My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Devil’s Advocate (1997)

TAYLOR HACKFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5.  USA/Germany, 1997.  Warner Bros., Regency Enterprises, Kopelson Entertainment, Taurus Film, Monarchy Enterprises B.V..  Screenplay by Jonathan Lemkin, Tony Gilroy, based on the novel by Andrew … Continue reading

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January 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

GARETH EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 2016.  Lucasfilm, Allison Shearmur Productions, Black Hangar Studios, Stereo D, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by John Knoll, Gary Whitta, Screenplay by Chris Weitz, Tony … Continue reading

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January 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nightcrawler (2014)

DAN GILROY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2014.  Bold Films, Nightcrawler.  Screenplay by Dan Gilroy.  Cinematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by Jennifer Fox, Tony Gilroy, Jake Gyllenhaal, David Lancaster, Michel Litvak.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production … Continue reading

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September 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

State Of Play

BBB (out of 5) Russell Crowe is a frumpy journalist of the old-school variety who is perpetually annoyed by snappy new member of the team Rachel McAdams.  They cross paths when … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bourne Identity (2002)

DOUG LIMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/Germany/Czech Republic, 2002.  Universal Pictures, The Kennedy/Marshall Company, Hypnotic, Kalima Productions GmbH & Co. KG, Stillking Films.  Screenplay by Tony Gilroy, W. Blake Herron, based on … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Proof Of Life

BB (out of 5) Meg Ryan and Russell Crowe star in this political thriller about a woman whose life is turned upside down when her engineer husband (David Morse) is kidnapped by … Continue reading

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September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dolores Claiborne

BBBB.5 (out of 5) One of Stephen King’s most fascinating stories is this drama about the turbulent relationship between aging Maine widow Dolores Claiborne (Kathy Bates) and her estranged journalist … Continue reading

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September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bourne Ultimatum

BBBB (out of 5) The thing I love about action movies it that they take movie stars, people who basically spend their time off getting their hair washed with Evian … Continue reading

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September 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bourne Supremacy

BBBB.5 (out of 5) A major Hollywood studio hasn’t put out a blockbuster this intelligent and entertaining in a very, very long time.  Matt Damon returns to the role he created … Continue reading

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September 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bourne Legacy

BB.5 (out of 5) The franchise that had great success with Matt Damon from 2002-2007 has now been resurrected laterally with Jeremy Renner taking the lead in a new character. His … Continue reading

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August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Duplicity

BBBB (out of 5) A guy picks a girl up at a party and they go back to his hotel room:  simple setup for a steamy romantic comedy, with the … Continue reading

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August 14, 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