My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

A Little Romance (1979)

GEORGE ROY HILL Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  France/USA, 1979.  Orion Pictures, Pan Arts, Trinacra Films.  Screenplay by Allan Burns, based on the novel E=mc2 Mon Amour by Claude … Continue reading

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October 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Hurricane (1979)

JAN TROELL Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA/Netherlands, 1979.  Dino De Laurentiis Company, Famous Films.  Screenplay by Lorenzo Semple Jr., based on the novel by James Norman Hall, Charles Nordhoff.  Cinematography by Sven Nykvist.  Produced … Continue reading

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January 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Black Hole (1979)

GARY NELSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1979.  Walt Disney Productions.  Story by Jeb Rosebrook, Bob Barbash, Richard H. Landau, Screenplay by Jeb Rosebrook, Gerry Day.  Cinematography by Frank V. Phillips.  Produced by Ron … Continue reading

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February 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Winter Kills (1979)

WILLIAM RICHERT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1979.  Winter Gold Productions.  Screenplay by William Richert, based on the book by Richard Condon.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced by Fred C. Caruso, Daniel H. … Continue reading

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September 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Meteor (1979)

RONALD NEAME Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/Hong Kong, 1979.  American International Pictures, Meteor Joint Venture, Palladium Productions, Shaw Brothers.  Story by Edmund H. North, Screenplay by Stanley Mann, Edmund … Continue reading

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May 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Great Santini (1979)

LEWIS JOHN CARLINO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1979.  Bing Crosby Productions.  Screenplay by Lewis John Carlino, based on the novel by Pat Conroy.  Cinematography by Ralph Woolsey.  Produced by Charles A. Pratt.  Music … Continue reading

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December 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Starting Over (1979)

ALAN J. PAKULA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1979.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by James L. Brooks, based on the novel by Dan Wakefield.  Cinematography by Sven Nykvist.  Produced by James L. Brooks, … Continue reading

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August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wise Blood (1979)

JOHN HUSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1979.  Anthea Film, Ithaca.  Screenplay by Benedict Fitzgerald, Michael Fitzgerald, based on the novel by Flannery O’Connor.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced by Kathy Fitzgerald, Michael Fitzgerald.  Music by Alex … Continue reading

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January 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Bronte Sisters (Les Soeurs Bronte) (1979)

ANDRE TECHINE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  France, 1979.  Action Films, Gaumont, France 3.  Scenario and dialogue by Pascal Bonitzer, Andre Techine, with the participation of Jean Gruault.  Cinematography by Bruno Nuytten.  Produced by Yves … Continue reading

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April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

ROBERT WISE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1979.  Paramount Pictures, Century Associates.  Story by Alan Dean Foster, Screenplay by Harold Livingston, based on the television series Star Trek created by Gene … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Easy Road (O Asymvivastos)

BB (out of 5) Pavlos Sidiropoulos has abandoned his medical training to pursue his true passion: songwriting. His girlfriend disapproves and leaves him, and his music career is going nowhere fast, … Continue reading

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February 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Escape From Alcatraz (1979)

DON SIEGEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 1979.  Paramount Pictures, The Malpaso Company.  Screenplay by Richard Tuggle, based on the book by J. Campbell Bruce.  Cinematography by Bruce Surtees.  Produced by Don Siegel.  Music by Jerry … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment