My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Penelope

BB.5 (out of 5) Thanks to a curse placed upon her family centuries earlier when an ancestor impregnated and then abandoned a servant girl, young Penelope (Christina Ricci) is born … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Good Night

B (out of 5) Abysmal attempt at ensemble drama, starring Martin Freeman as a former pop star now writing jingles who is caught between two women: his devotion to his bitter … Continue reading

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December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Miss Potter

BBB (out of 5) No, this is not a movie about J.K. Rowling’s little hero turning sassy. While not as scintillating as the events that led Isak Dinesen or Janet … Continue reading

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November 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Disaster Movie

0 (out of 5) I’m not even wasting my energies on a review for this one. Use it to line the trash bin with, if you hate your trash bin. … Continue reading

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July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Basic Instinct 2

B.5 (out of 5) In the opening scene of this sequel to the 1992 Paul Verhoeven-Joe Eszterhas headliner, Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone) drives her sports car at top speed through London’s … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Hurt Locker (2008)

KATHRYN BIGELOW Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2008.  Voltage Pictures, Grosvenor Park Media, Film Capital Europe Funds, First Light Production, Kingsgate Films, Summit Entertainment.  Screenplay by Mark Boal.  Cinematography by Barry Ackroyd.  Produced … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment