My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014)

MATT REEVES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2014.  Chernin Entertainment, Ingenious Media, Soho VFX, TSG Entertainment.  Screenplay by Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, based on characters created by Rick Jaffa, Amanda … Continue reading

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July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

We Were Soldiers (2002)

RANDALL WALLACE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/Germany, 2002.  Icon Entertainment International, Motion Picture Production GmbH & Co. Erste KG, Wheelhouse Entertainment.  Screenplay by Randall Wallace, based on the book We Were … Continue reading

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February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

August Rush

B Painfully melodramatic bullshit about a little boy (Freddie Highmore) who is the love child of a rock musician (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) and a classical cellist (Keri Russell) and is … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment


BBB (out of 5) The real-life tragedy of actress-writer-director Adrienne Shelly‘s murder most certainly was responsible for most of the attention that this film has received since its Sundance premiere, … Continue reading

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January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Leaves Of Grass

BB (out of 5) Classics professor Edward Norton has worked hard to make himself the foremost scholar on ancient Greek philosophy, so much so that top Ivy League schools are … Continue reading

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November 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Upside Of Anger

BB.5 (out of 5) Imagine if All That Heaven Allows was remade as a contemporary story, with the wealthy housewife being a divorcee instead of a widow and turning to an … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dark Skies

BBB (out of 5) When you’re already struggling to make ends meet under the crunch of the financial crisis, alien invasion does you no favours. Keri Russell is a frustrated real-estate … Continue reading

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May 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mission: Impossible III

BBB.5 (out of 5) In 1996, megastar Tom Cruise worked overtime for his audiences, providing us with the slam bang action of Mission: Impossible and giving us a glimpse into his … Continue reading

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May 11, 2013 · Leave a comment