My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Beyond The Lights (2014)

GINA PRINCE-BYTHEWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2014.  Black Entertainment Television, Homegrown Pictures, Relativity Media, Studio 11 Films, Undisputed Cinema.  Screenplay by Gina Prince-Bythewood.  Cinematography by Tami Reiker.  … Continue reading

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August 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Phantom Of The Opera (2004)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2004.  Warner Bros., Odyssey Entertainment, Really Useful Films, Scion Films.  Screenplay by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Joel Schumacher, based on the musical book … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Ideal Husband

BBB.5 (out of 5) A cast that is obviously having a great time is the real reason to watch this sumptuous adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s popular play. Oliver Smith’s screenplay, … Continue reading

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December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Circle Of Friends

BBB.5 (out of 5) Adorable romantic comedy that was a huge hit among teenagers and made a star of its beautiful lead actress Minnie Driver. She plays a self-effacing Irish … Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Barney’s Version

BBB (out of 5) Barney Panofsky (Paul Giamatti) marries a crazy artist (Rachelle Lefevre) in Rome, later a mouthy, rich Montreal Jewish girl (Minnie Driver) and, following the divorce, finally … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sleepers

BBBB (out of 5) Four young boys go to juvenile detention for a street prank that gets way out of hand, then suffer through years of sexual abuse from their … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Owning Mahowny

BBBB (out of 5) Fascinating drama that charts the true story of a Toronto bank executive (Philip Seymour Hoffman) who cooked his client’s books for two years in order to … Continue reading

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October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment