My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

First Reformed (2017)

PAUL SCHRADER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA/United Kingdom/Australia, 2017.  Killer Films, Fibonacci Films, Arclight Films, Big Indie Pictures, Omeira Studio Partners.  Screenplay by Paul Schrader.  Cinematography by Alexander Dynan.  Produced by Jack Binder, … Continue reading

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March 10, 2019 · 2 Comments

Alive (1993)

FRANK MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/Canada, 1993.  Film Andes S.A., The Kennedy/Marshall Company, Paramount Pictures, Touchstone Pictures.  Screenplay by John Patrick Shanley, based on the book by Piers Paul Read.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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May 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

LUC BESSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  France/China/Belgium/Germany/United Arab Emirates/USA/United Kingdom/Canada, 2017.  EuropaCorpm, Fundamental Films, Grive Productions, Gulf Film, Novo Pictures, Orange Studio, River Road Entertainment, TF1 Films Production, Universum Film.  Screenplay by … Continue reading

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September 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Maggie’s Plan (2015)

REBECCA MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2015.  Franklin Street, Freedom Media, Hall Monitor, Hyperion Media Group, Locomotive, Rachael Horovitz Productions, Round Films.  Screenplay by Rebecca Miller, based on the … Continue reading

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June 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Boyhood (2014)

RICHARD LINKLATER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2014.  IFC Productions, Detour Filmproduction.  Screenplay by Richard Linklater.  Cinematography by Lee Daniel, Shane F. Kelly.  Produced by Richard Linklater, Jonathan Sehring, John Sloss, Cathleen Sutherland.  Production Design … Continue reading

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August 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reality Bites

BBB (out of 5) Gen X-ers graduate from college and are unable to find themselves a place in the new ‘real’ world that daunts them.  Winona Ryder displays a dollop … Continue reading

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January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

One Last Thing…

BB.5 (out of 5) Michael Angarano plays a sixteen year-old boy who is dying of cancer. A local wish-granting foundation has decided to make his dream of going fishing with his … Continue reading

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January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quiz Show

BBBBB (out of 5) Robert Redford directs this awe-inspiring examination of the more “innocent” days of television.  When it is revealed that a popular quiz show has been rigging its … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Woman In The Fifth (La Femme Du Veme) (2011)

PAWEL PAWLIKOWSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France/Poland/United Kingdom, 2011.  Haut et Court, Film4, UK Film Council, SPI International, The Bureau, Canal+, Orange Cinema Series, Artificial Eye, Memento Films International, … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Before Sunset (2004)

RICHARD LINKLATER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2004.  Warner Independent Pictures, Castle Rock Entertainment, Detour Filmproduction.  Story by Richard Linklater, Kim Krizan, Screenplay by Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fast Food Nation (2006)

RICHARD LINKLATER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2006.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Participant Media, HanWay Films, BBC Films, Recorded Picture Company.  Screenplay by Eric Schlosser, Richard Linklater, based on the book … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Before Sunrise

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Romance saturates the air in this wonderful film starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy as star-crossed lovers. Meeting by chance on the Eurail from Prague to Paris … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment