My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

GABRIELE MUCCINO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2006.  Columbia Pictures, Relativity Media, Overbrook Entertainment, Escape Artists.  Screenplay by Steve Conrad.  Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by Todd Black, … Continue reading

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June 26, 2019 · 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

Blood Diamond (2006)

EDWARD ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/Germany, 2006.  Warner Bros., Virtual Studios, Spring Creek Productions, The Bedford Falls Company, Initial Entertainment Group, Liberty Pictures, Lonely Film Productions GmbH & Co. … Continue reading

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February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thank You For Smoking

BB (out of 5) Aaron Eckhart plays a lobbyist for Big Tobacco whose savvy ability to argue cigarettes to safe passage in a health-conscious America make him a national villain. He … Continue reading

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December 24, 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

Running With Scissors

BBBB (out of 5) The Addamses are Kooky, the Tenenbaums are Quirky, but these people are just plain Fucked Up. Augusten Burroughs’ heartbreaking memoir has been turned into a savagely … Continue reading

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November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Happy Feet (2006)

GEORGE MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Australia/USA, 2006.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, Kennedy Miller Productions, Animal Logic, Kingdom Feature Productions.  Screenplay by George Miller, John Collee, Judy Morris, Warren Coleman.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Monster House

BBB.5 (out of 5) It’s so nice to know there are still politically incorrect people out there who are looking to scare the bejeesus out of children. In fact, this … Continue reading

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October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kinky Boots

BBB.5 (out of 5) Joel Edgerton has been raised by his father to revere the family business: they are the owners of a shoe factory that produces England’s best-made men’s Oxfords. … Continue reading

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October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Babel

BBBB (out of 5) It sure is a tough day when being American catches up with you. A random, careless act of violence has repercussions that span the globe when … Continue reading

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October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The DaVinci Code

BBB.5 (out of 5) Is anyone else here amazed that a millennial-old institution is having its very foundations shaken by a Barnes & Noble Must-Read and a movie by Ron … Continue reading

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September 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Venus (2006)

ROGER MICHELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 2006.  Miramax, FilmFour, UK Film Council, Free Range Films.  Screenplay by Hanif Kureishi.  Cinematography by Haris Zambarloukos.  Produced by Kevin Loader.  Music by David Arnold, Corinne Bailey Rae.  Production … Continue reading

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September 1, 2013 · 1 Comment