My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Endgame (2009)

PETE TRAVIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom, 2009.  Daybreak Pictures, Film Afrika Worldwide.  Screenplay by Paula Milne, based on the book The Fall Of Apartheid: The Inside Story From Smuts … Continue reading

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June 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

500 Days Of Summer (2009)

MARC WEBB Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2009.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Watermark, Dune Entertainment III.  Screenplay by Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber.  Cinematography by Eric Steelberg.  Produced by Mason Novick, Jessica Tuchinsky, Mark Waters, … Continue reading

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February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Young Victoria (2009)

JEAN-MARC VALLEE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2009.  GK Films.  Screenplay by Julian Fellowes.  Cinematography by Hagen Bogdanski.  Produced by Sarah Ferguson, Tim Headington, Graham King, Martin Scorsese.  Music by Ilan Eshkeri.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Brothers

BB (out of 5) Remake of the Danish film by Susanne Bier is hampered by a dull script and painfully inappropriate casting. Siblings Jake Gyllenhaal and Tobey Maguire are complete opposites in … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Coraline

BBBB (out of 5) Coraline arrives at her new home in the countryside and finds there is no one to play with. Her parents are horticultural writers who have absolutely … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Hangover

BBBB (out of 5) A wild Las Vegas bachelor party reduces a party of four to three when they wake up the morning after their fun times and realize that … Continue reading

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December 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Messenger

BBBB (out of 5) Ben Foster returns from Iraq with a severe injury to his eye. After being welcomed home by his ex-girlfriend (Jena Malone) who is now engaged to someone … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

It’s Complicated (2009)

NANCY MEYERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2009.  Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Waverly Films, Scott Rudin Productions, Dentsu.  Screenplay by Nancy Meyers.  Cinematography by John Toll.  Produced by Nancy Meyers, Scott Rudin.  Music by Heitor … Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs (2009)

PHIL LORD, CHRISTOPHER MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2009.  Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation.  Screenplay by Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, additional screenplay material by Rob Greenberg, based on the book … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Where The Wild Things Are

BB (out of 5) A young boy gets tired of being ignored by his overworked single mother (Catherine Keener) and his mean older sister. After deciding he’s had enough (he’s … Continue reading

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October 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Last Station

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Nearing the end of his life, Leo Tolstoy (Christopher Plummer) is the most famous writer in the world and the pride of Russia, he and his … Continue reading

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October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Blind Side

BBB (out of 5) Sandra Bullock  shines so bright in this film that its shortcomings are wholly forgiveable. It tells the true story of Michael Oher, at the beginning of … Continue reading

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September 14, 2013 · Leave a comment