My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Invisible War (2012)

KIRBY DICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2012.  Chain Camera Pictures, Rise Films, ITVS, Fork Films, Cuomo Cole Productions, Canal Plus.  Screenplay by Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering, Douglas Blush.  Cinematography by Kirsten Johnson, Thaddeus Wadleigh. Produced … Continue reading

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March 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beasts Of The Southern Wild

BB.5 (out of 5) A little girl and her father live in humble (to say the least) circumstances on an isolated Louisiana island in the gulf, she making do for … Continue reading

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February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Your Sister’s Sister (2011)

LYNN SHELTON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2011.  Ada Films.  Screenplay by Lynn Shelton.  Cinematography by Benjamin Kasulke.  Produced by Steven Schardt.  Music by Vinny Smith.  Production Design by John Lavin. Film Editing by … Continue reading

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January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Keep The Lights On (2012)

IRA SACHS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2012.  Alarum Pictures, Parts and Labor, Tiny Dancer Films.  Screenplay by Ira Sachs, Mauricio Zacharias.  Cinematography by Thimios Bakatakis.  Produced by Marie Therese Guirgis, Lucas Joaquin, … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

How To Survive A Plague

BBBB (out of 5) The AIDS crisis is a full-blown epidemic by the late eighties, with public information a mess of ignorance while patients are scrambling to find something to … Continue reading

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July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

WES ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA, 2012.  Indian Paintbrush, American Empirical Pictures.  Screenplay by Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola.  Cinematography by Robert D. Yeoman.  Produced by Wes Anderson, Jeremy Dawson, Steven Rales, Scott … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Silver Linings Playbook

BBBB (out of 5) Bradley Cooper, in his finest performance yet, is released from a mental institution on the signature of his mother (Jacki Weaver), despite the fact that she … Continue reading

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May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Detropia

BBBB (out of 5) Detroit, Michigan is the centre of automobile production in America, a major industry in the nation’s economy, so the city is devastated when automakers decide to build … Continue reading

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May 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Master (2012)

PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2012.  The Weinstein Company, Ghoulardi Film Company, Annapurna Pictures.  Screenplay by Paul Thomas Anderson.  Cinematography by Mihai Malaimare Jr..  Produced by Paul Thomas Anderson, Megan Ellison, Daniel … Continue reading

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May 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Room 237

BBB (out of 5) No one could ever predict what director Stanley Kubrick was going to do next, and waiting for it was never easy either, so there’s no denying … Continue reading

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May 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bernie (2011)

RICHARD LINKLATER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2011.  Mandalay Vision, Wind Dancer Productions, Detour Filmproduction, Castle Rock Entertainment, Collins House Productions, Horsethief Pictures.  Screenplay by Richard Linklater, Skip Hollandsworth, based … Continue reading

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January 16, 2013 · Leave a comment