My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Terminator: Genisys (2015)

ALAN TAYLOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 2015.  Paramount Pictures, Skydance Media.  Screenplay by Laeta Kalogridis, Patrick Lussier, based on characters created by James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd.  … Continue reading

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November 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Official Secrets (2019)

GAVIN HOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2019.  Classified Films, Clear Pictures Entertainment, Screen Yorkshire, The Gordon Company.  Screenplay by Gregory Bernstein, Sara Bernstein, Gavin Hood, based on the … Continue reading

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October 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

Mapplethorpe (2018)

ONDI TIMONER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2018.  Boston Diva Productions, Interloper Films.  Screenplay by Ondi Timoner, Mikko Alanne, based on a screenplay by Bruce Goodrich.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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April 23, 2019 · Leave a comment


BBB.5 (out of 5) Another comic book superhero finds his way to the big screen in this amiable high-flying adventure. Perpetually adorable Tobey Maguire plays Peter Parker, a geeky high-school student … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (2013)

PETER JACKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/New Zealand, 2013.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, New Line Cinema, WingNut Films.  Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo Del Toro, based on the novel … Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBBB (out of 5) Josh Hamilton successfully runs a call centre that sells catalog products of a jingoistically patriotic nature. When his boss tells him that the company is saving money … Continue reading

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October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sleepless In Seattle

BBBB.5 (out of 5) You could hardly do better in the romantic comedy department than this wonderfully original and witty film. Meg Ryan hears a recently widowed man (Tom Hanks) talking … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

The War Room

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Scintillating documentary that depicts the Clinton election team as it works to get a Democrat candidate into the Oval Office. Centering on the hard work of … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Scent Of A Woman

BB.5 (out of 5) Al Pacino has given so many overdone, hammy performances since making this overlong drama that it has finally revealed his role here to be the feel-good schlock … Continue reading

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June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment