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

Analyze That

BB.5 (out of 5) Mob boss Robert De Niro has faked his way out of prison by tricking his former analyst (Billy Crystal) into declaring him insane. Now he’s been released … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Analyze This

BBB.5 (out of 5) Strong comedy directed by Harold Ramis about a mobster (Robert De Niro) who decides that the best way to overcome his overwhelming feelings of anxiety when … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meet The Fockers (2004)

JAY ROACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2004.  Universal Pictures, DreamWorks, Tribeca Productions, Everyman Pictures.  Story and Screenplay by Jim Herzfeld, Marc Hyman, based on characters created by Greg Glienna, Mary … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meet The Parents (2000)

JAY ROACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2000.  Universal Pictures, DreamWorks, Nancy Tenenbaum Films, Tribeca Productions.  Story by Greg Glienna, Mary Ruth Clarke, Screenplay by Jim Herzfeld, John Hamburg, based on … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Adventures Of Rocky And Bullwinkle

BB.5 (out of 5) Not great but very sometimes funny update of the classic television cartoon. The inane plot involves the evil trio of Fearless Leader (Robert De Niro), Boris … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

About A Boy (2002)

CHRIS WEITZ, PAUL WEITZ Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA/France/Germany, 2002.  Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, Tribeca Productions, Working Title Films, Cinema Vehicle Services.  Screenplay by Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz, based … Continue reading

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October 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Marvin’s Room

BBBB (out of 5) Strong adaptation of Scott McPherson’s intimate stage play that is now a beautiful film about rediscovering family. Diane Keaton, in a marvelous performance, plays a woman who has … Continue reading

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September 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Faithful

BB.5 (out of 5) Cher returns to the screen for the first time in six years to perform in this underdeveloped character study about an unhappy woman who befriends the … Continue reading

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August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stage Beauty (2004)

RICHARD EYRE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA/Germany, 2004.  Lions Gate Films, Qwerty Films, Tribeca Productions, N1 European Film Produktions GmbH & Co. KG, BBC Films.  Screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher, based on … Continue reading

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July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Showtime

BB.5 (out of 5) Robert De Niro plays a badass cop who shoots a television camera and incurs the wrath of the network that owned it, then told he can make … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Good Shepherd

BB (out of 5) Talky, boring, ridiculously long political drama, director Robert De Niro’s three hour epic on the creation of the CIA labours under the monotony of quiet conversations. … Continue reading

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July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment