My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The House With A Clock In Its Walls (2018)

ELI ROTH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 2018.  Amblin Entertainment, Mythology Entertainment.  Screenplay by Eric Kripke, based on the novel by John Bellairs.  Cinematography by Rogier Stoffers.  Produced by Bradley J. Fischer, Eric … Continue reading

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October 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Need For Speed (2014)

SCOTT WAUGH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA/India/United Kingdom/France/Philippines, 2014.  DreamWorks, Reliance Entertainment, Bandito Brothers.  Story by George Gatins, John Gatins, Screenplay by George Gatins.  Cinematography by Shane Hurlbut.  Produced by John Gatins, Patrick … Continue reading

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August 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Mummy (2017)

ALEX KURTZMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2017.  Universal Pictures, Dark Universe, Dentsu, Perfect World Pictures (Beijing), Sean Daniel Company, Secret Hideout.  Screen story by Jon Spaihts, Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet, Screenplay … Continue reading

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June 27, 2017 · 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

The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)

TONY RICHARDSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  United Kingdom/Canada/USA, 1984.  Woodfall Film Productions, Filmline Productions, Producers Circle.  Screenplay by Tony Richardson, based on the novel by John Irving. Cinematography by David Watkin.  Produced … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Horse Whisperer

BBBBB (out of 5) Absorbing, superior adaptation of Nicholas Evans’ novel features Kristin Scott Thomas in top form as a frightened mother who is losing her daughter (Scarlett Johansson) to grief … Continue reading

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December 19, 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

A River Runs Through It

BBBB (out of 5) Poetic and touching, this is a good film for those who love movies about fly fishing. All five of you. For the rest, it’s a fantastic … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Something’s Gotta Give (2003)

NANCY MEYERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2003.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Warner Bros., Waverly Films.  Screenplay by Nancy Meyers.  Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus.  Produced by Bruce A. Block.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

It’s Complicated (2009)

NANCY MEYERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2009.  Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Waverly Films, Scott Rudin Productions, Dentsu.  Screenplay by Nancy Meyers.  Cinematography by John Toll.  Produced by Nancy Meyers, Scott Rudin.  Music by Heitor … Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

What Women Want

BB.5 (out of 5) Mel Gibson is ridiculous in this really, really, really long comedy about a man who is suddenly given the ability to hear the inner thoughts of the … Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Holiday (2006)

NANCY MEYERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2006.  Columbia Pictures, Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Waverly Films.  Screenplay by Nancy Meyers.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by Bruce A. Block, Nancy Meyers.  Music by Hans … Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment