My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Wonder Woman (2017)

PATTY JENKINS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/China/Hong Kong, 2017.  Warner Bros., Atlas Entertainment, Cruel & Unusual Films, DC Entertainment, Dune Entertainment, Tencent Pictures, Wanda Pictures.  Story by Zack Snyder, Allan Heinberg, Jason … Continue reading

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June 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA/Spain, 2014.  Chernin Entertainment, Scott Free Productions, Babieka, Volcano Films.  Screenplay by Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Jeffrey Caine, Steven Zaillian. Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.  Produced by … Continue reading

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December 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Snowpiercer (2013)

JOON-HO BONG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  South Korea/Czech Republic/USA/France, 2013. SnowPiercer, Moho Film, Opus Pictures, Stillking Films, CJ E&M Film Financing & Investment Entertainment & Comics, CJ Entertainment.   Screen story by … Continue reading

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August 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Death At A Funeral (2007)

BBB (out of 5) Matthew Macfadyen is superbly frustrated on the day of his father’s funeral: nothing is going right in preparation for the ceremony, and now his successful author … Continue reading

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December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Around The World In 80 Days (2004)

BB.5 (out of 5) In this moderately entertaining action comedy, Jules Verne’s classic tale has been turned into a travelogue video game, with eager scientist Phineas Fogg (who is an … Continue reading

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June 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Naked (1993)

MIKE LEIGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  United Kingdom, 1993.  Man Films, British Screen Productions, Channel Four Films.  Screenplay by Mike Leigh.  Cinematography by Dick Pope.  Produced by Simon Channing Williams. … Continue reading

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June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Black Hawk Down (2001)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2001.  Revolution Studios, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Scott Free Productions.  Screenplay by Ken Nolan, based on the book by Mark Bowden.  Cinematography by Slawomir Idziak.  Produced by Jerry … Continue reading

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June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Rundown

BB (out of 5) Remember the good old days of Romancing The Stone and Indiana Jones when adventure movies actually had adventure?  Despite the impressive presence of Dwayne Johnson (The Rock), … Continue reading

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June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pearl Harbor

B (out of 5) Complete and utter bore that runs an excessive three hours and is rife with plastic dialogue, overly-photographed scenery and impossibly dull pacing. Ben Affleck (looking like … Continue reading

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May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Trainspotting

BBBB (out of 5) Danny Boyle followed his underground hit Shallow Grave with a mainstream runaway success, a tale of Scottish heroin junkies that plays like a twisted fairy tale. … Continue reading

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May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Alien Vs. Predator

BB.5 (out of 5) Silly action film attempts to bridge the gap between two franchises but is really just an obvious excuse to make money. An expedition team is taken … Continue reading

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May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger (2010)

WOODY ALLEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Spain, 2010.  Mediapro, Versátil Cinema, Gravier Productions, Antena 3 Films, Antena 3 Televisión, Dippermouth.  Screenplay by Woody Allen.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced by Letty Aronson, Jaume Roures, … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment