My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

MICHAEL DOUGHERTY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA/Japan, 2019.  Warner Bros., Legendary Entertainment, Toho Company, Wanda Qingdao Studios. Story by Max Borenstein, Michael Dougherty, Zach Shields, Screenplay by Michael … Continue reading

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June 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

First Man (2018)

DAMIEN CHAZELLE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/Japan, 2018.  Universal Pictures, DreamWorks, Perfect World Pictures, Temple Hill Entertainment, Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, Dentsu, Fuji Television Network.  Screenplay by Josh Singer, … Continue reading

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December 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Game Night (2018)

JOHN FRANCIS DALEY, JONATHAN GOLDSTEIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 2018.  Aggregate Films, Davis Entertainment, New Line Cinema.  Screenplay by Mark Perez.  Cinematography by Barry Peterson.  Produced by Jason Bateman, John Davis, John … Continue reading

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March 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Manchester By The Sea (2016)

KENNETH LONERGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2016.  Amazon Studios, K Period Media, Pearl Street Films, The Media Farm, The Affleck/Middleton Project, B Story, Big Indie Pictures, CMP, OddLot … Continue reading

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December 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Carol (2015)

TODD HAYNES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2015.  The Weinstein Company, Film4, Number 9 Films, StudioCanal, HanWay Films, Killer Films, Goldcrest Films International, Dirty Films, Infilm, Larkhard Films.  Screenplay by Phyllis … Continue reading

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December 16, 2015 · 5 Comments

The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2013.  Red Granite Pictures, Appian Way, Sikelia Productions, EMJAG Productions.  Screenplay by Terence Winter, based on the book by Jordan Belfort.  Cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto.  Produced by … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Day The Earth Stood Still (2008)

B (out of 5) Disappointing remake of the science-fiction classic by Robert Wise.  Jennifer Connelly plays a biology professor whose home life is difficult thanks to the death of her husband … Continue reading

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July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

King Kong (2005)

BBB.5 (out of 5) Exciting, touching and exhausting adventure by Peter Jackson, following up his Lord Of The Rings trilogy with another critical and commercial success. A desperate filmmaker (Jack … Continue reading

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June 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

KATHRYN BIGELOW Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2012.  Screenplay by Mark Boal.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Annapurna Pictures, First Light Production.  Cinematography by Greig Fraser.  Produced by Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal, Megan Ellison.  Music by Alexandre Desplat.  Production … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Kingdom

BBBB (out of 5) After a series of bombs and gunfire attacks are unleashed upon an American compound in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a group of FBI special agents in Washington … Continue reading

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June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBBB (out of 5) Following the terminally ill Shah’s escape to America and Ayatollah Khomeini’s rise to power over a newly conservative Iran, Americans at the U.S. embassy in 1979 … Continue reading

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May 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Super 8 (2011)

J.J. ABRAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2011.  Paramount Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Bad Robot, K/O Camera Toys.  Screenplay by J.J. Abrams.  Cinematography by Larry Fong.  Produced by J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, Steven Spielberg.  Music by … Continue reading

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May 11, 2013 · Leave a comment