My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

A View From The Top (2003)

BRUNO BARRETO Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA, 2003.  Miramax, Brad Grey Pictures, Cohen Productions.  Screenplay by Eric Wald.  Cinematography by Affonso Beato.  Produced by Matthew Baer, Bobby Cohen, … Continue reading

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December 2, 2019 · 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

The Jane Austen Book Club

BBB.5 (out of 5) Six-time wife Kathy Baker attends the funeral of her friend Maria Bello‘s dog and decides she needs to do something to cheer her up. She puts together … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pleasantville

BBBB (out of 5) Tobey Maguire experiences a dream come true when he is magically transported along with his always-at-odds sister (Reese Witherspoon) to the world of his favourite Leave … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mother And Child

BB.5 (out of 5) The multi-strand narrative begins with a teenager giving birth after getting into trouble with her high school boyfriend.  We then fast-forward to thirty seven years later, … Continue reading

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December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Knight And Day (2010)

JAMES MANGOLD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2010.  Twentieth Century Fox, Regency Enterprises, Pink Machine, Tree Line Film, Dune Entertainment.  Screenplay by Patrick O’Neill.  Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by Todd Garner, … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

I Capture The Castle

BBBB (out of 5) Lovely coming-of-age drama stars a wonderful Romola Garai as a girl growing up in a drafty, corroding castle with her blocked writer father (Bill Nighy), dangerously … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sunshine State (2002)

JOHN SAYLES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2002.  Anarchist’s Convention Films.  Screenplay by John Sayles.  Cinematography by Patrick Cady.  Produced by Maggie Renzi.  Music by Mason Daring.  Production Design by Mark Ricker.  Costume Design by Mayes … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment