My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Poster Boy (2004)

ZAK TUCKER Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA, 2004.  Shallow Pictures LLC.  Screenplay by Ryan Shiraki, Lecia Rosenthal.  Cinematography by Wolfgang Held.  Produced by Stanley F. Buchthal, Jeffrey H. … Continue reading

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November 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

I Don’t Know How She Does It (2011)

DOUGLAS McGRATH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2011.  The Weinstein Company.  Screenplay by Aline Brosh McKenna, based on the novel by Allison Pearson.  Cinematography by Stuart Dryburgh.  Produced by Donna Gigliotti.  Music by Aaron Zigman.  Production … Continue reading

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August 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Airheads

B (out of 5) Lame farce is poorly acted, badly written, and not all that funny. Brendan Fraser and his pals Adam Sandler and Steve Buscemi have their own band but can’t get … Continue reading

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November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Night We Never Met

BB.5 (out of 5) Annabella Sciorra and Matthew Broderick timeshare an apartment with a soon to be married bachelor (Kevin Anderson).  She is unhappily married and uses her two days a week in … Continue reading

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November 9, 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

Born On The Fourth Of July

BBBB (out of 5) The second part of Oliver Stone’s Vietnam trilogy is this biography of veteran Ron Kovic, upon whose book the film is based, with Tom Cruise doing a … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Stepmom (1998)

CHRIS COLUMBUS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1998.  TriStar Pictures, 1492 Pictures.  Story by Gigi Levangie, Screenplay by Gigi Levangie, Jessie Nelson, Steven Rogers, Karen Leigh Hopkins, Ronald Bass.  Cinematography by Donald McAlpine.  Produced … Continue reading

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June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

SherryBaby

BB.5 (out of 5) Oh look, another movie about a junkie looking to get her kid back:  where did they come up with this original idea? Maggie Gyllenhaal‘s unapologetic performance … Continue reading

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June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

In The Cut

BB.5 (out of 5) Meg Ryan plays a dowdy English professor who comes home to her grungy Manhattan apartment to find a detective (Mark Ruffalo) waiting in her stairwell who … Continue reading

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June 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Frances Ha (2012)

NOAH BAUMBACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2012.  Pine District Pictures, RT Features, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Noah Baumbach, Greta Gerwig.  Cinematography by Sam Levy.  Produced by Noah Baumbach, Scott Rudin, Rodrigo Teixeira, … Continue reading

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May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Smoke (1995)

WAYNE WANG, PAUL AUSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Germany/USA/Japan, 1995.  Miramax, Neue Deutsche Filmgesellschaft, Euro Space, Internal, Smoke Productions.  Screenplay by Paul Auster.  Cinematography by Adam Holender.  Produced by Kenzo Horikoshi, Greg Johnson, … Continue reading

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May 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blue In The Face (1995)

WAYNE WANG, PAUL AUSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1995.  Miramax, InterAL.  Situations by Paul Auster, Wayne Wang, based on characters created by Paul Auster.  Cinematography by Adam Holender.  Produced by Greg Johnson, … Continue reading

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May 26, 2013 · Leave a comment