My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

You Don’t Mess With The Zohan (2008)

DENNIS DUGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2008.  Columbia Pictures, Relativity Media, Happy Madison Productions, FortyFour Studios.  Screenplay by Adam Sandler, Robert Smigel, Judd Apatow.  Cinematography by Michael … Continue reading

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September 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Gloria Bell (2018)

SEBASTIAN LELIO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Chile/USA, 2018.  Fabula, FilmNation Entertainment.  Screenplay by Alice Johnson Boher, Sebastian Lelio, based on the story by Gonzalo Maza, screenplay by Sebastián Lelio.  … Continue reading

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March 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA/Spain, 2014.  Chernin Entertainment, Scott Free Productions, Babieka, Volcano Films.  Screenplay by Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Jeffrey Caine, Steven Zaillian. Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.  Produced by … Continue reading

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December 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

My Mother (Mia Madre) (2015)

NANNI MORETTI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Italy/France, 2015.  Sacher Film, Fandango, Le Pacte, Rai Cinema, Ifitalia, Arte France Cinema, Fonds Eurimages du Conseil de l’Europe, Ministero per I Beni e … Continue reading

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September 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fading Gigolo (2013)

JOHN TURTURRO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA, 2013.  Antidote Films, Covert Media.  Screenplay by John Turturro.  Cinematography by Marco Pontecorvo.  Produced by Bill Block, Paul Hanson, Jeffrey Kusama-Hinte.  Production Design by Lester Cohen.  Costume Design by … Continue reading

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June 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Illuminata (1998)

JOHN TURTURRO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Spain/USA/Japan, 1998.  CDI, GreeneStreet Films, JVC Entertainment Networks, Overseas FilmGroup, Sogepaq.  Screenplay by Brandon Cole, John Turturro, based on the play by Brandon Cole.  Cinematography by Harris Savides.  Produced … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thirteen Conversations About One Thing

BBBB (out of 5) On a casual evening in New York, a hotshot lawyer (Matthew McConaughey) celebrates a personal victory at a local bar, having just sent a guilty man … Continue reading

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January 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Monkeybone

BB (out of 5) Painfully unfunny comedy about a disenchanted cartoon artist (Brendan Fraser) who goes into a coma following a car accident and descends into an animated world of … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Desperately Seeking Susan

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Rosanna Arquette plays a bored New Jersey housewife who gets a little excitement in her life when she gets amnesia and accidentally falls into the personality and … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Anger Management

BB.5 (out of 5) Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler earn big money cashing in on their trademark personalities. Sandler plays a frustrated executive assistant who internalizes all his anger and never lets … Continue reading

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January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cradle Will Rock

BBBB (out of 5) Excellent ensemble comedy about the real life Red Scare events surrounding the birth and quick disappearance of the Federal Theatre Program in the 1930s, a program … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quiz Show

BBBBB (out of 5) Robert Redford directs this awe-inspiring examination of the more “innocent” days of television.  When it is revealed that a popular quiz show has been rigging its … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment