My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Meyerowitz Stories (New And Selected) (2017)

NOAH BAUMBACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2017.  Gilded Halfwing, IAC Films, Netflix.   Screenplay by Noah Baumbach.   Cinematography by Robbie Ryan.  Produced by Noah Baumbach, Eli Bush, Scott Rudin, Lila Yacoub.  Music by … Continue reading

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December 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Maggie’s Plan (2015)

REBECCA MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2015.  Franklin Street, Freedom Media, Hall Monitor, Hyperion Media Group, Locomotive, Rachael Horovitz Productions, Round Films.  Screenplay by Rebecca Miller, based on the … Continue reading

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June 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mrs. Parker And The Vicious Circle

BBBB (out of 5) Alan Rudolph, the mini-Robert Altman, comes up with a formless foray into the world of Dorothy Parker (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the Algonquin set of New … Continue reading

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January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Personal Velocity: Three Portraits

BB.5 (out of 5) Rebecca Miller adapts two of her short stories into three character studies shot on digital video.  Kyra Sedgwick stars as a poor mother who leaves her abusive … Continue reading

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November 22, 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

Proof (2005)

JOHN MADDEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2005.  Miramax, Endgame Entertainment, Hart-Sharp Entertainment, Inside Track 1.  Screenplay by David Auburn, Rebecca Miller, based on the play by David Auburn.  Cinematography by Alwin H. … Continue reading

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November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Consenting Adults (1992)

ALAN J. PAKULA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.  USA, 1992.  Hollywood Pictures, Touchwood Pacific Partners, Permut Presentations.  Screenplay by Matthew Chapman.  Cinematography by Stephen Goldblatt.  Produced by Alan J. Pakula, David Permut.  Music by … Continue reading

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August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Regarding Henry

BBB.5 (out of 5) Recreating the charm of Frank Capra classics is attempted in this enjoyable heartwarmer by Mike Nichols. He even casts it perfectly by putting Harrison Ford, the … Continue reading

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July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment


BB.5 (out of 5) Matthew Modine plays a boy so obsessed with sailing that his dedication to it costs him his relationship with his longtime aeronautics engineer girlfriend (Jennifer Grey). After … Continue reading

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May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Love Affair (1994)

BBB (out of 5) Warren Beatty co-wrote this remake of Leo McCarey’s ever-popular 1939 film of the same name, which was also filmed by McCarey in 1957 as An Affair To … Continue reading

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May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment