My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Post (2017)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2017.  Amblin Entertainment, DreamWorks, Participant Media, Pascal Pictures, Star Thrower Entertainment, River Road Entertainment.  Screenplay by Liz Hannah, Josh Singer.  Cinematography by Janusz Kaminski.  Produced … Continue reading

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February 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

LUC BESSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  France/China/Belgium/Germany/United Arab Emirates/USA/United Kingdom/Canada, 2017.  EuropaCorpm, Fundamental Films, Grive Productions, Gulf Film, Novo Pictures, Orange Studio, River Road Entertainment, TF1 Films Production, Universum Film.  Screenplay by … Continue reading

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September 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

MATT REEVES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Canada/New Zealand, 2017.  Chernin Entertainment, River Road Entertainment, TSG Entertainment.  Screenplay by Mark Bomback, Matt Reeves, based on characters created by Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, and … Continue reading

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August 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

The BFG (2016)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  United Kingdom/Canada/USA, 2016.  Walt Disney Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Reliance Entertainment, Walden Media, The Kennedy/Marshall Company, DreamWorks, River Road Entertainment.  Screenplay by Melissa Mathison, based on … Continue reading

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July 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)

STEVEN SHAINBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2006.  Edward R. Pressman Film, River Road Entertainment, Iron Films, Vox3 Films, Furthefilm LLC.  Screenplay by Erin Cressida Wilson, based on the book Diane … Continue reading

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July 22, 2014 · 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

Into The Wild

BBBB (out of 5) Heartbreaking examination of the true story of Chris McCandless, a college graduate from a well-to-do family who decides to drop it all and head for the … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Tree Of Life

BB.5 (out of 5) The generic title of Terence Malick’s family epic reveals generic content as Sean Penn works a highly successful but, presuming from the few scenes at his wealthy … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fair Game (2010)

DOUG LIMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/United Arab Emirates, 2010.  River Road Entertainment, Participant Media, Imagenation Abu Dhabi FZ, Zucker Productions, Weed Road Pictures, Hypnotic, Dillywood, Fair Game Productions.  Screenplay by … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Food, Inc.

BBBB (out of 5) Images of cows standing in their own manure, beakless chickens in massive barns or immense fields of genetically engineered vegetable crops will have you never wanting … Continue reading

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October 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Lust, Caution (Se, jie)

BBBB (out of 5) Six university students in 1938 China decide that the tyranny of Japanese invasion and occupation will not be abided, forming a resistance group that seeks to … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Brokeback Mountain

BBBBB (out of 5) It used to be that the films chock full of impressive special effects were the ones that made us ask ourselves, “How do they do that?” … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment