My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Lenny Bruce: Swear To Tell The Truth (1998)

ROBERT B. WEIDE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1998.  HBO Documentary, Whyaduck Productions.  Screenplay by Robert B. Weide.  Cinematography by Biff Bracht. Produced by Robert B. Weide.  Film Editing by Geof Bartz, … Continue reading

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January 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Earth (1998)

DEEPA MEHTA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  India/Canada, 1998.  Cracking the Earth Films Inc., Jhamu Sughand Productions.  Screenplay by Deepa Mehta, based on the novel Cracking India by Bapsi Sidhwa.  Cinematography by Giles … Continue reading

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October 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Show Me Love (Fucking Amal) (1998)

LUKAS MOODYSSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Sweden/Denmark, 1998.  Memfis Film, Det Danske Filminstitut, Film i Väst, SVT Drama, Göteborg, Svenska Filminstitutet, Sveriges Television, Trollywood AB, Zentropa Entertainments. Screenplay by Lukas … Continue reading

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April 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Flowers Of Shanghai (Hai shang Hua) (1998)

HSIAO-HSIEN HOU Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Taiwan/Japan, 1998.  3H Productions, Shochiku Company.  Screenplay by Eileen Chang, T’ien-wen Chu, Bangqing Han.  Cinematography by Ping Bin Lee.  Produced by Shozo Ichiyama, Teng-Kuei Yang.  Music by Yoshihiro Hanno, … Continue reading

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February 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Power of Kangwon Province (Kangwon-do ui Him) (1998)

SANG-SOO HONG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  South Korea, 1998.  Miracin Korea Film Company.  Screenplay by Sang-soo Hong.  Cinematography by Yeong-cheol Kim.  Film Editing by Sung-Won Hahm. A young woman goes on vacation with two … Continue reading

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December 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Dreamlife Of Angels (La Vie Revee Des Anges) (1998)

ERICK ZONCA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France, 1998.  Diaphana Films, Les Productions Bagheera, France 3 Cinéma, Canal+, Centre National de la Cinématographie, La Fondation Gan pour le Cinéma, Procirep.  Screenplay by Pierre Chosson, … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hope Floats

BBB (out of 5) Nice little drama about a Texan beauty queen (Sandra Bullock) who returns home to her mother after her best friend (Rosanne Arquette) reveals on a talk … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Civil Action (1998)

STEVEN ZAILLIAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1998.  Touchstone Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Wildwood Enterprises, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the book by Jonathan Harr.  Cinematography by Conrad L. Hall.  Produced … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment


BBB (out of 5) Funny little film from John Waters is one of his most modest films, about a meek amateur photographer (Edward Furlong) who hits the limelight and finds … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

What Dreams May Come

B.5 (out of 5) Robin Williams plays a happy family man, married to Annabella Sciorra, who tries to help a car accident victim and ends up getting himself killed in a … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Man In The Iron Mask (1998)

BBB.5 (0ut of 5) Leonardo DiCaprio‘s first film release after Titanic is this adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’ classic novel. Aging musketeers Jeremy Irons, Gerard Depardieu, Gabriel Byrne and John Malkovich come out of … Continue reading

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February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Permanent Midnight

BB (out of 5) Forgettable recount of the turbulent battle with heroin addiction fought by Jerry Stahl, a television writer who contributed to shows like Alf and Thirtysomething before getting … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment