My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Ben Is Back (2018)

PETER HEDGES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2018.  Black Bear Pictures, 30West, Color Force.  Screenplay by Peter Hedges.  Cinematography by Stuart Dryburgh.  Produced by Peter Hedges, Nina Jacobson, Teddy Schwarzman, Brad Simpson.  Music by … Continue reading

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December 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

About A Boy (2002)

CHRIS WEITZ, PAUL WEITZ Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA/France/Germany, 2002.  Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, Tribeca Productions, Working Title Films, Cinema Vehicle Services.  Screenplay by Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz, based … Continue reading

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October 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pieces Of April

BB.5 (out of 5) Katie Holmes plays a young woman whose difficult relationship with her family is put to the test on the day she is expecting them for Thanksgiving dinner … Continue reading

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September 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Dan In Real Life

BBB (out of 5) Steve Carell‘s life is in upheaval: his three girls are growing up and rebelling against his desire to keep them young and free from harm, while … Continue reading

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September 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape

BBB.5 (out of 5) Touching family drama about the young man of the title (an excellently subdued Johnny Depp) growing up in his strange family in a strange small town. … Continue reading

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September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Map Of The World

BBB.5 (out of 5) Compelling drama based on Jane Hamilton’s esteemed novel, about a city woman turned farm wife (Sigourney Weaver) who is bested by the law of the land. … Continue reading

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July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Odd Life Of Timothy Green

B (out of 5) A childless couple (Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Garner) are told by their doctor that there is no hope that they will ever conceive despite all the medical … Continue reading

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July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment