My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

It: Chapter Two (2019)

ANDY MUSCHIETTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  Canada/USA, 2019.  KatzSmith Productions, Lin Pictures, New Line Cinema, Rideback, Vertigo Entertainment.  Screenplay by Gary Dauberman, based on the novel It by … Continue reading

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October 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lions, Love (…and Lies) (Lions Love) (1969)

AGNES VARDA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  France/USA, 1969.  Max L. Raab Productions.  Screenplay by Agnès Varda.  Cinematography by Stevan Larner.  Produced by Agnès Varda.  Music by Joseph Byrd.  … Continue reading

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July 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Other Side of the Wind (2018)

ORSON WELLES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  France/Iran/USA, 2018.  Royal Road Entertainment, Les Films de l’Astrophore, SACI, Americas Film Conservancy.  Screenplay by Oja Kodar, Orson Welles.  Cinematography by Gary Graver.  Produced by Frank Marshall, … Continue reading

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November 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

At Long Last Love (1975)

PETER BOGDANOVICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA, 1975.  Copa del Oro, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Peter Bogdanovich.  Cinematography by Laszlo Kovacs.  Produced by Peter Bogdanovich, Frank Marshall.  Music by Artie Butler, Lionel Newman.   Production … Continue reading

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July 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

While We’re Young (2014)

NOAH BAUMBACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2014.  Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Noah Baumbach.  Cinematography by Sam Levy.  Produced by Noah Baumbach, Eli Bush, Scott Rudin, Lila Yacoub.  Music by James Murphy.  Production Design by Adam … Continue reading

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May 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

F For Fake (Verites Et Mensonges) (1973)

ORSON WELLES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  France/Iran/West Germany, 1973.  Janus Film, SACI.  Screenplay by Orson Welles.  Cinematography by Francois Reichenbach.  Produced by Dominique Antoine.  Music by Michel Legrand.  Film Editing by Marie-Sophie Dubus, Dominique Engerer.   … Continue reading

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September 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Infamous (2006)

DOUGLAS McGRATH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2006.  Warner Independent Pictures, Killer Films.  Screenplay by Douglas McGrath, based on the book Truman Capote: In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances and Detractors Recall … Continue reading

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November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Festival In Cannes

B (out of 5) Henry Jaglom strikes a pitifully wrong note with this talky and boring drama that takes place during the film festival in Cannes.  Anouk Aimee (still gorgeous as … Continue reading

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October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Decade Under The Influence (2003)

TED DEMME, RICHARD LaGRAVENESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2003.  Constant Communication, Written in Stone.  Cinematography by Tony C. Jannelli, Clyde W. Smith.  Produced by Ted Demme, Jerry Kupfer, Richard LaGravenese, … Continue reading

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July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment


BB (out of 5) Mark Christopher makes a valiant attempt to recapture the freewheeling world of drugs and sex that made up a good part of the Studio 54 experience … Continue reading

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June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Cat’s Meow

BBB.5 (out of 5) It’s 1924, and publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst (Edward Herrmann) has invited a group of guests (celebrities and mortals alike), onto his giant yacht for an … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Noises Off…

BBB.5 (out of 5) Hilarious adaptation of the hit play features terrific comic actors at their best. The film shows two dress rehearsals and one performance of a silly bedroom … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment