My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (2012)

STEPHEN CHBOSKY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2012.  Summit Entertainment, Mr. Mudd.  Screenplay by Stephen Chbosky, based on his book.  Cinematography by Andrew Dunn.  Produced by Lianne Halfon, John Malkovich, Russell Smith.  Music by Michael … Continue reading

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November 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sweet Home Alabama

BB (out of 5) Even those who love a predictable romantic comedy will find this one hopelessly hokey.  Reese Witherspoon is buoyantly charming as a Manhattan fashion designer whose JFK-Jr.-esque boyfriend … Continue reading

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February 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ever After

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Richly enjoyable reboot of Cinderella finds Drew Barrymore as a plucky young lass living with an insensitive stepmother (Anjelica Huston) and two lazy stepsisters (Megan Dodds, Melanie … Continue reading

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February 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Detroit Rock City

BB (out of 5) Teen comedy that tries to capitalize on heavy metal band KISS nostalgia but ends up being too silly for anyone over fifteen to watch (though the … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Say Uncle

B (out of 5) Peter Paige wrote and directed this unwatchable mess about a single man whose entire life revolves around his adoration for his godson. When the boy’s mother … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Leaves Of Grass

BB (out of 5) Classics professor Edward Norton has worked hard to make himself the foremost scholar on ancient Greek philosophy, so much so that top Ivy League schools are … Continue reading

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November 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Win Win (2011)

TOM McCARTHY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2011.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Everest Entertainment, Groundswell Productions, Next Wednesday Productions, Dune Entertainment.  Story by Tom McCarthy, Joe Tiboni, Screenplay by Thomas McCarthy.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment