My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Frankie (2019)

IRA SACHS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  France/Portugal, 2019.  SBS Productions, O Som e a Furia, Beluga Tree, Proximus, ICA Minority Portuguese Co-Production Fund, Centre National De La Cinematographie, … Continue reading

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November 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

I Don’t Know How She Does It (2011)

DOUGLAS McGRATH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2011.  The Weinstein Company.  Screenplay by Aline Brosh McKenna, based on the novel by Allison Pearson.  Cinematography by Stuart Dryburgh.  Produced by Donna Gigliotti.  Music by Aaron Zigman.  Production … Continue reading

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August 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

The English Teacher (2013)

CRAIG ZISK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2013.  Artina Films, Mirabelle Pictures Productions, Mirabelle Pictures, Procinvest Sas.  Screenplay by Dan Chariton, Stacy Chariton.  Cinematography by Vanja Cernjul.  Produced by Naomi Despres, Ben LeClair, Robert Salerno.  Music … Continue reading

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March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

We Were Soldiers

B (out of 5) Hold on to your butts, people, cause Mel Gibson is perverting history to make himself look cool again. This time it’s a war propaganda film about a war … Continue reading

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February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mystery Men

BBB (out of 5) A group of bumbling losers who want to be superheroes get their big chance when Champion City’s actual crime-fighting hero Captain Amazing (Greg Kinnear) is kidnapped … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Matador

B.5 (out of 5) Great characters and strong performances are wasted by lame direction in this gross misfire. While visiting Mexico to secure an important business deal and get his … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Auto Focus (2002)

PAUL SCHRADER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA, 2002.  Focus Puller Inc., Good Machine, Propaganda Films.  Screenplay by Michael Gerbosi, based on the book The Murder Of Bob Crane by Robert … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Robots

BBB (out of 5) In a world where mechanized robots are living creatures with hearts and souls, young Rodney Copperbottom (Ewan McGregor) dreams of making it as an inventor. Growing … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Gift

BBB (out of 5) Cate Blanchett is excellent as a medium in a small town who has terrifying visions of the town’s recent murder victim (Katie Holmes) and is given clues … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Baby Mama

BB (out of 5) A highly successful business woman (Tina Fey) finds herself anxious to become a mother but unwilling to wait for her Prince Charming. Deciding to have a … Continue reading

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November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dear God

BBB (out of 5) Lightweight comic fantasy from Garry Marshall about a n’er-do-welling con artist (Greg Kinnear in his first leading role) who is forced to get a legitimate job when … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fast Food Nation (2006)

RICHARD LINKLATER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2006.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Participant Media, HanWay Films, BBC Films, Recorded Picture Company.  Screenplay by Eric Schlosser, Richard Linklater, based on the book … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment