds of Africa to oversee the … Continue reading

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October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lovely And Amazing

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Nicole Holofcener has fashioned a film that lives up to its title, one populated by complicated women who are notable female anti-heroes.  Brenda Blethyn is the mother … Continue reading

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October 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Notting Hill (1999)

ROGER MICHELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1999.  Polygram Filmed Entertainment, Working Title Films, Bookshop Productions, Notting Hill Pictures.  Screenplay by Richard Curtis.  Cinematography by Michael Coulter.  Produced by Duncan Kenworthy.  Music by Trevor Jones.  Production Design … Continue reading

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September 1, 2013 · Leave a comment