My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (2016)

DAVID YATES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2016.  Heyday Films, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by J.K. Rowling.  Cinematography by Philippe Rousselot.  Produced by David Heyman, Steve Kloves, J.K. Rowling, Lionel Wigram.  Music by … Continue reading

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January 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

Morvern Callar

BBBB (out of 5) Morvern Callar (Samantha Morton) discovers her boyfriend’s body on the floor of their apartment, next to a computer that bears his suicide note and the novel … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Messenger

BBBB (out of 5) Ben Foster returns from Iraq with a severe injury to his eye. After being welcomed home by his ex-girlfriend (Jena Malone) who is now engaged to someone … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

BBB.5 (out of 5) Since we last saw her on the big screen nine years ago, Elizabeth has become a beloved and impressive ruler of the great nation of England, … Continue reading

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October 22, 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

Minority Report (2002)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 2002.  Twentieth Century Fox, DreamWorks, Cruise/Wagner Productions, Blue Tulip Productions, Ronald Shusett/Gary Goldman, Digital Image Associates.  Screenplay by Scott Frank, Jon Cohen, based on the … Continue reading

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September 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Enduring Love (2004)

ROGER MICHELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom, 2004.  Pathe Pictures International, UK Film Council, FilmFour, Inside Track Films, Free Range Films, Ingenious Film Partners, Ridgeway Productions.  Screenplay by Joe Penhall, based … Continue reading

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September 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Libertine

BBBB (out of 5) Exciting drama based on the play by Stephen Jeffreys (who also wrote the witty screenplay) about the real-life Earl Of Rochester (aka John Wilton) who was … Continue reading

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July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cosmopolis

BB (out of 5) David Cronenberg adapts Don DiLillo’s novel a little too faithfully in this listless drama about a corporate wunderkind (Robert Pattinson) who runs his entire life from … Continue reading

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July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

John Carter

B (out of 5) A film that is truly as terrible as you have heard it is. The industry watched in horror as a $250 million dollar blockbuster sank from … Continue reading

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June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

In America

BBBB.5 (out of 5) In this beautifully heartfelt film by Jim Sheridan (My Left Foot, In The Name of the Father), an Irish family illegally immigrates to New York City … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sweet And Lowdown (1999)

WOODY ALLEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1999.  Sweetland Films, Magnolia Productions.  Screenplay by Woody Allen.  Cinematography by Fei Zhao.  Produced by Jean Doumanian.  Production Design by Santo Loquasto.  Costume Design by Laura Bauer.  Film Editing by … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment