My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Bad Grandpa (2013)

JEFF TREMAINE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2013.  Dickhouse Productions, MTV Films.  Story by Johnny Knoxville, Spike Jonze, Jeff Tremaine, Fax Bahr, Adam Small, Screenplay by Johnny Knoxville, … Continue reading

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June 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Jackass: The Movie

BB.5 (out of 5) Definitely not for all tastes, this is less a movie and more a collection of practical jokes that is exactly like the MTV program that it … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Her

BBBB (out of 5) In a very near future, Joaquin Phoenix works a job creating handwritten letters for online users (as confusingly silly movie jobs go, I believe it’s the … Continue reading

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December 19, 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

Adaptation.

BBBB (out of 5) For writer Charlie Kaufman, the line between reality and fiction is a blurry, obscure dream that often escapes his grasp; his contribution to Spike Jonze’s latest … Continue reading

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October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Where The Wild Things Are

BB (out of 5) A young boy gets tired of being ignored by his overworked single mother (Catherine Keener) and his mean older sister. After deciding he’s had enough (he’s … Continue reading

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October 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Game

BBBBB (out of 5) David Fincher’s exquisite mindgame is a fascinating film with no end of surprises. Michael Douglas plays a wealthy man for whom nothing new can be bought, until … Continue reading

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June 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Three Kings

BBBB.5 (out of 5) What at first seems like a boorish action movie about heroes in the Gulf War turns out to be a thoughtful and haunting meditation on the … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Being John Malkovich

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Brilliant comedy that sets audience expectation on its ear. An office temp (John Cusack) finds a portal in his filing room that leads into the mind … Continue reading

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May 16, 2013 · Leave a comment