My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Nice Guys (2016)

SHANE BLACK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2016.  Misty Mountains, Bloom, Lipsync Productions, Nice Guys, Silver Pictures, Waypoint Entertainment.  Screenplay by Shane Black, Anthony Bagarozzi.  Cinematography by Philippe Rousselot.  Produced by Joel … Continue reading

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May 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

All About Steve (2009)

PHIL TRAILL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 2009.  Fox 2000 Pictures, Radar Pictures, Dune Entertainment III, Fortis Films, Dune Entertainment.  Screenplay by Kim Barker.  Cinematography by Tim Suhrstedt.  Produced by Sandra Bullock, Mary … Continue reading

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February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Where The Heart Is (2000)

MATT WILLIAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2000.  Twentieth Century Fox, Wind Dancer Productions.  Screenplay by Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, based on the novel by Billie Letts.  Cinematography by Richard Greatrex. Produced by Susan … Continue reading

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February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cloud Atlas (2012)

LILLY WACHOWSKI, LANA WACHOWSKI, TOM TYKWER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Germany/USA/Hong Kong/Singapore, 2012.  Cloud Atlas Productions, X-Filme Creative Pool, Anarchos Pictures, A Company Filmproduktionsgesellschaft, ARD Degeto Film, Ascension Pictures, … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Chronicles Of Riddick

BBB (out of 5) Five years after the exciting events of Pitch Black, morally ambiguous ex-convict Riddick (Vin Diesel) is caught by a bounty hunter and brought to a planet … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pitch Black

BBB (out of 5) Terrifying futuristic thriller about a prison-shuttle ship marooned on a distant planet inhabited by killer creatures that only come out at night. So you only have … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Agent Cody Banks (2003)

HARALD ZWART Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/Canada, 2003.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Splendid Pictures, Maverick Films, Dylan Sellers Productions, Madacy Entertainment.  Story by Jeffrey Jurgensen, Screenplay by Ashley Miller, Zack Stentz, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski.  … Continue reading

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January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment


BBB (out of 5) A Chicago barbershop is the setting for this delightful comedy, where local residents gather to spiff themselves up and engage in conversations about their lives and … Continue reading

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January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reality Bites

BBB (out of 5) Gen X-ers graduate from college and are unable to find themselves a place in the new ‘real’ world that daunts them.  Winona Ryder displays a dollop … Continue reading

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January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hollywood Homicide

BB (out of 5) Harrison Ford and Josh Hartnett play an oddly matched team of homicide detectives, both of whom also have other jobs on the side. Ford is a … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment


BBBB (out of 5) Coraline arrives at her new home in the countryside and finds there is no one to play with. Her parents are horticultural writers who have absolutely … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

BBB (out of 5) Shamefully, the first film to be done with completely realistic three-dimensional animation is saddled with a script that is flat as a board. The voices of … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment