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Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Goldfinch (2019)

JOHN CROWLEY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 2019.  Amazon Studios, Color Force, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Peter Straughan, based on the novel by Donna Tartt.  Cinematography by Roger … Continue reading

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October 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Upside (2017)

NEIL BURGER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2017.  Escape Artists, Lantern Entertainment.  Screenplay by Jon Hartmere, based on the motion picture Intouchables by Éric Toledano and Olivier Nakache.  … Continue reading

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September 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Ready Player One (2018)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  USA, 2018.  Amblin Entertainment, De Line Pictures, Dune Entertainment, Farah Films & Management, Reliance Entertainment, Village Roadshow Pictures, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Zak Penn, Ernest … Continue reading

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June 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Deepwater Horizon (2016)

PETER BERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB. Hong Kong/USA, 2016.  Summit Entertainment, Participant Media, Di Bonaventura Pictures, Closest to the Hole Productions, Leverage Entertainment, TIK Film.  Screen Story by Matthew Sand, Screenplay by … Continue reading

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May 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Quiet Place (2018)

JOHN KRASINSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  USA, 2018.  Platinum Dunes, Sunday Night.  Story by Bryan Woods, Scott Beck, Screenplay by Bryan Woods, Scott Beck, John Krasinski.  Cinematography by Charlotte Bruus Christensen.  Produced by … Continue reading

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April 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Black Mass (2015)

SCOTT COOPER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2015.  Cross Creek Pictures, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Le Grisbi Productions, Head Gear Films, Vendian Entertainment.  Screenplay by Mark Mallouk, Jez Butterworth, based on … Continue reading

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April 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bridge Of Spies (2015)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Germany, 2015.  DreamWorks, Fox 2000 Pictures, Reliance Entertainment, Participant Media, TSG Entertainment, Amblin Entertainment, Marc Platt Productions, Studio Babelsberg.  Screenplay by Matt Charman, Ethan Coen, Joel … Continue reading

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December 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Most Violent Year (2014)

J.C. CHANDOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2014.  Before The Door Pictures, Washington Square Films, FilmNation Entertainment, Participant Media, Imagenation Abu Dhabi FZ, Old Bull Pictures.  Screenplay by J.C. Chandor.   Cinematography … Continue reading

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February 5, 2015 · 3 Comments

Foxcatcher (2014)

BENNETT MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2014.  Annapurna Pictures, Likely Story, Media Rights Capital.  Screenplay by E. Max Frye, Dan Futterman.  Cinematography by Greig Fraser.  Produced by Anthony Bregman, Megan Ellison, Jon Kilik, … Continue reading

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December 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

St. Vincent (2014)

THEODORE MELFI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2014.  Chernin Entertainment, Crescendo Productions, Goldenlight Films, The Weinstein Company.  Screenplay by Theodore Melfi.  Cinematography by John Lindley.  Produced by Peter Chernin, Theodore Melfi, Fred Roos, … Continue reading

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October 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Business Of Strangers

BBBB (out of 5) This excellent film is the cinematic equivalent of Madonna’s hit song “What It Feels Like For A Girl”. Tough-as-nails software executive Stockard Channing has just fired her … Continue reading

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January 26, 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