My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Juno

BBB.5 (out of 5) Sixteen year-old wiseass Juno (Ellen Page) has curiousity-driven sex with her boyfriend (Michael Cera) and finds herself knocked up.  Without the slightest hesitation she seeks out … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Away From Her

BBBB (out of 5) Actress Sarah Polley makes her directorial debut with this poignant adaptation of Alice Munro’s story The Bear Came Over The Mountain.  Gordon Pinsent and Julie Christie play a … Continue reading

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December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sicko

BBBB (out of 5) Documentarian and loveable rabble-rouser Michael Moore delves into the All American Dream once again for this wholly absorbing film on the state of the nation’s health … Continue reading

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December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Charlie Wilson’s War

BB.5 (out of 5) A minor Texas congressman (Tom Hanks) finds himself inspired by a gutsy society dame (Julia Roberts) to get involved in post-Soviet invaded Afghanistan and help the … Continue reading

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July 5, 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

Ratatouille (2007)

BRAD BIRD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2007.  Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by Jan Pinkava, Jim Capobianco, Brad Bird, Screenplay by Brad Bird, additional story material by Emily … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street (2007)

TIM BURTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2007.  DreamWorks, Warner Bros., Parkes+MacDonald Image Nation, The Zanuck Company, Tim Burton Productions.  Screenplay by John Logan, based on the musical book by … Continue reading

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May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Diving Bell And The Butterfly (Le Scaphandre et le Papillon)

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Immensely moving film based on the book of the same name by Jean-Dominique Bauby, a high profile magazine editor who suffered a stroke in the prime … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

No Country For Old Men

BBBBB (out of 5) Every once in a long while, the brothers Coen put aside their desire to make us watch their take on one of their favourite old movies … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gone Baby Gone

BBBB.5 (out of 5) This adaptation of the novel by Denis Lahane (Mystic River, how much fun is this guy to be around) is a sharply acted and directed mystery-thriller … Continue reading

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May 11, 2013 · Leave a comment