My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Prisoners (2013)

DENIS VILLENEUVE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  SA, 2013.  Alcon Entertainment, 8:38 Productions, Madhouse Entertainment.  Screenplay by Aaron Guzikowski.  Cinematography by Roger Deakins.  Produced by Kira Davis, Broderick Johnson, … Continue reading

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June 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Wildlife (2018)

PAUL DANO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2018.  June Pictures, Nine Stories Productions, Sight Unseen Pictures.  Screenplay by Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, based on the book by Richard Ford.  Cinematography by Diego … Continue reading

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February 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Okja (2017)

JOON-HO BONG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  South Korea/USA, 2017.  Kate Street Picture Company, Lewis Pictures, Plan B Entertainment.  Story by Joon-ho Bong, Screenplay by Joon-ho Bong, Jon Ronson.  Cinematography by Darius Khondji.  Produced by Joon-ho Bong, Dooho … Continue reading

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March 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Youth (2015)

PAOLO SORRENTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Italy/France/Switzerland/United Kingdom, 2015.  Indigo Film, Barbary Films, Pathe, France 2 Cinema, Number 9 Films, C-Films AG, Medusa Film, Film4, Canal+,Cine+, France Televisions, RSI-Radiotelevisione Svizzera, … Continue reading

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January 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

12 Years A Slave (2013)

STEVE McQUEEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2013.  Regency Enterprises, River Road Entertainment, Plan B Entertainment, New Regency Pictures, Film4, Summit Entertainment.  Screenplay by John Ridley, based on the … Continue reading

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December 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Ballad Of Jack And Rose

BB (out of 5) Years after the dissolution of his commune on an eastern seaboard island, Daniel Day-Lewis raises his completely isolated daughter (Camilla Belle) without much interference from the outside … Continue reading

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November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Knight And Day (2010)

JAMES MANGOLD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2010.  Twentieth Century Fox, Regency Enterprises, Pink Machine, Tree Line Film, Dune Entertainment.  Screenplay by Patrick O’Neill.  Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by Todd Garner, … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fast Food Nation (2006)

RICHARD LINKLATER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2006.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Participant Media, HanWay Films, BBC Films, Recorded Picture Company.  Screenplay by Eric Schlosser, Richard Linklater, based on the book … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBBB.5 (out of 5) Near the end of the twentieth century, hit men known as “loopers” are hired by mobsters from the future to kill the men they send back … Continue reading

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October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Where The Wild Things Are

BB (out of 5) A young boy gets tired of being ignored by his overworked single mother (Catherine Keener) and his mean older sister. After deciding he’s had enough (he’s … Continue reading

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October 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Emperor’s Club

BB (out of 5) Oh dear, Mr. Holland has written an essay about Dead Poets and said Goodbye to Mr. Chips before signing it To Sir With Love. There is … Continue reading

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October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cowboys & Aliens (2011)

JON FAVREAU Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA, 2011.  Universal Pictures, DreamWorks, Reliance Entertainment, Relativity Media, Imagine Entertainment, K/O Paper Products, Fairview Entertainment, Platinum Studios, K/O Camera Toys.  Screen story by Mark Fergus, … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment