My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Irishman (2019)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  USA, 2019.  Fábrica de Cine, STX Entertainment, Sikelia Productions, Tribeca Productions.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the book by Charles Brandt.  … Continue reading

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November 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Silence (2016)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Mexico/Taiwan/USA, 2016.  Cappa Defina Productions, CatchPlay, Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films, Fábrica de Cine, IM Global, SharpSword Films, Sikelia Productions, Verdi Productions, Waypoint Entertainment.  Screenplay by Jay … Continue reading

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January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Passengers (2016)

MORTEN TYLDUM Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2016.  Columbia Pictures, LStar Capital, Village Roadshow Pictures, Original Film, Company Films, Start Motion Pictures, Wanda Pictures.  Screenplay by Jon Spaihts.  Cinematography by Rodrigo … Continue reading

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December 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2014)

JULIE TAYMOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2014.  Londinium Films, Ealing Studios Entertainment, Ealing Studios.  Play by William Shakespeare.  Cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto.  Produced by Lynn Hendee, Ben Latham-Jones.  Music by Elliot Goldenthal.  Production … Continue reading

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June 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Homesman (2014)

TOMMY LEE JONES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  France/USA, 2014.  EuropaCorp, Ithaca, The Javelina Film Company.  Screenplay by Tommy Lee Jones, Kieran Fitzgerald, Wesley A. Oliver, based on the novel by Glendon Swarthout. … Continue reading

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March 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Frida (2002)

JULIE TAYMOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA/Canada/Mexico, 2002.  Handprint Entertainment, Lions Gate Films, Miramax, Ventanarosa Productions.  Screenplay by Clancy Sigal, Diane Lake, Gregory Nava, Anna Thomas, based on the … Continue reading

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February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2013.  Red Granite Pictures, Appian Way, Sikelia Productions, EMJAG Productions.  Screenplay by Terence Winter, based on the book by Jordan Belfort.  Cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto.  Produced by … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

State Of Play

BBB (out of 5) Russell Crowe is a frumpy journalist of the old-school variety who is perpetually annoyed by snappy new member of the team Rachel McAdams.  They cross paths when … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Amores Perros

BBB (out of 5) A tragic car accident in downtown Mexico City serves as the centre around which three stories loosely revolve: Octavio wants his sister-in-law to leave his abusive thief … Continue reading

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October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

21 Grams

BBBB.5 (out of 5) This is a powerful tale of love lost and souls redeemed that, like Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s previous feature Amores Perros has complete strangers linked by a … Continue reading

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October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Babel

BBBB (out of 5) It sure is a tough day when being American catches up with you. A random, careless act of violence has repercussions that span the globe when … Continue reading

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October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Biutiful

BB.5 (out of 5) Javier Bardem wanders the streets of Barcelona among its most unfortunate inhabitants, scraping together a living selling handbag knockoffs and organizing cheap, illegal labour for Chinese immigrants. … Continue reading

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October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment