My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)

DWIGHT H. LITTLE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1988.  Trancas International Films.  Story by Dhani Lipsius, Larry Rattner, Benjamin Ruffner, Alan B. McElroy, Screenplay by Alan B. McElroy.  … Continue reading

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November 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

TERENCE DAVIES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  United Kingdom/West Germany, 1988.  British Film Institute, Channel Four Films, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.  Screenplay by Terence Davies.  Cinematography by William Diver, Patrick Duval.  Produced by Jennifer Howarth.  Production Design … Continue reading

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October 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Black Eagle (1988)

ERIC KARSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1988.  Rotecon B.V., Magus.  Story by Shimon Arama, Screenplay by A.E. Peters, Michael Gonzales.  Cinematography by George Koblasa.  Produced by Shimon Arama.  Music by Terry Plumeri.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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July 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Damnation (Karhozat) (1988)

BELA TARR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Hungary, 1988.  Hungarian Film Institute, Hungarian Television, Mokép.  Screenplay by Laszlo Krasznahorkai, Bela Tarr.  Cinematography by Gabor Medvigy.  Produced by Jozsef Marx.  Music by Mihaly Vig.  Production Design by Gyula Pauer.  Costume … Continue reading

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April 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Vampire’s Kiss (1988)

ROBERT BIERMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1988.  Magellan Pictures.  Screenplay by Joseph Minion.  Cinematography by Stefan Czapsky.  Produced by John Daly, Derek Gibson, Barry Shils, Barbara Zitwer.  Music by Colin Towns.  Production Design … Continue reading

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February 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Let’s Get Lost (1988)

BRUCE WEBER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1988.  Little Bear Productions, Nan Bush.  Cinematography by Jeff Preiss.  Produced by Bruce Weber.  Production Design by Sam Shahid.  Film Editing by Angelo Corrao.  Academy Awards 1988.  Toronto … Continue reading

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April 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hanussen (1988)

ISTVAN SZABO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Hungary/West Germany/Austria, 1988.  Central Cinema Company Film, Hungarofilm, Mafilm, Mokép, Objektív Filmstúdió Vállalat, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.  Screenplay by Peter Dobai, Istvan Szabo, dialogue by Gabriella Prekop, additional … Continue reading

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October 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ashik Kerib (Ashug-Karibi) (1988)

SERGEI PARAJANOV Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  Soviet Union, 1988.  Qartuli Pilmi.  Screenplay by Gia Badridze, based on the story Ashik Kerib the Lovelorn Minstrel by Mikhail Lermontov.  Cinematography by Albert Yavuryan.  Music by Dzhavanshir … Continue reading

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March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Promises To Keep (1988)

GINNY DURRIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Canada, 1988.  Durrin Productions Inc..  Produced by Ginny Durrin.   The plight of the homeless in Reagan-era America is given hard examination in this powerful documentary. … Continue reading

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March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Naked Gun: From The Files Of Police Squad (1988)

DAVID ZUCKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1988.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Pat Proft, based on the television series Police Squad by Jim Abrahams, David … Continue reading

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March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hairspray (1988)

BBB.5 (out of 5) John Waters’ most popular film is also one of his most thoughtful and entertaining.  Ricki Lake is awkwardly adorable as a music-obsessed teenager whose stout physicality and … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Navigator: A Mediaeval Odyssey

BBBB (out of 5) Startling, unique science-fiction film has a terrific story and excellent direction by Vincent Ward. A community in fourteenth-century Scotland is the only village in the country to … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment