My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Irishman (2019)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  USA, 2019.  Fábrica de Cine, STX Entertainment, Sikelia Productions, Tribeca Productions.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the book by Charles Brandt.  … Continue reading

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November 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Molly’s Game (2017)

AARON SORKIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  China/USA, 2017.  STX Entertainment, Huayi Brothers Pictures, The Mark Gordon Company, Pascal Pictures, Entertainment One.  Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin, based on the book by Molly Bloom.  Cinematography by Charlotte … Continue reading

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February 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2013.  Red Granite Pictures, Appian Way, Sikelia Productions, EMJAG Productions.  Screenplay by Terence Winter, based on the book by Jordan Belfort.  Cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto.  Produced by … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Assassination Of Richard Nixon

BB (out of 5) It’s 1974, and Samuel Bicke (Sean Penn) is sick and tired of not being respected. His ex-wife (Naomi Watts) treats him like he’s invisible, his boss … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mad Money

B (out of 5) Diane Keaton plays an upper middle-class wife whose husband (Ted Danson) is downsized by the recession and spends months unable to get another job. Swimming in debt … Continue reading

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October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Day The Earth Stood Still (2008)

B (out of 5) Disappointing remake of the science-fiction classic by Robert Wise.  Jennifer Connelly plays a biology professor whose home life is difficult thanks to the death of her husband … Continue reading

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July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

He Got Game (1998)

SPIKE LEE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1998.  Touchstone Pictures, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks.  Screenplay by Spike Lee.  Cinematography by Ellen Kuras, Malik Hassan Sayeed.  Produced by Jon Kilik, Spike Lee.  Music by … Continue reading

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July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Clockers (1995)

SPIKE LEE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1995.  Universal Pictures, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks.  Screenplay by Richard Price, Spike Lee, based on the book by Richard Price.  Cinematography by Malik Hassan … Continue reading

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July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

What Planet Are You From?

BBB.5 (out of 5) Critics were unfairly harsh to this enjoyable comedy, probably because having Mike Nichols’ name in the credits promised more than they eventually got (and apparently they … Continue reading

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July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Departed (2006)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Hong Kong, 2006.  Warner Bros., Plan B Entertainment, Initial Entertainment Group, Vertigo Entertainment, Media Asia Films.  Screenplay by William Monahan, based on the screenplay … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Aviator (2004)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA/Germany, 2004.  Forward Pass, Appian Way, Initial Entertainment Group, Warner Bros., Miramax.  Screenplay by John Logan.  Cinematography by Robert Richardson.  Produced by Sandy Climan, Matthias Deyle, Charles Evans … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment