My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Doctor Sleep (2019)

MIKE FLANAGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2019.  Warner Bros., Intrepid Pictures, Vertigo Entertainment.  Screenplay by Mike Flanagan, based on the novel by Stephen King.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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November 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

American Pastoral (2016)

EWAN McGREGOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  Hong Kong/USA, 2016.  Lakeshore Entertainment, TIK Film.  Screenplay by John Romano, based on the novel by Philip Roth.  Cinematography by Martin Ruhe.  Produced by Andre Lamal, Gary … Continue reading

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November 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Christopher Robin (2018)

MARC FORSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2018.  2DUX², Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by Greg Brooker, Mark Steven Johnson, Screenplay by Alex Ross Perry, Tom McCarthy, Allison Schroeder, based on characters … Continue reading

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August 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beauty And The Beast (2017)

BILL CONDON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2017.  Mandeville Films, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Stephen Chbosky, Evan Spiliotopoulos, based on the story by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, and the 1991 screenplay … Continue reading

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April 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Our Kind Of Traitor (2016)

SUSANNA WHITE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom/France, 2016.  StudioCanal, Film4, Anton Capital Entertainment, Amazon Prime Instant Video, The Ink Factory, Potboiler Productions.  Screenplay by Hossein Amini, based on the novel … Continue reading

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July 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Nanny McPhee Returns (Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang) (2010)

SUSANNA WHITE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom/France/USA, 2010.  Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, Relativity Media, Working Title Films, Three Strange Angels.  Screenplay by Emma Thompson, based on characters created by Christianna Brand.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment


BBB (out of 5) In a world where mechanized robots are living creatures with hearts and souls, young Rodney Copperbottom (Ewan McGregor) dreams of making it as an inventor. Growing … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Down With Love

BBBB (out of 5) Renee Zellweger is delightful as a New York City writer whose new tome seeks to emancipate women from subservient roles and set them up as equals with … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Miss Potter

BBB (out of 5) No, this is not a movie about J.K. Rowling’s little hero turning sassy. While not as scintillating as the events that led Isak Dinesen or Janet … Continue reading

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November 29, 2013 · 1 Comment


BBBB (out of 5) Absorbing biopic of famed aviation legend Amelia Earhart (Hilary Swank) that improves greatly on the TV movie The Final Flight starring Diane Keaton. Director Mira Nair … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Emma (1996)

DOUGLAS McGRATH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1996.  Haft Entertainment.  Screenplay by Douglas McGrath, based on the novel by Jane Austen.  Cinematography by Ian Wilson.  Produced by Patrick Cassavetti, Steven Haft.  Music by Rachel … Continue reading

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November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBBB.5 (out of 5) Ewan McGregor finds himself emotionally isolated following the death of his beloved father (Christopher Plummer), who himself reacted to the death of his wife five years earlier … Continue reading

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November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment