My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)

CHRISTOPHER McQUARRIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.   USA, 2018.  Bad Robot, Paramount Pictures,  Skydance Media, TC Productions. Screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie, based on the television series created by Bruce Geller.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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August 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Disaster Artist (2017)

JAMES FRANCO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2017.  Good Universe, New Line Cinema, Point Grey Pictures, RabbitBandini Productions, Ramona Films, RatPac-Dune Entertainment.  Screenplay by Scott Neudstadter, Michael H. Weber, based on the … Continue reading

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December 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Star Trek Beyond (2016)

JUSTIN LIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2016.  Paramount Pictures, Skydance Media, Alibaba Pictures Group, Huahua Media, Bad Robot, Sneaky Shark, Perfect Storm Entertainment.  Screenplay by Simon Pegg, Doug Jung, based on … Continue reading

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August 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

J.J. ABRAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2015.  Lucasfilm, Bad Robot, Truenorth Productions.  Screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams, Michael Arndt, based on characters created by George Lucas.  Cinematography by Daniel Mindel.  Produced … Continue reading

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December 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

CHRISTOPHER McQUARRIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Paramount Pictures, Skydance Media, Bad Robot, China Movie Channel, Alibaba Pictures Group, Odin, TC Productions.  USA, 2015.  Directed by Christopher McQuarrie.  Story by Christopher McQuarrie, Drew … Continue reading

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August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Six Degrees Of Separation

BBBB (out of 5) John Guare adapts his excellent play to the big screen with exceptional results. A New York society couple (Donald Sutherland, Stockard Channing) are entertaining a foreign … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Pallbearer (1996)

MATT REEVES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1996.  Miramax, The Chess Club.  Screenplay by Jason Katims, Matt Reeves.  Cinematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by J.J. Abrams, Paul Webster.  Music by Stewart Copeland.  Production Design by Robin … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Forever Young (1992)

STEVE MINER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1992.  Warner Bros., Icon Entertainment International, Icon Productions.  Screenplay by J.J. Abrams.  Cinematography by Russell Boyd.  Produced by Bruce Davey.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Gregg Fonseca.  Costume … Continue reading

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November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Morning Glory (2010)

ROGER MICHELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.5.  USA, 2010.  Bad Robot, Goldcrest Pictures.  Screenplay by Aline Brosh McKenna.  Cinematography by Alwin H. Kuchler.  Produced by J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk.  Music by David Arnold.  Production Design by Mark Friedberg.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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September 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Regarding Henry

BBB.5 (out of 5) Recreating the charm of Frank Capra classics is attempted in this enjoyable heartwarmer by Mike Nichols. He even casts it perfectly by putting Harrison Ford, the … Continue reading

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July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Joy Ride

BBB.5 (out of 5) Terrifying thriller by John Dahl (The Last Seduction) about two brothers (Paul Walker, Steve Zahn) who step in to a terror trap when they play a … Continue reading

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July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment


BB.5 (out of 5) This film remake of Henri-Georges Clouzot’s classic French thriller of the same name is not nearly as exciting or stylish as its predecessor. Don Roos’ script … Continue reading

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June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment