My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

DAN GILROY Bil’s rating (out of 5): 0.5.  USA, 2019.  Netflix.  Screenplay by Dan Gilroy.  Cinematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by Jennifer Fox.  Music by Marco Beltrami, Buck Sanders.  Production … Continue reading

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June 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)

DAN GILROY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Canada/United Arab Emirates/USA, 2017.  Bron Studios, Creative Wealth Media Finance, Cross Creek Pictures,  Culture China – Image Nation Abu Dhabi Fund, Escape Artists, First Look Media, Imagenation … Continue reading

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July 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Skyscraper (2018)

RAWSON MARSHALL THURBER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2018.  Legendary Entertainment, Flynn Picture Company, Seven Bucks Productions.  Screenplay by Rawson Marshall Thurber.  Cinematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by Beau Flynn, Hiram Garcia, Dwayne Johnson, … Continue reading

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July 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Gold (2016)

STEPHEN GAGHAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2016.  Black Bear Pictures, Boies / Schiller Film Group, Hwy61, Living Films.  Screenplay by Patrick Massett, John Zinman.  Cinematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by Patrick Massett, Matthew … Continue reading

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February 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

CHRISTOPHER McQUARRIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Paramount Pictures, Skydance Media, Bad Robot, China Movie Channel, Alibaba Pictures Group, Odin, TC Productions.  USA, 2015.  Directed by Christopher McQuarrie.  Story by Christopher McQuarrie, Drew … Continue reading

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August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Inherent Vice (2014)

PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2014.  Ghoulardi Film Company, Warner Bros., IAC Films, RatPac-Dune Entertainment.  Screenplay by Paul Thomas Anderson, based on the novel by Thomas Pynchon.  inematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by … Continue reading

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January 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nightcrawler (2014)

DAN GILROY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2014.  Bold Films, Nightcrawler.  Screenplay by Dan Gilroy.  Cinematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by Jennifer Fox, Tony Gilroy, Jake Gyllenhaal, David Lancaster, Michel Litvak.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production … Continue reading

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September 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tomorrow Never Dies

BBBBB (out of 5) The second Bond installment to feature the dapper Pierce Brosnan as the womanizing, gun-toting hero. Part of the fun involves the fact that director Roger Spottiswoode doesn’t … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment


BB (out of 5) Idiotic romance that insults its viewers and degrades the images of the actors involved. Ben Affleck gives a surprisingly bad performance as a man who must … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Pallbearer (1996)

MATT REEVES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1996.  Miramax, The Chess Club.  Screenplay by Jason Katims, Matt Reeves.  Cinematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by J.J. Abrams, Paul Webster.  Music by Stewart Copeland.  Production Design by Robin … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Salt (2010)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2010.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Relativity Media, Di Bonaventura Pictures, Wintergreen Productions.  Screenplay by Kurt Wimmer.  Cinematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Sunil Perkash.  Music by … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The River Wild

BBB.5 (out of 5) Meryl Streep takes her husband (David Strathairn) and son (Joseph Mazzello) on a white water-rafting trip for the first time since her teenage days, when it … Continue reading

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September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment