My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Laundromat (2019)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 2019.  Anonymous Content, Grey Matter Productions, Netflix, Topic Studios.  Screenplay by Scott Z. Burns, based on the book Secrecy World: Inside … Continue reading

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October 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

GABRIELE MUCCINO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2006.  Columbia Pictures, Relativity Media, Overbrook Entertainment, Escape Artists.  Screenplay by Steve Conrad.  Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by Todd Black, … Continue reading

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June 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Doctor Dolittle (1998)

BETTY THOMAS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1998.  Twentieth Century Fox, Davis Entertainment, Joseph M. Singer Entertainment.  Screenplay by Nat Mauldin, Larry Levin, based on the stories by Hugh Lofting. Cinematography … Continue reading

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February 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Sessions

BB.5 (out of 5) Inspired by the true story of Mark O’Brien, particularly the Academy Award-winning short documentary Breathing Lessons by Jessica Yu.  O’Brien was a scholar and writer who … Continue reading

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January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jarhead

BBB (out of 5) Jake Gyllenhaal enters the army for reasons not unlike Goldie Hawn’s in Private Benjamin, is put through the unimaginable rigors of marine training and is then sent, … Continue reading

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June 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Million Dollar Baby

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.   It’s a cliché as old as the hills: aging mentor with a spotted past rejects the kid who wants to be a champ. … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lost Souls

BB (out of 5) Typical humdrum spiritual thriller that is a small cut above the embarrassing Bless The Child on the scarefest front but not anywhere near the level of … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment