My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Short Eyes (1977)

ROBERT M. YOUNG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1977.  Screenplay by Miguel Pinero, based on his play. Cinematography by Peter Sova. Produced by Lewis Harris, Robert M. Young. Music by Curtis Mayfield.  Production Design … Continue reading

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September 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Nasty Baby (2015)

SEBASTIAN SILVA Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA/Chile, 2015.  Fabula, Funny Balloons, Versatile, Killer Films.  Screenplay by Sebastián Silva.  Cinematography by Sergio Armstrong.  Produced by Charlie Dibe, David Hinojosa, Juan de Dios Larrain, Pablo … Continue reading

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April 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)

KIRK JONES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA/Canada, 2016.  Gold Circle Films, HBO Films, Playtone, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Nia Vardalos.  Cinematography by Jim Denault.  Produced by Gary Goetzman, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson.  Music y Christopher … Continue reading

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April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Noah (2014)

DARREN ARONOFSKY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2014.  Paramount Pictures, Regency Enterprises, Protozoa Pictures, Disruption Entertainment, FortyFour Studios.  Screenplay by Darren Aronofsky, Ari Handel.  Cinematography by Matthew Libatique.  Produced by Darren Aronofsky, Scott Franklin, Arnon Milchan, … Continue reading

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April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Glory (1989)

EDWARD ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1989.  TriStar Pictures, Freddie Fields Productions.  Screenplay by Kevin Jarre, based on the letters of Robert Gould Shaw, the book Lay This Laurel by … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Defiance (2008)

EDWARD ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2008.  Paramount Vantage, Grosvenor Park Productions, The Bedford Falls Company, Defiance Productions.  Screenplay by Clayton Frohman, Edward Zwick, based on the book Defiance: … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hard Ball

BBB.5 (out of 5) Keanu Reeves plays a compulsive gambler whose debts have caught up with him and landed him in big trouble. To help ease his money problems, his friend … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Pallbearer (1996)

MATT REEVES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1996.  Miramax, The Chess Club.  Screenplay by Jason Katims, Matt Reeves.  Cinematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by J.J. Abrams, Paul Webster.  Music by Stewart Copeland.  Production Design by Robin … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mickey Blue Eyes

BBB (out of 5) Hugh Grant‘s charm and some extremely hilarious moments make up for the lack of substance and a bad ending in this charming but forgettable comedy. Grant … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

BBB (out of 5) The film that made Jim Carrey a superstar is a silly comedy but one filled with many laughs that would eventually become the hallmark of his crude … Continue reading

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October 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

End Of Days (1999)

PETER HYAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1999.  Beacon Communications, Beacon Pictures, Lucifilms.  Screenplay by Andrew W. Marlowe.  Cinematography by Peter Hyams.  Produced by Armyan Bernstein, Bill Borden.  Music by John Debney.  Production Design by Richard … Continue reading

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October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

I Shot Andy Warhol

BB (out of 5) Lili Taylor‘s performance as Valerie Solanas starts out riveting and soon grows tiresome, as does this film.  It chronicles Solanas’ unstable life up until her date … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment