My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Esther Kahn (2000)

ARNAUD DESPLECHIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  France/United Kingdom, 2000.  Arts Council of England, British Screen Productions, British Sky Broadcasting, France 2 Cinema, France 3 Cinema, Les Films Alain Sarde, Why Not … Continue reading

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April 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Spotlight (2015)

TOM McCARTHY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2015.  Participant Media, First Look Media, Anonymous Content, Rocklin\Faust.  Screenplay by Josh Singer, Tom McCarthy.  Cinematography by Masanobu Takayanagi.  Produced by Blye Pagon Faust, Steve Golin, … Continue reading

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December 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Hobbit: The Battle Of the Five Armies (2014)

PETER JACKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  New Zealand/USA, 2014.  New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, WingNut Films, 3Foot7.  Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo Del Toro, based on the … Continue reading

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January 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Maps To The Stars (2014)

DAVID CRONENBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Canada/USA/Germany/France, 2014.  Prospero Pictures, Sentient Entertainment, SBS Productions, Integral Film.  Screenplay by Bruce Wagner.  Cinematography by Peter Suschitzky. Produced by Said Ben Said, Martin Kartz, Michel Merkt.  Music … Continue reading

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December 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rosewater (2014)

JON STEWART Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2014.  Busboy Productions, International Traders, MWM.  Screenplay by Jon Stewart, based on the book Then They Came For Me: A Family’s Story Of Love, … Continue reading

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September 28, 2014 · Leave a comment


BB.5 (out of 5) Kevin Smith stepped into unnecessary controversy when he released this spoof on Catholicism, one which isn’t in any way offensive to anybody smart enough to view … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Cell

B (out of 5) What promised to be a fiercely imaginative thriller is a tepid serial killer yarn that badly imitates the mechanics of every other film of its kind, … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · 1 Comment