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 (1998)

FOREST WHITAKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1998.  Twentieth Century Fox, Fortis Films.  Screenplay by Steven Rogers.  Cinematography by Caleb Deschanel.  Produced by Lynda Obst.  Music by Dave Grusin.  Production Design by Larry Fulton.  Costume Design by Susie … 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

Pecker (1998)

JOHN WATERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1998.  Polar Entertainment.  Screenplay by John Waters.  Cinematography by Robert M. Stevens.  Produced by John Fiedler, Mark Tarlov.  Music by Stewart Copeland.  Production Design by Vincent Perani.  Costume Design by … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

What Dreams May Come (1998)

VINCENT WARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA/New Zealand, 1998.  PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Interscope Communications, Metafilmics.  Screenplay by Ronald Bass, based on the novel by Richard Matheson. Cinematography by Eduardo Serra.  Produced by Barnet Bain.  Music … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Man In The Iron Mask (1998)

RANDALL WALLACE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1998.  United Artists.  Screenplay by Randall Wallace, based on the books Vingt Ans Apres and Le Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas pere. Cinematography … 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