My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Insomnia (2002)

CHRISTOPHER NOLAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Canada, 2002.  Alcon Entertainment, Witt/Thomas Productions, Section Eight, Insomnia Productions, Summit Entertainment.  Screenplay by Hillary Seitz, based on the 1997 screenplay by Nikolaj Frobenius, Erik Skjoldbjaerg.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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November 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Scanner Darkly (2006)

RICHARD LINKLATER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA, 2006.  Warner Independent Pictures, Thousand Words, Section Eight, Detour Filmproduction, 3 Arts Entertainment.  Screenplay by Richard Linklater, based on the novel by Philip … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rumor Has It…

BBB.5 (out of 5) Jennifer Aniston is perfectly cast as a young woman who has commitment issues with her boyfriend (Mark Ruffalo) that go into a tailspin when she finds out … Continue reading

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July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Full Frontal (2002)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2002.  Miramax, Monophonic Inc., Populist Pictures, Propaganda Films, Section Eight.  Screenplay by Coleman Hough.  Cinematography by Steven Soderbergh.  Produced by Gregory Jacobs, Scott Kramer.  Music by Jacques Davidovici.  Costume … Continue reading

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July 8, 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

Far From Heaven (2002)

TODD HAYNES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA/France, 2002.  Focus Features, Vulcan Productions, Killer Films, John Wells Productions, Section Eight, TF1 International.  Screenplay by Todd Haynes.  Cinematography by Edward Lachman.  Produced by Jody Allen, Christine Vachon.  Music … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Michael Clayton

BBBB.5 (out of 5) George Clooney gives a masterful performance as a dirt-busting lawyer who is asked to reign in a top member of his firm’s legal council (Tom Wilkinson) … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2007.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, Jerry Weintraub Productions, Section Eight.  Screenplay by Brian Koppelman, David Levien, based on characters created by George Clayton Johnson, Jack … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Good German (2006)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2006.  Sunset Gower Studios, Warner Bros., Section Eight, Virtual Studios.  Screenplay by Paul Attanasio, based on the novel by Joseph Kanon.  Cinematography by Steven Soderbergh.  Produced by … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Syriana

BB.5 (out of 5) Stephen Gaghan, Academy Award-winning screenwriter of Traffic, wants so much to make a film worthy of Steven Soderbergh’s drug-trade classic that he simply photocopies its cinematography … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Good Night, And Good Luck. (2005)

GEORGE CLOONEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/United Kingdom/France/Japan, 2005.  Warner Independent Pictures, 2929 Productions, Participant Media, Davis Films, Redbus Pictures, Tohokushinsha Film Corporation, Section Eight.  Screenplay by George Clooney, Grant Heslov.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ocean’s Twelve (2004)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2004.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, Jerry Weintraub Productions, Section Eight, WV Films III.  Screenplay by George Nolfi, based on characters created by George Clayton Johnson, … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment