My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2018.  Annapurna Pictures, Annapurna Television, Mike Zoss Productions.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, segment All Gold Canyon based on a story … Continue reading

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January 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Hail, Caesar! (2016)

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2016.  Universal Pictures, Working Title Films, Mike Zoss Productions, Dentsu, Fuji Television Network.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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February 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bridge Of Spies (2015)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Germany, 2015.  DreamWorks, Fox 2000 Pictures, Reliance Entertainment, Participant Media, TSG Entertainment, Amblin Entertainment, Marc Platt Productions, Studio Babelsberg.  Screenplay by Matt Charman, Ethan Coen, Joel … Continue reading

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December 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Unbroken (2014)

ANGELINA JOLIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA, 2014.  3 Arts Entertainment, Jolie Pas, Legendary Entertainment.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Richard LaGravenese, William Nicholson, based on the book by Laura … Continue reading

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January 19, 2015 · 2 Comments

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA/France, 2013.  CBS Films, StudioCanal, Anton Capital Entertainment, Mike Zoss Productions, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen.  Cinematography by Bruno … Continue reading

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January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Barton Fink

BBB (out of 5) In this highly stylized Coen Brothers comedy, John Turturro plays a Broadway playwright who is brought out to Hollywood to write films. Initially thrilled at the … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Miller’s Crossing (1990)

JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1990.  Circle Films, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, based on the novels Red Harvest and Glass Key by Dashiell … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Blood Simple (1984)

JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1984.  River Road Productions, Foxton Entertainment.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen.  Cinematography by Barry Sonnenfeld.  Produced by Ethan Coen.  Music by Carter Burwell.  Production Design … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

True Grit (2010)

BBBB (out of 5) Hailee Steinfeld is excellent as a fourteen year-old girl who leaves her rural county to head to the big city and find the man who shot her … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Man Who Wasn’t There

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Brilliant Coen brothers film about a placid barber (Billy Bob Thornton) who tries to arrange a simple scam to get himself out of the boredom of … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Big Lebowski (1998)

JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA/United Kingdom, 1998.  Polygram Filmed Entertainment, Working Title Films.  Screenplay by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen.  Cinematography by Roger Deakins.  Produced by Ethan Coen.  Music by Carter … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Hudsucker Proxy

BBB (out of 5) Stylish and witty film by the Coen brothers that pays tribute to the Frank Capra/Preston Sturges comedies of yesteryear. When Hudsucker Industries loses its president (Charles … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment