My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Holding The Man (2015)

NEIL ARMFIELD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Australia, 2015.  Screen Australia, Goalpost Pictures, Snow Republic, John Barry Group.  Screenplay by Tommy Murphy, based on the book by Timothy Conigrave. Cinematography by Germain … Continue reading

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October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge) (2017)

JOACHIM RONNING, ESPEN SANDBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.   USA, 2017.  Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Infinitum Nihil.  Story by Jeff Nathanson,Terry Rossio, Screenplay by Jeff Nathanson, based on characters created … Continue reading

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May 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Starstruck (1982)

GILLIAN ARMSTRONG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Australia, 1982.  The Australian Film Commission, Palm Beach Pictures.  Screenplay by Stephen MacLean.  Cinematography by Russell Boyd.  Produced by Richard Brennan, David Elfick.  Music by Jeff Burstin, Joe … Continue reading

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October 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Gods Of Egypt (2016)

ALEX PROYAS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/Australia, 2016.  Pyramania, Summit Entertainment, Mystery Clock Cinema, TIK Films, Thunder Road Pictures.  Screenplay by Matt Sazama, Burk Sharpless.  Cinematography by Peter Menzies Jr..  Produced by Basil Iwanyk, … Continue reading

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August 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Green Lantern (2011)

MARTIN CAMPBELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2011.  Warner Bros., De Line Pictures, DC Entertainment, DC Comics.  Screen story by Greg Berlanti, Michael Green, Marc Guggenheim, Screenplay by Greg Berlanti, Michael … Continue reading

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June 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)

GORE VERBINSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2007.  Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Second Mate Productions.  Screenplay by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, based on characters created by Ted Elliott, Terry … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

GORE VERBINSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 2006.  Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Second Mate Productions.  Screenplay by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, based on characters created by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl (2003)

GORE VERBINSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2003.  Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films.  Story by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Stuart Beattie, Jay Wolpert, Screenplay by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio.  Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.  Produced … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mystery Men

BBB (out of 5) A group of bumbling losers who want to be superheroes get their big chance when Champion City’s actual crime-fighting hero Captain Amazing (Greg Kinnear) is kidnapped … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Frida (2002)

JULIE TAYMOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA/Canada/Mexico, 2002.  Handprint Entertainment, Lions Gate Films, Miramax, Ventanarosa Productions.  Screenplay by Clancy Sigal, Diane Lake, Gregory Nava, Anna Thomas, based on the … Continue reading

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February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Eye Of The Storm

BB.5 (out of 5) Geoffrey Rush is an aging actor still playing the bed-hopping cad, and his sister Judy Davis is an impoverished princess abandoned by her prince husband. Their mother Charlotte … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

9.99

BB (out of 5) Claymation film that focuses on the denizens of a Sydney apartment building, inspired by the stories of Etgar Keret. Among them is a perpetual Peter Pan … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment