My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

LUC BESSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  France/China/Belgium/Germany/United Arab Emirates/USA/United Kingdom/Canada, 2017.  EuropaCorpm, Fundamental Films, Grive Productions, Gulf Film, Novo Pictures, Orange Studio, River Road Entertainment, TF1 Films Production, Universum Film.  Screenplay by … Continue reading

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September 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Homesman (2014)

TOMMY LEE JONES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  France/USA, 2014.  EuropaCorp, Ithaca, The Javelina Film Company.  Screenplay by Tommy Lee Jones, Kieran Fitzgerald, Wesley A. Oliver, based on the novel by Glendon Swarthout. … Continue reading

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March 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lucy (2014)

LUC BESSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  France, 2014.  EuropaCorp, TF1 Films Production, Grive Productions, Canal+, Ciné+, TF1, Filmagic Pictures Co., Element Film.  Screenplay by Luc Besson.  Cinematography by Thierry Arbogast.  Produced by Virginie Besson-Silla.  Music … Continue reading

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August 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kiss Of The Dragon

BBBB (out of 5) Exciting action adventure that brings Hong Kong superstar Jet Li over to mainstream American audiences.  Set in Paris, this tale of warring thugs, thieves and crooked … Continue reading

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November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Colombiana

BB.5 (out of 5) After witnessing her parents’ murder before her eyes as a child, Cataleya (Zoe Saldana) grows up with nothing but vengeance on her mind, taken from her … Continue reading

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November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Transporter 3

BB.5 (out of 5) Jason Statham is once again hired to transport a package and once again, the stakes are high and, yes, once again, his shirt gets gleefully taken off … Continue reading

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November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Unleashed (Danny The Dog)

BB (out of 5) Gang boss Bob Hoskins has raised Jet Li from a young boy to think of himself more or less as a pet dog. His emotional needs are never … Continue reading

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November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Transporter 2

BB (out of 5) Shame about the plot: were it only for Jason Statham‘s ability to carry a film, this would be a surefire action classic, but the shoddy writing … Continue reading

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November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Transporter

BB.5 (out of 5) Jason Statham plays a driver who is hired by hoods and thugs to transport various items of a discreet nature around Europe. Travelling around in his swanky … Continue reading

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November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

BBBBB (out of 5) Tommy Lee Jones scores huge in his feature film directorial debut, a fascinating, dramatic look at race relations and loose concepts of justice in modern-day Texas. He … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Arthur And The Invisibles (Arthur Et Les Minimoys) (2006)

LUC BESSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  France, 2006.  EuropaCorp, Avalanche Productions, Canal+, Sofica Europacorp.  Created by Patrice Garcia, Georges Bouchelagem, Philippe Rouchier, Nicolas Fructus,Screenplay by Celine Garcia, Luc Besson, based on the … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Fifth Element (1997)

LUC BESSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France, 1997.  Gaumont.  Story by Luc Besson, Screenplay by Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen.  Cinematography by Thierry Arbogast.  Produced by Patrice Ledoux.  Music by Eric Serra.  Production Design by Dan … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013 · 1 Comment