My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Alien: Covenant (2017)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/United Kingdom/Australia/New Zealand/Canada, 2017.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Scott Free Productions, TSG Entertainment, Brandywine Productions.  Story by Jack Paglen, Michael Green, Screenplay by John Logan, … Continue reading

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May 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Genius (2016)

MICHAEL GRANDAGE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2016.  Desert Wolf Productions, Michael Grandage Company, Riverstone Pictures, Ingenious, Pinewood Pictures, Reliance Entertainment Productions 8.  Screenplay by John Logan, based on the … Continue reading

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June 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Spectre (2015)

SAM MENDES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2015.  B24, Columbia Pictures, Eon Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Screenplay by John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, … Continue reading

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November 10, 2015 · 3 Comments

The Last Samurai (2003)

EDWARD ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2003.  Warner Bros., The Bedford Falls Company, Cruise/Wagner Productions, Radar Pictures.  Story by John Logan, Screenplay by John Logan, Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz.  Cinematography by John … Continue reading

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March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Time Machine (2002)

SIMON WELLS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.  USA, 2002.  Warner Bros., DreamWorks, Parkes+MacDonald Image Nation, Arnold Leibovit Entertainment.  Screenplay by John Logan, based on a screenplay by David Duncan and the novel … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rango (2011)

GORE VERBINSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2011.  Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon Movies, Blind Wink Productions, GK Films.  Story by John Logan, Gore Verbinski, James Ward Byrkit, Screenplay by John Logan.  … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls

B (out of 5) A sequel in name only, this film has no connection with the Jacqueline Susann turkey except that it too is about girls who come to Hollywood … Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Sinbad: Legend Of The Seven Seas (2003)

PATRICK GILMORE, TIM JOHNSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2003.  DreamWorks, DreamWorks Animation.  Screenplay by John Logan.  Produced by Jeffrey Katzenberg, Mireille Soria.  Music by Harry Gregson-Williams.  Production Design by Raymond Zibach.  Film Editing by … Continue reading

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August 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Gladiator (2000)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2000.  DreamWorks, Universal Pictures, Scott Free Productions, Mill Film, C & L, Dawliz.  Story by David Franzoni, Screenplay by David Franzoni, John Logan, William Nicholson.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Any Given Sunday

BB (out of 5) Al Pacino plays the disgruntled, aging coach of a troubled football team owned by a tough-as-nails, monstrously evil woman (well, aren’t they all, Mr. Stone) who thinks … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment


BB (out of 5) One of Shakespeare’s least-known plays is adapted to the big screen by actor/director Ralph Fiennes, playing the Roman general who goes back and forth in popularity … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBB.5 (out of 5) Tribute is paid to the early days of cinema in this enjoyable charmer by Martin Scorsese.  Asa Butterfield is wonderful as an orphan boy who lives in … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment