My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Bel Ami (2012)

DECLAN DONNELLAN, NICK ORMEROD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  United Kingdom/Italy, 2012.  Redwave Films, 19 Entertainment, Protagonist Pictures, Rai Cinema.  Screenplay by Rachel Bennette, based on the novel by Guy de Maupassant.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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September 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)

LARS VON TRIER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Denmark/Germany/France/Belgium/United Kingdom, 2013.  Zentropa Entertainments, Heimatfilm, Film i Vast,  Slot Machine,  Caviar Films, Concorde Filmverleih, Artificial Eye, Les Films du Losange, European … Continue reading

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March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment


BB (out of 5) Uma Thurman visits her psychiatrist (Meryl Streep) to deal with the pain of her recent divorce, which is then alleviated somewhat by her striking up a romance … Continue reading

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February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment


BBB.5 (out of 5) Another Philip Dick story makes it to the big screen, a fun one free of intellectual challenge or even a fully comprehensive plot. Ben Affleck plays a … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Valentino: The Last Emperor

BB.5 (out of 5) Entertaining look at the last of the giant fashion names of yore, whose solitary moniker has come to represent cutting-edge, classy style after decades in the … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Producers (2005)

BBB (out of 5) Toe-tapping adaptation of the enormously popular Broadway musical, based on the Oscar-winning 1968 film by Mel Brooks. Stuffy accountant Matthew Broderick shows up at has-been Broadway producer … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jennifer Eight (1992)

BRUCE ROBINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1992.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Bruce Robinson.  Cinematography by Conrad L. Hall.  Produced by Gary Lucchesi, David Wimbury.  Music by Christopher Young.  Production Design by Richard Macdonald.  Costume … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment