My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Martian Child (2007)

MENNO MEYJES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 2007.  New Line Cinema, Hannah Rachel Production Services, Meradin Zweite Productions.  Screenplay by Seth Bass, Jonathan Tolins, based on the novel … Continue reading

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August 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)

OL PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2018.  Legendary Entertainment, Universal.  Story by Richard Curtis, Ol Parker, Catherine Johnson, Screenplay by Ol Parker, based on a conception by Judy Craymer … Continue reading

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August 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ghostbusters (2016)

PAUL FEIG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2016.  Columbia Pictures, LStar Capital, Village Roadshow Pictures, Pascal Pictures, Feigco Entertainment, Ghostcorps, The Montecito Picture Company.  Screenplay by Katie Dippold, Paul Feig, … Continue reading

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July 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Spy (2015)

PAUL FEIG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2015.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Chernin Entertainment, Feigco Entertainment.  Screenplay by Paul Feig.  Cinematography by Robert D. Yeoman.  Produced by Peter Chernin, Paul Feig, … Continue reading

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June 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

WES ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Germany, 2014.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Indian Paintbrush, Studio Babelsberg, American Empirical Pictures, TSG Entertainment, Scott Rudin Productions.  Story by Wes Anderson, Hugo Guinness, Screenplay by Wes … Continue reading

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April 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Permanent Midnight

BB (out of 5) Forgettable recount of the turbulent battle with heroin addiction fought by Jerry Stahl, a television writer who contributed to shows like Alf and Thirtysomething before getting … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Substance Of Fire

BBBB (out of 5) Sterling drama stars an excellent Ron Rifkin as a Holocaust survivor now entering his twilight years and enjoying the success of his profitable Manhattan publishing firm. Having … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Get Him To The Greek (2010)

NICHOLAS STOLLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA, 2010.  Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Spyglass Entertainment, Apatow Productions.  Screenplay by Nicholas Stoller, based on characters created by Jason Segel.  Cinematography by Robert D. Yeoman.  Produced by Judd Apatow, … Continue reading

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January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dogma

BB.5 (out of 5) Kevin Smith stepped into unnecessary controversy when he released this spoof on Catholicism, one which isn’t in any way offensive to anybody smart enough to view … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Manolete (Blood & Passion) (A Matador’s Mistress) (The Passion Within)

BB.5 (out of 5) Weak attempt at a film biopic of famous bullfighter Manuel Sanchez, starring a miscast Adrien Brody as the torero and Penelope Cruz as the woman blamed for his … Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beautiful

BB.5 (out of 5)Field makes a middling directorial debut with this distracting comedy about an obsessive beauty pageant contestant (Minnie Driver) who wants to be Miss Universe badly enough to … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bridesmaids (2011)

PAUL FEIG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2011.  Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Apatow Productions.  Screenplay by Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo.  Cinematography by Robert D. Yeoman.  Produced by Judd Apatow, Barry Mendel, Clayton … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · 1 Comment