My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Judge (2014)

DAVID DOBKIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA, 2014.  Warner Bros., Big Kid Pictures, Team Downey, Village Roadshow Pictures.  Story by David Dobkin, Nick Schenk, Screenplay by Nick Schenk, Bill … Continue reading

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August 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Joy (2015)

DAVID O. RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2015.  Fox 2000 Pictures, Annapurna Pictures, Davis Entertainment, 10 by 10 Entertainment, TSG Entertainment.  Story by Annie Mumolo, David O. Russell, Screenplay … Continue reading

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January 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Net (1995)

IRWIN WINKLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1995.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by John D. Brancato, Michael Ferris.  Cinematography by Jack N. Green.  Produced by Rob Cowan, Irwin Winkler.  Music by Mark Isham.  Production Design by J. … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

At First Sight (1999)

IRWIN WINKLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1999.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Steve Levitt, based on the story To See And Not See by Oliver Sacks.  Cinematography by John Seale.  Produced by Rob Cowan, Irwin Winkler.  Music … Continue reading

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February 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rambo (2008)

SYLVESTER STALLONE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Germany, 2008.  Lionsgate, The Weinstein Company, Millennium Films, Nu Image/Millennium Films, Equity Pictures Medienfonds GmbH & Co. KG IV, Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films, Rogue Marble.  Screenplay by … Continue reading

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January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Clear And Present Danger (1994)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1994.  Mace Neufeld Productions, Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Donald Stewart, Steven Zaillian, John Milius, based on the novel by Tom Clancy.  Cinematography by Donald McAlpine.  Produced … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oscar (1991)

JOHN LANDIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1991.  Joseph S. Vecchio Entertainment, Silver Screen Partners IV, Touchstone Pictures.  Screenplay by Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland, based on the play by Claude Magnier.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

In Her Shoes

BBBB (out of 5) Toni Collette is a successful lawyer whose orderly life is periodically disrupted by her aimless but highly glamorous, boy-crazy sister (Cameron Diaz) in this absorbing film … Continue reading

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September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

1776

BBB (out of 5) The months leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence are the subject of this highly literate musical. While the unpopular, obnoxious John Adams … Continue reading

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September 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

J. Edgar (2011)

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2011.  Imagine Entertainment, Malpaso Productions, Wintergreen Productions.  Screenplay by Dustin Lance Black.  Cinematography by Tom Stern.  Produced by Clint Eastwood, Brian Grazer, Robert Lorenz.  Music by Clint … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Men Who Stare At Goats

BBB (out of 5) Grant Heslov’s humorous adaptation of Peter Straughan’s book is an unfortunate misfire, a brilliantly conceived and packaged film that never equals the sum of its parts. … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Michael Clayton

BBBB.5 (out of 5) George Clooney gives a masterful performance as a dirt-busting lawyer who is asked to reign in a top member of his firm’s legal council (Tom Wilkinson) … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment