My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2018.  Annapurna Pictures, Annapurna Television, Mike Zoss Productions.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, segment All Gold Canyon based on a story … Continue reading

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January 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Hail, Caesar! (2016)

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2016.  Universal Pictures, Working Title Films, Mike Zoss Productions, Dentsu, Fuji Television Network.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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February 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA/France, 2013.  CBS Films, StudioCanal, Anton Capital Entertainment, Mike Zoss Productions, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen.  Cinematography by Bruno … Continue reading

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January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

True Grit (2010)

BBBB (out of 5) Hailee Steinfeld is excellent as a fourteen year-old girl who leaves her rural county to head to the big city and find the man who shot her … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Man Who Wasn’t There

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Brilliant Coen brothers film about a placid barber (Billy Bob Thornton) who tries to arrange a simple scam to get himself out of the boredom of … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

BBBB (out of 5) Set in the rural American south of the thirties, but still retaining the main events from Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey upon which it is based, … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2003.  Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment, Alphaville Films, Mike Zoss Productions.  Story by Robert Ramsey, Matthew Stone, John Romano, Screenplay by Joel Coen, … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Ladykillers (2004)

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.   Hilarious remake of the Alec Guinness classic has been reset by those crafty Coen Brothers in modern-day Mississippi. Irma P. … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Burn After Reading (2008)

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/United Kingdom/France, 2008.  Focus Features, StudioCanal, Relativity Media, Working Title Films, Mike Zoss Productions.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen.  Cinematography by Emmanuel … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Serious Man

BBB (out of 5) Larry Gopnik’s quiet life as a physics professor is going perfectly until things begin to unravel in record time. His gambling-addicted, unemployable brother (Richard Kind) has … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

No Country For Old Men

BBBBB (out of 5) Every once in a long while, the brothers Coen put aside their desire to make us watch their take on one of their favourite old movies … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment