My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Everything Is Copy (2015)

JACOB BERNSTEIN, NICK HOOKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2015.  HBO Documentary Films, Home Box Office, Loveless.  Screenplay by Jacob Bernstein.  Cinematography by Bradford Young.  Produced by Carly Hugo, Matthew Parker.  Music by Joel Goodman.  Film … Continue reading

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January 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hanging Up

BB (out of 5) Way too thin and messy comedy-drama about the tribulations affecting the middle sister (Meg Ryan) of a very troubled family. When her father (Walter Matthau in … Continue reading

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October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

This Is My Life

BB.5 (out of 5) Julie Kavner stars as a single mother who is struggling to make a life for herself as a stand-up comedian.  Samantha Mathis and Gaby Hoffmann are terrific … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Julie & Julia

BBB.5 (out of 5) In 1950s Paris, happily married Julia Child (Meryl Streep) accompanies her diplomat husband (Stanley Tucci) to his new posting in the City Of Lights, and finds … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Bewitched

BBB (out of 5) Surprisingly charming comedy inspired by the original television series. Will Ferrell plays an obnoxiously self-centred movie star whose latest bomb has forced him to take the lead … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lucky Numbers

B (out of 5) Truly awful Nora Ephron comedy about a financially troubled weather man (John Travolta) who decides along with his slutty, foul-mouthed girlfriend (Lisa Kudrow) to fix the … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

You’ve Got Mail

BBB.5 (out of 5) Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan reunite with their Sleepless In Seattle director Nora Ephron in a remake of The Shop Around The Corner (which was also remade in … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Sleepless In Seattle

BBBB.5 (out of 5) You could hardly do better in the romantic comedy department than this wonderfully original and witty film. Meg Ryan hears a recently widowed man (Tom Hanks) talking … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

When Harry Met Sally…

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Nora Ephron’s excellent screenplay adds a wonderful touch of neurotic glee to the romantic comedy genre. The story centres around the relationship between two good friends … Continue reading

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July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Heartburn

BBB.5 (out of 5) A mesmerizing performance by Meryl Streep is the life force of this moderately successful comedy-drama, one of many times that she was to be directed by … Continue reading

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July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Silkwood

BBBB (out of 5) Meryl Streep proved that elegant period pieces weren’t the only thing she could shine in when she appeared in this devastating, fact-based drama. She plays real-life … Continue reading

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July 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Husbands And Wives (1992)

WOODY ALLEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1992.  Jack Rollins & Charles H. Joffe Productions, TriStar Pictures.  Screenplay by Woody Allen.  Cinematography by Carlo Di Palma.  Produced by Robert Greenhut.  Production Design by Santo Loquasto.  Costume … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment