My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Book Club (2018)

BILL HOLDERMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA, 2018.  Apartment Story, June Pictures.  Screenplay by Bill Holderman, Erin Simms.  Cinematography by Andrew Dunn.  Produced by Andrew Duncan, Bill Holderman, Alex Saks, Erin Simms.  Music by … Continue reading

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June 1, 2018 · 2 Comments

Secret In Their Eyes (2015)

BILLY RAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/United Kingdom/Spain/South Korea, 2015.  IM Global, STX Entertainment, Route One Entertainment, Union Investment Partners, Gran Via Productions, SITE Productions, Willies Movies, Ingenious Media.  Screenplay by Billy … Continue reading

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March 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Fifty Shades Freed (2018)

JAMES FOLEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):   B.  USA, 2018.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Niall Leonard, based on the novel by E.L. James.  Cinematography by John Schwartzman.  Produced by Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca, E.L. … Continue reading

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February 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Fifty Shades Darker (2017)

JAMES FOLEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/China, 2017.  Perfect World Pictures (Beijing), Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Niall Leonard, based on the novel by E.L. James.  Cinematography by John Schwartzman.  Produced by Dana Brunetti, Michael … Continue reading

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July 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Fifth Estate (2013)

BILL CONDON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/India/Belgium, 2013.  DreamWorks, Reliance Entertainment, Participant Media, Anonymous Content, FBO, Umedia.  Screenplay by Josh Singer, based on the book Inside WikiLeaks: My Time With Julian Assange … Continue reading

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August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)

SIMON WINCER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1985.  Paramount Pictures, World Film Services.  Screenplay by David Ambrose, Allan Scott, Jeffrey Ellis.  Cinematography by Frank Watts.  Produced by John Heyman.  Music by Marvin Hamlisch.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Civil Action (1998)

STEVEN ZAILLIAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1998.  Touchstone Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Wildwood Enterprises, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the book by Jonathan Harr.  Cinematography by Conrad L. Hall.  Produced … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Of Mice And Men (1992)

BBB.5 (out of 5) Faithful, literate adaptation of the John Steinbeck novel is passionately adapted to the screen by writer-director-star Gary Sinise, pre-Forrest Gump fame. He gives an excellent performance … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

City Of Angels

BBB.5 (out of 5) Stylish and poetic remake of Wim Wenders’ classic Wings of Desire, featuring Nicolas Cage as the wandering angel in search of his own humanity, and Meg Ryan as … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Multiplicity

BB.5 (out of 5) Michael Keaton definitely deserves a much better film to house his four excellent performances in this silly What-If comedy. He plays an overworked contractor who can’t find … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sweet November

BBB (out of 5) Charlize Theron gives an excellent performance as a free-spirited young woman who unlocks the guarded heart of a cold and selfish advertising executive (Reeves), getting him to … Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spartan (2004)

DAVID MAMET Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA/Germany, 2004. Franchise Pictures, ApolloMedia Distribution, ApolloProMedia GmbH & Co. 1. Filmproduktion KG, QI Quality International GmbH & Co. KG, Signature Pictures.  Screenplay … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment