My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese (2019)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2019.  Grey Water Park Productions, Sikelia Productions.  Cinematography by Howard Alk, Paul Goldsmith, Ellen Kuras, David Myers.  Produced by Margaret Bodde, … Continue reading

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November 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Midnight Special (2016)

JEFF NICHOLS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2016.  Warner Bros., RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Faliro House Productions, Tri-State Pictures.  Screenplay by Jeff Nichols.  Cinematography by Adam Stone.  Produced by Sarah Green, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones.  Music by … Continue reading

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May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Simpatico (1999)

MATTHEW WARCHUS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/France/USA, 1999.  Emotion Pictures, Canal+, Zeal Pictures, Kingsgate Films.  Screenplay by Matthew Warchus, David Nicholls, based on the play by Sam Shepard.  Cinematography by John Toll.  Produced by … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Charlotte’s Web (2006)

GARY WINICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Germany, 2006.  Paramount Pictures, Walden Media, Kerner Entertainment Company, Nickelodeon Movies, Film Victoria, KMP Film Invest, Sandman Studios.  Story by Earl Hamner Jr., Screenplay by … Continue reading

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February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

All The Pretty Horses

BBBB (out of 5) Hauntingly beautiful adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s celebrated novel. Finding himself without a home after his Hollywood-bound mother sells the family’s Texas ranch, Matt Damon travels down to … Continue reading

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January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Baby Boom

BBB (out of 5) Diane Keaton is a riot in this charming comedy about a businesswoman who suddenly finds herself in the position of motherhood. After a distant relative dies, a … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Brothers

BB (out of 5) Remake of the Danish film by Susanne Bier is hampered by a dull script and painfully inappropriate casting. Siblings Jake Gyllenhaal and Tobey Maguire are complete opposites in … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Swordfish

BB (out of 5) Listless, boring action adventure about a computer hacker (Hugh Jackman) recruited by a top-secret government official (John Travolta), who plans to siphon out money from various … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Pledge

BB.5 (out of 5) Jack Nicholson plays a retiring police officer whose small town is shocked by the rape and murder of a little girl on the night of his retirement … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Only Thrill

BB.5 (out of 5) Diane Keaton meets Sam Shepard after she starts selling her seamstress services in his small town department store. The two embark on a close friendship that leads to love, … Continue reading

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November 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Days Of Heaven

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Every single frame in this gorgeous melodrama is dripping with beauty (it deservedly won an Oscar for its cinematography).  Richard Gere and Brooke Adams, unmarried and pretending … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · 1 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