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

Nasty Baby (2015)

SEBASTIAN SILVA Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA/Chile, 2015.  Fabula, Funny Balloons, Versatile, Killer Films.  Screenplay by Sebastián Silva.  Cinematography by Sergio Armstrong.  Produced by Charlie Dibe, David Hinojosa, Juan de Dios Larrain, Pablo … Continue reading

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April 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beach Rats (2017)

ELIZA HITTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2017.  Cinereach, Animal Kingdom, Secret Engine.  Screenplay by Eliza Hittman.  Cinematography by Helene Louvart.  Produced by Brad Becker-Parton, Andrew Goldman, Drew P. Hout, Paul Mezey.  Music by Nicholas … Continue reading

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February 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Spotlight (2015)

TOM McCARTHY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2015.  Participant Media, First Look Media, Anonymous Content, Rocklin\Faust.  Screenplay by Josh Singer, Tom McCarthy.  Cinematography by Masanobu Takayanagi.  Produced by Blye Pagon Faust, Steve Golin, … Continue reading

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December 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

WES ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Germany, 2014.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Indian Paintbrush, Studio Babelsberg, American Empirical Pictures, TSG Entertainment, Scott Rudin Productions.  Story by Wes Anderson, Hugo Guinness, Screenplay by Wes … Continue reading

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April 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Big Daddy

BBB (out of 5) Adam Sandler plays a shiftless layabout who loses his girlfriend (Kristy Swanson) to his lazy ways, but gets the chance to make up for it in the … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Good Shepherd

BB (out of 5) Talky, boring, ridiculously long political drama, director Robert De Niro’s three hour epic on the creation of the CIA labours under the monotony of quiet conversations. … Continue reading

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July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Wedding Banquet (Xi Yan)

BBBB (out of 5) Ang Lee’s first international hit is this sweet update of La Cage Aux Folles.  New York-based landlord Wai-Tung (Winston Chao) decides to help struggling tenant Wei-Wei … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meek’s Cutoff (2010)

KELLY REICHARDT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2010.  Evenstar Films, Film Science, Harmony Productions, Primitive Nerd.  Screenplay by Jonathan Raymond.  Cinematography by Christopher Blauvert.  Produced by Elizabeth Cuthrell, Neil Kopp, Anish Savjani, … Continue reading

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June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stephanie Daley

BBBB (out of 5) Tilda Swinton plays a forensic psychologist who is assigned the arduous task of assessing the mental competency of a teenager (Amber Tamblyn) on trial for the … Continue reading

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June 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Men Who Stare At Goats

BBB (out of 5) Grant Heslov’s humorous adaptation of Peter Straughan’s book is an unfortunate misfire, a brilliantly conceived and packaged film that never equals the sum of its parts. … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Michael Clayton

BBBB.5 (out of 5) George Clooney gives a masterful performance as a dirt-busting lawyer who is asked to reign in a top member of his firm’s legal council (Tom Wilkinson) … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment