My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Despicable Me 2 (2013)

PIERRE COFFIN, CHRIS RENAUD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA/France/Japan, 2013.  Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment.  Screenplay by Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio.  Produced by Janet Healy, Christopher Meledandri.  Music by … Continue reading

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June 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)

GENNDY TARTAKOVSKY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2015.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, LStar Capital, Sony Pictures Animation, Media Rights Capital, Sony Pictures Digital, Sony Pictures Imageworks.  Screenplay by Robert Smigel, Adam Sandler, based … Continue reading

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September 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)

GENNDY TARTAKOVSKY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2018.  Columbia Pictures, Media Rights Capital, Sony Pictures Animation.  Screenplay by Michael McCullers, Genndy Tartakovsky, based on characters created by Todd Durham.  Produced by Michelle Murdocca.  Music … Continue reading

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July 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Frozen

BBB (out of 5) Hans Christian Anderson’s The Snow Queen is given a thorough working over in this uneven but fully enjoyable Disney tale.  Two sisters are raised separately in … Continue reading

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January 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (2012)

CHRIS RENAUD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2012.  Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment.  Screenplay by Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, based on the book by Dr. Seuss.  Produced by Janet Healy, Christopher Meledandri.  Music … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Akira

BBBB (out of 5) Milestone in Japanese animation features a convoluted story played against beautifully painted backdrops. After a bike gang are exposed to a secret government project known only … Continue reading

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December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

RICH MOORE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2012.  Walt Disney Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by Rich Moore, Phil Johnston, Jim Reardon, Screenplay by Phil Johnston, Jennifer Lee, additional … Continue reading

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December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spirited Away (Sen To Chihiro No Kamikakushi) (2001)

HAYAO MIYAZAKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Japan, 2001.  Tokuma Shoten, Studio Ghibli, Nippon Television Network, Dentsu, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Tohokushinsha Film Corporation, Mitsubishi.  Screenplay by Hayao Miyazaki.  Cinematography by Atsushi … Continue reading

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November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs (2009)

PHIL LORD, CHRISTOPHER MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2009.  Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation.  Screenplay by Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, additional screenplay material by Rob Greenberg, based on the book … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Tangled (2010)

NATHAN GRENO, BYRON HOWARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2010.  Walt Disney Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Dan Fogelman, additional story by Dean Wellins, based on the fairy … Continue reading

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September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Monsters, Inc. (2001)

PETE DOCTER, DAVID SILVERMAN, LEE UNKRICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2001.  Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by Pete Docter, Jill Culton,  Jeff Pidgeon, Ralph Eggleston, Screenplay by Andrew Stanton, Daniel … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chicken Little

BB.5 (out of 5) Any animated film where a tiny animal wears adorably trendy clothing is worth at least a glance (see Stuart Little), but this lifeless tale won’t impress … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment