My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Joker (2019)

TODD PHILLIPS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA/Canada, 2019.  Bron Studios, Creative Wealth Media Finance, DC Comics, DC Entertainment, Joint Effort, Village Roadshow Pictures, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Todd Phillips, … Continue reading

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October 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

You Were Never Really Here (2017)

LYNNE RAMSAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/France/USA, 2017.  Why Not Productions, Film4, British Film Institute Production Board.  Screenplay by Lynne Ramsay, based on the book by Jonathan Ames.  Cinematography by Thomas Townend.  Produced … Continue reading

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April 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Irrational Man (2015)

WOODY ALLEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 2015.  Gravier Productions.  Screenplay by Woody Allen.  Cinematography by Darius Khondji.  Produced by Letty Aronson, Stephen Tenenbaum, Edward Walson.  Production Design by Carl Sprague.  Costume Design by Suzy … Continue reading

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August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Immigrant (2013)

JAMES GRAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 2013.  Worldview Entertainment, Keep Your Head, Kingsgate Films, Wild Bunch.  Screenplay by James Gray, Ric Menello.  Cinematography by Darius Khondji.  Produced by James Colby, Anthony Katagas, Greg Shapiro, … Continue reading

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March 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Inherent Vice (2014)

PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2014.  Ghoulardi Film Company, Warner Bros., IAC Films, RatPac-Dune Entertainment.  Screenplay by Paul Thomas Anderson, based on the novel by Thomas Pynchon.  inematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by … Continue reading

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January 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Village

B (out of 5) This chapter in M. Night Shyamalan’s trove of scary tales is one of the most pretentiously idiotic pieces of tripe that you’ll ever see. It takes … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment


BBB.5 (out of 5) Farmer and former priest Mel Gibson is startled awake one morning to find mysteriously-shaped crop circles in the cornfields adjoining his house. He is further disturbed by … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ladder 49

BB (out of 5) Painfully cliché-riddled drama about firefighters that makes the lamentable Backdraft suddenly look so much better. The action takes place in a local firehouse chock full of … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Return To Paradise

BBB.5 (out of 5) Remake of Force Majeure, about two friends (Vince Vaughn, David Conrad) approached by a lawyer (Anne Heche) who beseeches them to return to Thailand where they recently … Continue reading

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December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBBB (out of 5) In a very near future, Joaquin Phoenix works a job creating handwritten letters for online users (as confusingly silly movie jobs go, I believe it’s the … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Walk The Line (2005)

JAMES MANGOLD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Germany, 2005.  Fox 2000 Pictures, Tree Line Film, Konrad Pictures, Catfish Productions, Major Studio Partners, Mars Media Beteiligungs.  Screenplay by Gill Dennis, James Mangold, … Continue reading

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October 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Parenthood (1989)

RON HOWARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.5.  USA, 1989.  Imagine Entertainment, Universal Pictures.  Story by Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Ron Howard, Screenplay by Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel.  Cinematography by Donald McAlpine.  Produced by … Continue reading

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September 7, 2013 · Leave a comment