My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Christopher Robin (2018)

MARC FORSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2018.  2DUX², Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by Greg Brooker, Mark Steven Johnson, Screenplay by Alex Ross Perry, Tom McCarthy, Allison Schroeder, based on characters … Continue reading

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August 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

JAMES BOBIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2014.  Walt Disney Pictures, Mandeville Films, Babieka, Cinema Vehicle Services, The Muppets Studio.  Screenplay by James Bobin, Nicholas Stoller, based on characters … Continue reading

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April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)

GORE VERBINSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2007.  Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Second Mate Productions.  Screenplay by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, based on characters created by Ted Elliott, Terry … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

GORE VERBINSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 2006.  Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Second Mate Productions.  Screenplay by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, based on characters created by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl (2003)

GORE VERBINSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2003.  Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films.  Story by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Stuart Beattie, Jay Wolpert, Screenplay by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio.  Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.  Produced … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Merchant Of Venice

BBBB (out of 5) In sixteenth century Venice, the city’s rampant anti-Semitism has its own racism bite back when a Jewish moneylender (Al Pacino) looks to be repaid for the … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Life And Death Of Peter Sellers

BBBB (out of 5) Geoffrey Rush‘s awe-inspiring performance is the main reason to watch this excellent biopic of one of the cinema’s most gifted comedians. Sellers went from obscurely modest … Continue reading

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October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Adventures Of Tintin (2011)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA/New Zealand, 2011.  Columbia Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, WingNut Films, The Kennedy/Marshall Company, Hemisphere Media Capital, Nickelodeon Movies.  Screenplay by Steven Moffat, Edgar Wright, Joe … Continue reading

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September 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

I Could Never Be Your Woman

B (out of 5) Just days before its intended theatrical release, this film by Amy Heckerling, whose ability to capture the humour and charms of youth in movies like Clueless … Continue reading

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September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Brothers Grimm

BB.5 (out of 5) After numerous post-production delays, Terry Gilliam’s muddled fantasy film was finally released and revealed to be just as heavy-handed and unfocused as his last attempt in … Continue reading

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August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Finding Neverland

BB.5 (out of 5) Following the abysmal failure of his play Little Mary, Irish playwright J.M. Barrie (Johnny Depp) finds himself wandering around London with his giant pet dog in … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment