My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Where’d You Go, Bernadette (2019)

RICHARD LINKLATER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2019.  Annapurna Pictures, Color Force.  Screenplay by Richard Linklater, Holly Gant, Vincent Palmo Jr., based on the novel by Maria Semple.  … Continue reading

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September 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

The First Wives Club (1996)

HUGH WILSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1996.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Robert Harling, based on the novel by Olivia Goldsmith.  Cinematography by Donald E. Thorin.  Produced by Scott Rudin.  Music by Marc Shaiman.  Production Design … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Unfaithful (2002)

ADRIAN LYNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Germany/France, 2002.  Fox 2000 Pictures, Regency Enterprises, Epsilon Motion Pictures, Unfaithful Filmproduktion GmbH & Co. KG.  Screenplay by Alvin Sargent, William Broyles Jr., based on the … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment


BB.5 (out of 5) Oh look, another movie about a junkie looking to get her kid back:  where did they come up with this original idea? Maggie Gyllenhaal‘s unapologetic performance … Continue reading

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June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Ice Storm

BBBBB (out of 5) America’s coming-of-age in the seventies is represented by the dramatic events in an average suburban family, who find themselves unable to deal with the lifestyle changes … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

127 Hours

BBBB (out of 5) This unforgettable film by Danny Boyle gives flesh and blood to a memorable news headline from 2003, when Aron Ralston was rescued after being trapped under … Continue reading

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June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Looking For Richard

BB.5 (out of 5) Self-indulgent examination of Shakespeare’s bloodbath tragedy Richard III has Al Pacino directing a semi-documentary of himself preparing for a production of the play, while interviewing some famous … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Celebrity (1998)

WOODY ALLEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1998.  Sweetland Films, Magnolia Productions.  Screenplay by Woody Allen.  Cinematography by Sven Nykvist.  Produced by Jean Doumanian.  Production Design by Santo Loquasto.  Costume Design by Suzy Benzinger.  Film Editing by … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment