My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Wildlife (2018)

PAUL DANO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2018.  June Pictures, Nine Stories Productions, Sight Unseen Pictures.  Screenplay by Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, based on the book by Richard Ford.  Cinematography by Diego … Continue reading

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February 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2018.  Annapurna Pictures, Annapurna Television, Mike Zoss Productions.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, segment All Gold Canyon based on a story … Continue reading

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January 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Big Sick (2017)

MICHAEL SHOWALTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  Apatow Productions, FilmNation Entertainment, Story Ink.  USA, 2017.  Screenplay by Emily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani.  Cinematography by Brian Burgoyne.  Produced by Judd Apatow, Barry Mendel.  Music by Michael Andrews.  Production Design … Continue reading

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January 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)

DAVID GORDON GREEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2015.  Participant Media, Smokehouse Pictures.  Screenplay by Peter Straughan, suggested by the documentary by Rachel Boynton.  Cinematography by Tim Orr.  Produced by George Clooney, … Continue reading

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April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

It’s Complicated (2009)

NANCY MEYERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2009.  Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Waverly Films, Scott Rudin Productions, Dentsu.  Screenplay by Nancy Meyers.  Cinematography by John Toll.  Produced by Nancy Meyers, Scott Rudin.  Music by Heitor … Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Savages

BBBB (out of 5) Two siblings, long estranged from their parents, are reunited when their aging father (Philip Bosco) is left to deal with his dementia alone after his girlfriend … Continue reading

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October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment


BB (out of 5) Selling your soul for cash is not without consequences, as Ryan Gosling learns in this tepid thriller.  It’s a film mainly designed to give Gosling another opportunity … Continue reading

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October 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Me And Orson Welles

BBBB (out of 5) Memorably enjoyable comedy about a “never the same again after that summer” loss of innocence. Zac Efron is terrific as a young man in the 1930s … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

In The Valley Of Elah

BBB.5 (out of 5) Ex-army sergeant Tommy Lee Jones gets a phone call informing him that his son, just returned from service in Iraq, has disappeared from his army base and … Continue reading

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September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meek’s Cutoff (2010)

KELLY REICHARDT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2010.  Evenstar Films, Film Science, Harmony Productions, Primitive Nerd.  Screenplay by Jonathan Raymond.  Cinematography by Christopher Blauvert.  Produced by Elizabeth Cuthrell, Neil Kopp, Anish Savjani, … Continue reading

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June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Revolutionary Road (2008)

SAM MENDES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2008.  DreamWorks, BBC Films, Evamere Entertainment, Neal Street Productions, Goldcrest Pictures.  Screenplay by Justin Haythe, based on the novel by Richard Yates.  Cinematography by Roger … Continue reading

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June 13, 2013 · Leave a comment