My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Birth Of A Nation (2016)

NATE PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA/Canada, 2016.  Bron Studios, Creative Wealth Media Finance, Follow Through Productions, Hit 55 Ventures, Infinity United Entertainment, Juniper Productions, Mandalay Pictures, Novofam Productions, Oster … Continue reading

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September 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Legends Of The Fall (1994)

EDWARD ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1994.  TriStar Pictures, The Bedford Falls Company, Pangaea.  Screenplay by Susan Shilliday, William D. Wittliff, based on the novella by Jim Harrison.  Cinematography by John Toll.  Produced by … Continue reading

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March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Last Samurai (2003)

EDWARD ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2003.  Warner Bros., The Bedford Falls Company, Cruise/Wagner Productions, Radar Pictures.  Story by John Logan, Screenplay by John Logan, Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz.  Cinematography by John … Continue reading

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March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Glory (1989)

EDWARD ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1989.  TriStar Pictures, Freddie Fields Productions.  Screenplay by Kevin Jarre, based on the letters of Robert Gould Shaw, the book Lay This Laurel by … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Defiance (2008)

EDWARD ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2008.  Paramount Vantage, Grosvenor Park Productions, The Bedford Falls Company, Defiance Productions.  Screenplay by Clayton Frohman, Edward Zwick, based on the book Defiance: … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Courage Under Fire (1996)

EDWARD ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1996.  Davis Entertainment, Fox 2000 Pictures, Joseph M. Singer Entertainment.  Screenplay by Patrick Sheane Duncan.  Cinematography by Roger Deakins.  Produced by John Davis, David T. Friendly, Joseph … Continue reading

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February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blood Diamond (2006)

EDWARD ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/Germany, 2006.  Warner Bros., Virtual Studios, Spring Creek Productions, The Bedford Falls Company, Initial Entertainment Group, Liberty Pictures, Lonely Film Productions GmbH & Co. … Continue reading

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February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

X-Men (2000)

BRYAN SINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2000.  Twentieth Century Fox, Marvel Enterprises, Donners’ Company, Bad Hat Harry Productions.  Story by Tom DeSanto, Bryan Singer, Screenplay by David Hayter. Cinematography … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Four Feathers

BBBB (out of 5) Film versions of this popular story are reaching countless numbers, but at least it still feels fresh after so many years. Heath Ledger plays the conscientious 19th-century … Continue reading

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October 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dangerous Beauty

BBBB (out of 5) Catherine McCormack is wonderful in this true story of a Venetian courtesan who survives religious intolerance, a whole bevy of jealous lovers and one mother of a … Continue reading

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October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Failure To Launch

BB (out of 5) Matthew McConaughey is a successful boat salesman who is 35 years old and still living with his parents. Desperate to get him out of the house and … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Journey To The Center Of The Earth (2008)

ERIC BREVIG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2008.  New Line Cinema, Walden Media, Mel’s cite Du Cinema.  Screenplay by Michael D. Weiss, Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin, based on the novel by … Continue reading

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June 8, 2013 · Leave a comment