My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

This Must Be The Place (2011)

PAOLO SORRENTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  Italy/France/Ireland, 2011.  Indigo Film, Lucky Red, Medusa Film, ARP Sélection, France 2 Cinéma, Element Pictures, Bord Scannan na hEireann / Irish Film Board, MEDIA … Continue reading

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May 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

All The King’s Men (2006)

STEVEN ZAILLIAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Germany/USA, 2006.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Relativity Media, Phoenix Pictures, VIP 3 Medienfonds, VIP 4 Medienfonds, Rising Star.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the novel … Continue reading

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January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bad Boys (1983)

RICK ROSENTHAL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1983.  EMI Films, Solofilm.  Screenplay by Richard Di Lello.  Cinematography by Bruce Surtees, Donald E. Thorin.  Produced by Robert H. Solo.  Music by Bill Conti.  Production Design by J. … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Into The Wild

BBBB (out of 5) Heartbreaking examination of the true story of Chris McCandless, a college graduate from a well-to-do family who decides to drop it all and head for the … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Crossing Guard

BBBB (out of 5) Powerful drama from director Sean Penn about a grieving father (Jack Nicholson) who is caught in a moral dilemma when the man responsible for his daughter’s … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 · 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

I Am Sam

BBB (out of 5) Sean Penn plays a mentally challenged Starbucks employee who winds up with a baby daughter and has to take care of her. When the child reaches … Continue reading

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November 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Assassination Of Richard Nixon

BB (out of 5) It’s 1974, and Samuel Bicke (Sean Penn) is sick and tired of not being respected. His ex-wife (Naomi Watts) treats him like he’s invisible, his boss … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Tree Of Life

BB.5 (out of 5) The generic title of Terence Malick’s family epic reveals generic content as Sean Penn works a highly successful but, presuming from the few scenes at his wealthy … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a 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

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

Fast Times At Ridgemont High

BBB (out of 5) Cameron Crowe went back to high school incognito and wrote a book based on his observations, eventually adapting it to the big screen for this film … Continue reading

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September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment