My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Isle of Dogs (2018)

WES ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA/Germany, 2018.  American Empirical Pictures, Indian Paintbrush, Studio Babelsberg, Twentieth Century Fox Animation.  Story by Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, Kunichi Nomura, Screenplay by Wes … Continue reading

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April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Listen Up Philip (2014)

ALEX ROSS PERRY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2014.  Tribeca Film, Faliro House Productions, Sailor Bear, Washington Square Films.  Screenplay by Alex Ross Perry.  Cinematography by Sean Price Williams.  Produced by Joshua Blum, … Continue reading

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September 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Big Eyes (2014)

TIM BURTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2014.  The Weinstein Company, Silverwood Films, Tim Burton Productions, Electric City Entertainment.  Screenplay by Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski.  Cinematography by Bruno Delbonnel.  Produced by Scott Alexander, Tim Burton, … Continue reading

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June 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

WES ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Germany, 2014.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Indian Paintbrush, Studio Babelsberg, American Empirical Pictures, TSG Entertainment, Scott Rudin Productions.  Story by Wes Anderson, Hugo Guinness, Screenplay by Wes … Continue reading

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April 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

EDGAR WRIGHT Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA/United Kingdom/Canada/Japan, 2010.  Universal Pictures, Marc Platt Productions, Big Talk Productions, Closed On Mondays Entertainment, Dentsu.  Screenplay by Michael Bacall, Edgar Wright, based on the … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

JOHN LEE HANCOCK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/United Kingdom/Australia, 2013.  Walt Disney Pictures, Ruby Films, Easy Tiger Productions, Essential Media & Entertainment, BBC Films, Hopscotch Features.  Screenplay by Kelly Marcel, … Continue reading

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December 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shopgirl

BB (out of 5) Claire Danes plays a struggling visual artist in Los Angeles who works a boring job in the glove department at Saks Fifth Avenue and spends the … Continue reading

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September 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bewitched

BBB (out of 5) Surprisingly charming comedy inspired by the original television series. Will Ferrell plays an obnoxiously self-centred movie star whose latest bomb has forced him to take the lead … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

CQ

BBBB (out of 5) It’s 1969, and an American film editor (Jeremy Davies) living in Paris is working on the troubled set of a Barbarella-like science-fiction film. The director (Gerard … Continue reading

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June 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

I Heart Huckabees

BBBB (out of 5) Jason Schwartzman is an environmental activist who wonders if his efforts to save a marshland from a big Wal-Martish superstore are really making a difference to … Continue reading

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June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fantastic Mr. Fox

BBBB.5 (out of 5) In adapting a book by Roald Dahl, Wes Anderson finds the perfect balance of perspectives as Dahl’s whimsy is convincingly made Anderson’s own, and the story is fine-tuned … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rushmore

BBBB (out of 5) Jason Schwartzman is hilarious as a lovesick student at the titular private school, a member of every possible after school club but failing every subject he’s … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment