My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Restless Conscience: Resistance to Hitler Within Germany 1933-1945 (1992)

HAVA KOHAV BELLER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1992.  Screenplay by Hava Kohav Beller.  Cinematography by Gábor Bagyoni, Volker Rodde, Martin Schaer.  Film Editing by Tonicka Janková, David … Continue reading

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June 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

City Slickers (1991)

RON UNDERWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1991.  Castle Rock Entertainment, Nelson Entertainment, Face Productions.  Written by Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel.  Cinematography by Dean Semler.  Produced by Irby Smith.  Music by Marc Shaiman.  Production Design by Lawrence … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Prince Of Tides

BBB.5 (out of 5) Barbra Streisand shows, as with her other films as director, her incredible talent with directing actors while never being able to balance out uneven storylines.  Nick Nolte is … Continue reading

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January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Boyz N The Hood

BBBBB (out of 5) Director John Singleton knocked the socks off the movie industry when he directed this poignant, intelligent and unforgettable drama at the age of 23. It stars … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mediterraneo

BBB (out of 5) A platoon of Italian soldiers are sent to take over and occupy an idyllic Greek island during World War II.  Upon arrival they are surprised to … Continue reading

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January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

For The Boys

BBB.5 (out of 5) An unstoppable Bette Midler is the main reason to watch this above-average soap opera about a singing team who tour three American wars entertaining soldiers everywhere. As … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves

BBBB (out of 5) Even the simplest of history buffs can point out the many inaccuracies and inconsistencies in this rousing film adventure, starting with the decidedly non-British performance by … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Doing Time: Life Inside The Big House

BBBB (out of 5) Director Alan Raymond packs a hell of a lot into 60 short minutes in this excellent documentary on life behind bars. He and producer Susan Raymond received … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

BBB.5 (out of 5) Solid entry in the adventure series is thrilling entertainment for diehard fans and passable stuff for everyone else. The Enterprise is once again the key player … Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

In The Shadow Of The Stars

BBBB (out of 5) Exhilarating documentary that takes a look at the oft-unsung treasures of the show business world: the chorus. Directors Allie Light and Irving Saraf take their cameras … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bugsy

BBB (out of 5) Thoroughly overrated gangster movie tells the true story of Benjamin Siegel (Warren Beatty) and his dream to build Las Vegas. Beatty, after years of being criticized … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Addams Family

BBB.5 (out of 5) Of the many retro television shows that have made it to the big screen, this comedy and its superior sequel are among the very best (only … Continue reading

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November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment