My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Despicable Me 2 (2013)

PIERRE COFFIN, CHRIS RENAUD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA/France/Japan, 2013.  Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment.  Screenplay by Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio.  Produced by Janet Healy, Christopher Meledandri.  Music by … Continue reading

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June 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Wind Rises (Kaze Tachinu) (2013)

HAYAO MIYAZAKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Japan, 2013.  Studio Ghibli, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners, KDDI Corporation, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Nippon Television Network, Toho Company.  Screenplay by Hayao … Continue reading

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April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rush (2013)

RON HOWARD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA/Germany/United Kingdom, 2013.  Exclusive Media Group, Cross Creek Pictures, Imagine Entertainment, Revolution Films, Working Title Films, Double Negative.  Screenplay by Peter Morgan.  Cinematography by Anthony Dod Mantle.  Produced by Andrew … Continue reading

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March 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza) (2013)

PAOLO SORRENTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Italy/France, 2013.  Indigo Film, Medusa Film, Babe Film, Pathé, France 2 Cinéma, Mediaset, Canal+, Ciné+, France Télévisions, Regione Lazio, Ministero per i Beni e … Continue reading

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February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Past (Le Passe) (2013)

ASGHAR FARHADI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Memento Films Production, France 3 Cinéma, BIM Distribuzione, Canal+, Ciné+, France Télévisions, Eurimages, Région Ile-de-France, Centre National de la Cinématographie, MEDIA Programme of … Continue reading

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January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

BB.5 (out of 5) The incredible life of one of the world’s most influential politicians is examined in this bland epic.  Idris Elba plays the man who grew up in a racially … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA/France, 2013.  CBS Films, StudioCanal, Anton Capital Entertainment, Mike Zoss Productions, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen.  Cinematography by Bruno … Continue reading

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January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2013.  Red Granite Pictures, Appian Way, Sikelia Productions, EMJAG Productions.  Screenplay by Terence Winter, based on the book by Jordan Belfort.  Cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto.  Produced by … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

American Hustle (2013)

DAVID O. RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2013.  Columbia Pictures, Annapurna Pictures, Atlas Entertainment.  Screenplay by Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell.  Cinematography by Linus Sandgren.  Produced by Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon, Charles … Continue reading

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January 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Frozen

BBB (out of 5) Hans Christian Anderson’s The Snow Queen is given a thorough working over in this uneven but fully enjoyable Disney tale.  Two sisters are raised separately in … Continue reading

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January 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Captain Phillips (2013)

PAUL GREENGRASS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2013.  Scott Rudin Productions, Michael De Luca Productions, Trigger Street Productions.  Screenplay by Billy Ray, based on the book A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, … Continue reading

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January 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

FRANCIS LAWRENCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2013.  Color Force, Lionsgate.  Screenplay by Simon Beaufoy, Michael Arndt, based on the novel by Suzanne Collins.  Cinematography by Jo Willems.  Produced by Nina Jacobson, Jon Kilik.  Music by … Continue reading

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December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment