My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Isle of Dogs (2018)

WES ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA/Germany, 2018.  American Empirical Pictures, Indian Paintbrush, Studio Babelsberg, Twentieth Century Fox Animation.  Story by Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, Kunichi Nomura, Screenplay by Wes … Continue reading

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April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

WES ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Germany, 2014.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Indian Paintbrush, Studio Babelsberg, American Empirical Pictures, TSG Entertainment, Scott Rudin Productions.  Story by Wes Anderson, Hugo Guinness, Screenplay by Wes … Continue reading

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April 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Squid And The Whale (2005)

NOAH BAUMBACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2005.  Samuel Goldwyn Films, Sony Pictures International, Destination Films, Truly Original, Ambush Entertainment, Andrew Lauren Productions, American Empirical Pictures, Peter Newman Productions, InterAL, Seven … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou

BB (out of 5) Once-famous Cousteau-esque ocean explorer Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) is at the lowest point he has ever sunk in his life: his filmed adventures in the great … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

Fantastic Mr. Fox

BBBB.5 (out of 5) In adapting a book by Roald Dahl, Wes Anderson finds the perfect balance of perspectives as Dahl’s whimsy is convincingly made Anderson’s own, and the story is fine-tuned … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Royal Tenenbaums

BBBBB (out of 5) The creators of Rushmore have returned with an even better comedy, one that centres around a troubled family who have hit rock bottom and need help … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

Rushmore

BBBB (out of 5) Jason Schwartzman is hilarious as a lovesick student at the titular private school, a member of every possible after school club but failing every subject he’s … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bottle Rocket

BBBB (out of 5) Relentlessly funny exercise in madcap brilliance that announced the arrival of director Wes Anderson and stars Luke and Owen Wilson, all of whom have made good on … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

WES ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA, 2012.  Indian Paintbrush, American Empirical Pictures.  Screenplay by Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola.  Cinematography by Robert D. Yeoman.  Produced by Wes Anderson, Jeremy Dawson, Steven Rales, Scott … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

WES ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2007.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Collage Cinemagraphique, American Empirical Pictures, Dune Entertainment.  Screenplay by Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman.  Cinematography by Robert D. Yeoman.  Produced by Wes Anderson, Roman … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment