My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Gloria Bell (2018)

SEBASTIAN LELIO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Chile/USA, 2018.  Fabula, FilmNation Entertainment.  Screenplay by Alice Johnson Boher, Sebastian Lelio, based on the story by Gonzalo Maza, screenplay by Sebastián Lelio.  … Continue reading

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March 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Molly’s Game (2017)

AARON SORKIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  China/USA, 2017.  STX Entertainment, Huayi Brothers Pictures, The Mark Gordon Company, Pascal Pictures, Entertainment One.  Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin, based on the book by Molly Bloom.  Cinematography by Charlotte … Continue reading

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February 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

EDGAR WRIGHT Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA/United Kingdom/Canada/Japan, 2010.  Universal Pictures, Marc Platt Productions, Big Talk Productions, Closed On Mondays Entertainment, Dentsu.  Screenplay by Michael Bacall, Edgar Wright, based on the … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Year One

B (out of 5) Two cavemen in are rejected from their prehistoric village after one of them (Jack Black) eats from the forbidden Tree of Knowledge. The two primitives (Black’s … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Juno

BBB.5 (out of 5) Sixteen year-old wiseass Juno (Ellen Page) has curiousity-driven sex with her boyfriend (Michael Cera) and finds herself knocked up.  Without the slightest hesitation she seeks out … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Superbad

BBB.5 (out of 5) The next entry in the American Pie series of kids doing whatever it takes to get drunk and laid is this hilarious, sometimes even sweet, comedy from … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Frequency

BBB.5 (out of 5) Surprisingly effective thriller about a young man (Jim Caviezel) who has never really got over his father’s dying when he was a child. He gets the … Continue reading

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October 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

This Is The End

BB.5 (out of 5) One joke is spread quite thin over two hours as a group of popular comedic actors play fictionalized versions of themselves in an apocalyptic farce. Seth Rogen … Continue reading

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August 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind

BB.5 (out of 5) Chuck Barris (Sam Rockwell) made quite a career for himself: a published songwriter, television game show producer, and CIA hitman all in one lifetime. According to … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment