My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Love, Simon (2018)

GREG BERLANTI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2018.  Fox 2000 Pictures, New Leaf Literary & Media, Temple Hill Entertainment, Twisted Media.  Screenplay by Elizabeth Berger, Isaac Aptaker, based on the novel Simon … Continue reading

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April 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Danny Collins (2015)

DAN FOGELMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2015.  Big Indie Pictures, ShivHans Pictures.  Screenplay by Dan Fogelman.  Cinematography by Steve Yedlin.  Produced by Nimitt Mankad, Jessie Nelson.  Music by Ryan Adams, Theodore Shapiro.  Production … Continue reading

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January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

13 Going On 30

GARY WINICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2004.  Revolution Studios, Thirteen Productions.  Screenplay by Josh Goldsmith, Cathy Yuspa.  Cinematography by Don Burgess.  Produced by Susan Arnold, Gina Matthews, Donna Roth.  Music by Theodore Shapiro.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Arthur (2011)

B.5 (out of 5) Remaking the classic Dudley Moore comedy with yet another fun, lovable rascal in the lead seemed like such a good idea at the time. The Bach … Continue reading

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February 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Juno

BBB.5 (out of 5) Sixteen year-old wiseass Juno (Ellen Page) has curiousity-driven sex with her boyfriend (Michael Cera) and finds herself knocked up.  Without the slightest hesitation she seeks out … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Valentine’s Day

BB (out of 5) Garry Marshall spreads his penchant for empty-headed feelgood stories over a multitude of characters in this nearly unbearable romantic comedy that examines the lives of Los … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dude, Where’s My Car

BB (out of 5) I guess if you’re not expecting much from this slacker comedy then you won’t be too disappointed, though even at that low a level of anticipation … Continue reading

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November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dallas Buyers Club

BBBBB (out of 5) Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) is a man who does not tread lightly on the pleasures of life.  He works as an electrician but makes extra cash … Continue reading

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November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Daredevil

BB.5 (out of 5) After a little boy is blinded by toxic chemicals during a freak accident, he finds that his remaining sense of hearing is so strong that sound … Continue reading

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October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Washington Square

BBB.5 (out of 5) Marvelously costumed, faithful adaptation of Henry James’ 19th-century novel is not as powerful as The Heiress thanks mainly to an overly-awkward performance by Jennifer Jason Leigh as … Continue reading

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October 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 2002.  DreamWorks, Kemp Company, Splendid Pictures, Parkes+MacDonald Image Nation, Muse Entertainment Enterprises.  Screenplay by Jeff Nathanson, based on the book Catch Me If You … Continue reading

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September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Odd Life Of Timothy Green

B (out of 5) A childless couple (Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Garner) are told by their doctor that there is no hope that they will ever conceive despite all the medical … Continue reading

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July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment