My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

AVA DuVERNAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2018.  Walt Disney Pictures, Whitaker Entertainment.  Screenplay by Jennifer Lee, Jeff Stockwell, based on the novel by Madeleine L’Engle.  Cinematography by Tobias A. Schliessler.  Produced by Catherine … Continue reading

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March 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Whitney: Can I Be Me (2017)

NICK BROOMFIELD, RUDI DOLEZAL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2017.  Lafayette Films, Passion Pictures, Showtime Networks.  Screenplay by Nick Broomfield.  Cinematography by Sam Mitchell.  Produced by Nick Broomfield, Marc Hoeferlin.  Music by Nick Laird-Clowes.  Film … Continue reading

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October 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Selma (2014)

AVA DuVERNAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2014.  Cloud Eight Films, Celador Films, Harpo Films, Pathe, Plan B Entertainment.  Screenplay by Paul Webb.  Cinematography by Bradford Young.  Produced by Christian Colson, Dede Gardner, Jeremy … Continue reading

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February 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Charlotte’s Web

GARY WINICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Germany, 2006.  Paramount Pictures, Walden Media, Kerner Entertainment Company, Nickelodeon Movies, Film Victoria, KMP Film Invest, Sandman Studios.  Story by Earl Hamner Jr., Screenplay by … Continue reading

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February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bee Movie

BBB (out of 5) Animated films anthropomorphizing insects or inanimate objects have become as formulaic and predictable as romantic comedies, and this one is no exception.  Jerry Seinfeld, who also … Continue reading

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October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Color Purple

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Whoopi Goldberg makes a beautiful film acting debut as a mistreated woman in Georgia in the early teens and twenties, whose own sad story is surrounded by … Continue reading

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September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Butler

BB.5 (out of 5) When Barack Obama was voted in to the White House in 2008, the first African American ever to take the highest office in the land and … Continue reading

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September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Throw Momma From The Train

BBB.5 (out of 5) This enjoyable comedy takes Hitchcock’s Strangers On A Train and adds humour. Danny DeVito plays a put-upon mama’s boy who is so desperate to be free of … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Beloved

BBBB (out of 5) Rich storytelling and absolutely stunning production design by Kristi Zea contribute greatly to this adaptation of Toni Morrison’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.  Oprah Winfrey, in her first … Continue reading

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June 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Princess And The Frog (2009)

RON CLEMENTS, JOHN MUSKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2009.  Walt Disney Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Directed Ron Clements, John Musker.  Story by Ron Clements, John Musker, Greg Erb, … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2007.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, Jerry Weintraub Productions, Section Eight.  Screenplay by Brian Koppelman, David Levien, based on characters created by George Clayton Johnson, Jack … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment