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Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Motherless Brooklyn (2019)

EDWARD NORTON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2019.  Class 5 Films, MWM Studios, Warner Bros. Pictures.  Screenplay by Edward Norton, based on the novel by Jonathan Lethem.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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November 12, 2019 · 1 Comment

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

The Land of Steady Habits (2018)

NICOLE HOLOFCENER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2018.  Likely Story.  Screenplay by Nicole Holofcener, based on the novel by Ted Thompson.  Cinematography by Alar Kivilo.  Produced by Stefanie Azpiazu, Anthony Bregman.  Music by Marcelo … Continue reading

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February 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Family Fang (2015)

JASON BATEMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2015.  Aggregate Films, Red Crown Productions, Blossom Films, ML Film Productions, Olympus Pictures, Papagjika Salloway Productions, QED International.  Screenplay by David Lindsay-Abaire, based on the novel … Continue reading

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April 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

That Awkward Moment (2014)

TOM GORMICAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2014.  Treehouse Pictures, Aversano Films, What If It Barks Films, FilmDistrict, Ninjas Runnin’ Wild Productions, Virgin Produced.  Screenplay by Tom Gormican.  Cinematography by Brandon Trost.  Produced … Continue reading

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June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Year Of The Dog (2007)

MIKE WHITE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 2007.  Black & White Productions, Plan B Entertainment, Rip Cord Productions.  Screenplay by Mike White.  Cinematography by Tim Orr.  Produced by Dede Gardner, Ben LeClair, Mike White.  Music by … Continue reading

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February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Civil Action (1998)

STEVEN ZAILLIAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1998.  Touchstone Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Wildwood Enterprises, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the book by Jonathan Harr.  Cinematography by Conrad L. Hall.  Produced … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Phone Booth (2002)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA, 2002.  Fox 2000 Pictures, Zucker/Netter Productions.  Screenplay by Larry Cohen.  Cinematography by Matthew Libatique.  Produced by Gil Netter, David Zucker.  Music by Harry Gregson-Williams.  Production Design by Andrew Laws.  Costume … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

It Runs In The Family

BBB (out of 5) Once again returning to the classy New York film genre that he handled so well in Six Degrees of Separation, Australian-born Fred Schepisi ably directs this … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Leaves Of Grass

BB (out of 5) Classics professor Edward Norton has worked hard to make himself the foremost scholar on ancient Greek philosophy, so much so that top Ivy League schools are … Continue reading

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November 30, 2013 · Leave a comment


BB.5 (out of 5) After his parents reveal to him that they’ve suffered a financial loss thanks to his father’s having been demoted at work, Jesse Eisenberg is devastated to … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Station Agent (2003)

TOM McCARTHY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2003.  SenArt Films, Next Wednesday Productions.  Screenplay by Tom McCarthy.  Cinematography by Oliver Bokelberg.  Produced by Robert May, Mary Jane Skalski, Kathryn Tucker.  Music by Stephen Trask.  Production … Continue reading

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November 25, 2013 · 1 Comment