My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Irishman (2019)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  USA, 2019.  Fábrica de Cine, STX Entertainment, Sikelia Productions, Tribeca Productions.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the book by Charles Brandt.  … Continue reading

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November 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Silence (2016)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Mexico/Taiwan/USA, 2016.  Cappa Defina Productions, CatchPlay, Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films, Fábrica de Cine, IM Global, SharpSword Films, Sikelia Productions, Verdi Productions, Waypoint Entertainment.  Screenplay by Jay … Continue reading

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January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Typewriter, The Rifle & The Movie Camera (1996)

ADAM SIMON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1996.  British Film Institute, Independent Film Channel.  Screenplay by Adam Simon.  Cinematography by Caroline Champetier.  Produced by Paula Jalfon, Colin MacCabe.  Film Editing by William … Continue reading

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February 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

‘Round Midnight (1986)

BERTRAND TAVERNIER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/France, 1986.  Little Bear, PECF.  Screenplay by David Rayfiel, Bertrand Tavernier, French translation by Colo Tavernier.  Cinematography by Bruno de Keyzer.  Produced by Irwin Winkler.  Music by … Continue reading

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October 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Young Victoria (2009)

JEAN-MARC VALLEE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2009.  GK Films.  Screenplay by Julian Fellowes.  Cinematography by Hagen Bogdanski.  Produced by Sarah Ferguson, Tim Headington, Graham King, Martin Scorsese.  Music by Ilan Eshkeri.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Shutter Island (2010)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2010.  Paramount Pictures, Phoenix Pictures, Sikelia Productions, Appian Way.  Screenplay by Laeta Kalogridis, based on the novel by Dennis Lehane.  Cinematography by Robert Richardson.  Produced by Brad … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Charlie: The Life and Art Of Charles Chaplin

BBBB (out of 5) Those disappointed in Richard Attenborough’s film Chaplin should definitely take a look at this excellent documentary, as it features information on his colourful personal life but … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

Quiz Show

BBBBB (out of 5) Robert Redford directs this awe-inspiring examination of the more “innocent” days of television.  When it is revealed that a popular quiz show has been rigging its … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lightning In A Bottle (2004)

ANTOINE FUQUA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2004.  Vulcan Productions, Jigsaw Productions.  Cinematography by Greg Andracke, Lisa Rinzler.  Produced by Margaret Bodde, Alex Gibney, Jack Gulick.  Music by Steve Jordan.  Production Design by Tom McPhillips.  Film … Continue reading

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August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams (1990)

AKIRA KUROSAWA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/Japan, 1990.  Warner Bros., Akira Kurosawa USA.  Screenplay by Akira Kurosawa.  Cinematography by Takao Saito, Shoji Ueda.  Produced by Mike Y. Inoue, Hisao Kurosawa.  Music by … Continue reading

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August 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Decade Under The Influence (2003)

TED DEMME, RICHARD LaGRAVENESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2003.  Constant Communication, Written in Stone.  Cinematography by Tony C. Jannelli, Clyde W. Smith.  Produced by Ted Demme, Jerry Kupfer, Richard LaGravenese, … Continue reading

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July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment