My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Nine (2009)

ROB MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA/Italy, 2009.  The Weinstein Company, Relativity Media, Marc Platt Productions, Lucamar Productions, Jac Film and Television, Guido Contini Films.  Screenplay by Michael Tolkin, … Continue reading

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September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Duplicity

BBBB (out of 5) A guy picks a girl up at a party and they go back to his hotel room:  simple setup for a steamy romantic comedy, with the … Continue reading

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August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Single Man (2009)

TOM FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2009.  Fade To Black Productions, Depth of Field, Artina Films.  Screenplay by Tom Ford, David Scearce, based on the novel by Christopher Isherwood.  Cinematography by Eduard … Continue reading

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July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Proposal (2009)

BBBB (out of 5) Green Card meets The Devil Wears Prada when a high-powered, highly despised New York City book editor (Sandra Bullock) finds herself being thrown out of her … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Julie & Julia

BBB.5 (out of 5) In 1950s Paris, happily married Julia Child (Meryl Streep) accompanies her diplomat husband (Stanley Tucci) to his new posting in the City Of Lights, and finds … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Up (2009)

PETE DOCTER, BOB PETERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2009.  Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by Pete Docter, Bob Peterson, Tom McCarthy, Screenplay by Bob Peterson, Pete Docter.  Produced by … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Informant! (2009)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2009.  Warner Bros., Participant Media, Groundswell Productions, Section Eight, Jaffe / Braunstein Enterprise.  Screenplay by Scott Z. Burns, based on the book by Kurt Eichenwald.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Precious: Based On The Novel “Push” by Sapphire

BBB (out of 5) Life is a relentless war zone for Claireece “Precious” Jones (Gabourey Sidibe), a teenaged girl in 1987 Harlem who is pregnant for the second time with … Continue reading

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July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Crazy Heart

BBBB (out of 5) Tender Mercies, Hedwig And The Angry Inch and The Wrestler have been combined in this indie vehicle for Jeff Bridges, and though that description sounds like … Continue reading

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June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Princess And The Frog (2009)

RON CLEMENTS, JOHN MUSKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2009.  Walt Disney Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Directed Ron Clements, John Musker.  Story by Ron Clements, John Musker, Greg Erb, … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Invictus (2009)

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2009.  Warner Bros., Spyglass Entertainment, Revelations Entertainment, Malpaso Productions, Liberty Pictures.  Screenplay by Anthony Peckham, based on the book Playing The Enemy: Nelson … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

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BBB.5 (out of 5) James Cameron returns to the director’s chair twelve years after the success of Titanic to make another superbly expensive adventure. Where his wonderful epics usually hit … Continue reading

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June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment