My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Mary Queen Of Scots (2018)

JOSIE ROURKE Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2018.  Focus Features, Perfect World Pictures, Working Title Films.  Screenplay by Beau Willimon, based on the book Queen of Scots: … Continue reading

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April 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Holding The Man (2015)

NEIL ARMFIELD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Australia, 2015.  Screen Australia, Goalpost Pictures, Snow Republic, John Barry Group.  Screenplay by Tommy Murphy, based on the book by Timothy Conigrave. Cinematography by Germain … Continue reading

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October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Alien: Covenant (2017)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/United Kingdom/Australia/New Zealand/Canada, 2017.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Scott Free Productions, TSG Entertainment, Brandywine Productions.  Story by Jack Paglen, Michael Green, Screenplay by John Logan, … Continue reading

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May 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Genius (2016)

MICHAEL GRANDAGE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2016.  Desert Wolf Productions, Michael Grandage Company, Riverstone Pictures, Ingenious, Pinewood Pictures, Reliance Entertainment Productions 8.  Screenplay by John Logan, based on the … Continue reading

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June 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Time Machine (2002)

SIMON WELLS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.  USA, 2002.  Warner Bros., DreamWorks, Parkes+MacDonald Image Nation, Arnold Leibovit Entertainment.  Screenplay by John Logan, based on a screenplay by David Duncan and the novel … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Count Of Monte Cristo

BBBB (out of 5) Exciting retelling of the ever popular Alexandre Dumas novel stars Jim Caviezel as the wronged French sea captain who gets thrown into an isolated island prison for … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Till Human Voices Wake Us

BB.5 (out of 5) Overly familiar tale stars a flat Guy Pearce as a psychiatrist returning to his hometown of Victoria, Australia after the death of his father. He meets … Continue reading

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December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Memento (2000)

CHRISTOPHER NOLAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2000.  Newmarket Capital Group, Team Todd, I Remember Productions, Summit Entertainment.  Screenplay by Christopher Nolan, based on the short story Memento Mori by Jonathan Nolan.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Animal Kingdom

BBBB (out of 5) In this marvelously intense crime drama, J (James Frecheville) is a young man whose mother has just died and left him completely alone. With no one … Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Proposition (2005)

BBB.5 (out of 5) After the rape and murder of a pregnant woman in an 1880s Australian outback town, two of the three brothers accused of the crime are captured … Continue reading

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October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Road

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Following an unnamed, unspecified apocalypse, human kind has been reduced to a minimum number on the planet, and those that have survived live like savages.  The … Continue reading

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October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Factory Girl

BBB.5 (out of 5) God, I miss the good old days when I could sip a cocktail, snort cocaine, get a blowjob, discuss Proust with a beatnik and swap lipsticks … Continue reading

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October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment