My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

GABRIELE MUCCINO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2006.  Columbia Pictures, Relativity Media, Overbrook Entertainment, Escape Artists.  Screenplay by Steve Conrad.  Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by Todd Black, … Continue reading

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June 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Phaedra (1962)

JULES DASSIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  France/Greece/USA, 1962.  Joele, Jorilie, Melinafilm.  Story by Margarita Lymberaki, Screenplay by Margarita Lymberaki, Jules Dassin, based on the play Hippolytus by Euripedes.  Cinematography by Jacques Natteau.  Produced … Continue reading

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August 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Monuments Men

BB.5 (out of 5) Nazi Germany is destroying life in Europe and threatening to take over the world, and with America’s entry into the war, George Clooney wants to get … Continue reading

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February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Weather Man (2005)

GORE VERBINSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA/Germany, 2005.  Paramount Pictures, Escape Artists, Kumar Mobiliengesellschaft mbH & Co. Projekt Nr. 2 KG.  Screenplay by Steve Conrad.  Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by Todd Black, Jason … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Phenomenon (1996)

JON TURTELTAUB Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1996.  Touchstone Pictures.  Screenplay by Gerald Di Pego.  Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by Barbara Boyle, Michael Taylor.  Music by Thomas Newman.  Production Design by Garreth Stover.  Costume Design by … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

While You Were Sleeping (1995)

JON TURTELTAUB Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1995.  Hollywood Pictures, Caravan Pictures.  Screenplay by Daniel G. Sullivan, Fredric LeBow.  Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by Roger Birnbaum, Joe Roth.  Music by Randy Edelman.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Moonlight Mile

BB (out of 5) After a middle-aged couple (Dustin Hoffman, Susan Sarandon) lose their daughter to murder, they find their lives are at a standstill while they look for something … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Patch Adams

BB (out of 5) This shamelessly maudlin comedy/drama that is “based on a true story”.  Robin Williams gives a performance that basically copies his own formula from such hits as Dead … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

America’s Sweethearts

B (out of 5) Flat, boring and completely unsympathetic romantic comedy that wastes the talent of everyone involved. Billy Crystal (who wrote and produced) plays a publicity director at a … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sideways

BBBB (out of 5) One week before his best friend (Thomas Haden Church) is due to be married, a high school English teacher/aspiring writer (Paul Giamatti) takes a trip with … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nebraska

BBBB (out of 5) Will Forte has a dull job as an electronic salesman, is lonely since his break-up with his girlfriend and marks time by checking up on his … Continue reading

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November 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

3:10 To Yuma (2007)

JAMES MANGOLD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2007.  Lionsgate, Tree Line Film, Relativity Media, Yuma.  Screenplay by Halsted Welles, Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, based on the short story by Elmore … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment