My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Land of Steady Habits (2018)

NICOLE HOLOFCENER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2018.  Likely Story.  Screenplay by Nicole Holofcener, based on the novel by Ted Thompson.  Cinematography by Alar Kivilo.  Produced by Stefanie Azpiazu, Anthony Bregman.  Music by Marcelo … Continue reading

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February 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Family Fang (2015)

JASON BATEMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2015.  Aggregate Films, Red Crown Productions, Blossom Films, ML Film Productions, Olympus Pictures, Papagjika Salloway Productions, QED International.  Screenplay by David Lindsay-Abaire, based on the novel … Continue reading

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April 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Founder (2016)

JOHN LEE HANCOCK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2016.  FilmNation Entertainment, The Weinstein Company, Faliro House Productions, The Combine, Speedie Distribution.  Screenplay by Robert D. Siegel.  Cinematography by John Schwartzman.  Produced by Don … Continue reading

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January 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Smart People

BB (out of 5) Dennis Quaid, fattened out and shaggy, plays a curmudgeony English professor who fails to communicate with either his students or his family. A widower of some … Continue reading

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November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Synecdoche, New York (2008)

CHARLIE KAUFMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2008.  Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Likely Story, Projective Testing Service, Russia.  Screenplay by Charlie Kaufman.  Cinematography by Frederick Elmes.  Produced by Anthony Bregman, Spike Jonze, Charlie Kaufman, Sidney … Continue reading

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October 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lovely And Amazing

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Nicole Holofcener has fashioned a film that lives up to its title, one populated by complicated women who are notable female anti-heroes.  Brenda Blethyn is the mother … Continue reading

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October 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Friends With Money

BBBB (out of 5) Nicole Holofcener has created another fascinating look at women who are both challenging and challenged in this too-short but wholly engrossing character piece. Four women, three … Continue reading

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October 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Please Give

BBBB (out of 5) Nicole Holocener returns with yet another compelling examination of complicated women. Rebecca Hall is excellent as a health care worker who takes care of her mean, cantankerous … Continue reading

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October 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Enough Said (2013)

NICOLE HOLOFCENER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2013.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Likely Story.  Screenplay by Nicole Holofcener.  Cinematography by Xavier Grobet.  Produced by Stefanie Azpiazum, Anthony Bregman.  Music by Marcelo Zarvos.  Production Design by Keith … Continue reading

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October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment