My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Ben Is Back (2018)

PETER HEDGES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2018.  Black Bear Pictures, 30West, Color Force.  Screenplay by Peter Hedges.  Cinematography by Stuart Dryburgh.  Produced by Peter Hedges, Nina Jacobson, Teddy Schwarzman, Brad Simpson.  Music by … Continue reading

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December 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Wonder (2017)

STEPHEN CHBOSKY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Hong Kong, 2017.  Lionsgate, Mandeville Films, Participant Media, Walden Media.  Screenplay by Stephen Chbosky, Steve Conrad, Jack Thorne, based on the novel by R.J. Palacio.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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June 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Secret In Their Eyes (2015)

BILLY RAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/United Kingdom/Spain/South Korea, 2015.  IM Global, STX Entertainment, Route One Entertainment, Union Investment Partners, Gran Via Productions, SITE Productions, Willies Movies, Ingenious Media.  Screenplay by Billy … Continue reading

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March 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Larry Crowne (2011)

TOM HANKS Bil’s rating (out of 5):   0.5.  USA, 2011.  Universal Pictures, Vendome Pictures, StudioCanal, Playtone Productions, Summit Entertainment.  Screenplay by Tom Hanks, Nia Vardalos.  Cinematography by Philippe Rousselot.  Produced by Gary Goetzman, Tom Hanks.  Music by … Continue reading

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May 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Mexican (2001)

GORE VERBINSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2001.  DreamWorks, Newmarket Capital Group, Lawrence Bender Productions, Pistolero Productions LLC.  Screenplay by J.H. Wyman.  Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.  Produced by John Baldecchi, Lawrence Bender.  Music by … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Charlotte’s Web (2006)

GARY WINICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Germany, 2006.  Paramount Pictures, Walden Media, Kerner Entertainment Company, Nickelodeon Movies, Film Victoria, KMP Film Invest, Sandman Studios.  Story by Earl Hamner Jr., Screenplay by … Continue reading

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February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mirror Mirror

BBB (out of 5) Another reimagining of a fairy tale, this one looking to rehabilitate the passivity of Snow White in much the same way that Snow White And The … Continue reading

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February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

I Love Trouble

BBB (out of 5) Julia Roberts  is obviously having a gas in this mild-mannered romantic comedy, in which she and Nick Nolte play competing reporters for different newspapers who end up … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Flatliners (1990)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  USA, 1990.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Stonebridge Entertainment.  Screenplay by Peter Filardi.  Cinematography by Jan de Bont.  Produced by Rick Bieber, Michael Douglas.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sleeping With The Enemy (1991)

JOSEPH RUBEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1991.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Ronald Bass, based on the novel by Nancy Price.  Cinematography by John Lindley.  Produced by Leonard Goldberg.  Music by Jerry … Continue reading

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December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

America’s Sweethearts

B (out of 5) Flat, boring and completely unsympathetic romantic comedy that wastes the talent of everyone involved. Billy Crystal (who wrote and produced) plays a publicity director at a … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mystic Pizza

BBBB (out of 5) This charmer tells the tale of two Portuguese-American sisters and their best friend living in Massachusetts and working in a local pizza parlor:  Lili Taylor has left … Continue reading

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December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment