My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Big Hero 6 (2014)

DON HALL, CHRIS WILLIAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2014.  FortyFour Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Jordan Roberts, Robert L. Baird, Daniel Gerson, based on the Big … Continue reading

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April 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

St. Vincent (2014)

THEODORE MELFI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2014.  Chernin Entertainment, Crescendo Productions, Goldenlight Films, The Weinstein Company.  Screenplay by Theodore Melfi.  Cinematography by John Lindley.  Produced by Peter Chernin, Theodore Melfi, Fred Roos, … Continue reading

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October 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Arthur (2011)

B.5 (out of 5) Remaking the classic Dudley Moore comedy with yet another fun, lovable rascal in the lead seemed like such a good idea at the time. The Bach … Continue reading

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February 4, 2014 · 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

The Terminal (2004)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2004.  DreamWorks, Amblin Entertainment, Parkes+MacDonald Image Nation.  Story by Andrew Niccol, Sacha Gervasi, Screenplay by Sacha Gervasi, Jeff Nathanson.  Cinematography by Janusz Kaminski.  Produced by Laurie MacDonald, … Continue reading

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September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

For Your Consideration

BBB (out of 5) The loopy reality of Oscar buzz is explored in this light-hearted poke at the film industry. Director Christopher Guest has abandoned the mockumentary style that made films … Continue reading

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September 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Be Cool (2005)

F. GARY GRAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2005.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Jersey Films, Double Feature Films, Nina Saxon Film Design.  Screenplay by Peter Steinfeld, based on the novel by Elmore Leonard.  Cinematography by Jeffrey … Continue reading

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August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Italian Job (2003)

F. GARY GRAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/France/United Kingdom, 2003.  Paramount Pictures, De Line Pictures, Working Title Films.  Screenplay by Donna Powers, Wayne Powers, based on the screenplay by Troy Kennedy-Martin.  Cinematography by Wally … Continue reading

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August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Informant! (2009)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2009.  Warner Bros., Participant Media, Groundswell Productions, Section Eight, Jaffe / Braunstein Enterprise.  Screenplay by Scott Z. Burns, based on the book by Kurt Eichenwald.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Town And Country

0 (out of 5) After three years of rewrites, reshoots and re-edits, this Warren Beatty vehicle was released and fell mightily flat with a huge crash. Beatty and Garry Shandling … Continue reading

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June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment