My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern (1995)

STEVEN ASCHER, JEANNE JORDAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1995.  Forensic Films, West City Films.  Screenplay by Steven Ascher, Jeanne Jordan.  Cinematography by Steven Ascher.  Produced by Steven … Continue reading

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July 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Star Maker (L’Uomo Delle Stelle)

BBBB (out of 5) A con man in 1940s Italy travels from village to village filming people for bogus screen tests and promising that one day he’ll come back for … Continue reading

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February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

All Things Fair (Lust Och Fagring Stor)

BBBB (out of 5) A Swedish film about a fifteen year-old boy, on the verge of puberty, having sexual liaisons with his teacher might sound like Debbie Does Mr. Chips … Continue reading

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January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Usual Suspects (1995)

BRYAN SINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  USA/Germany, 1995.  PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Spelling Films International, Blue Parrot, Bad Hat Harry Productions, Rosco Film GmbH.  Screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie.  Cinematography by Newton Thomas Sigel.  Produced by … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Batman Forever (1995)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 1995.  Warner Bros., PolyGram Filmed Entertainment.  Story by Lee Batchler, Janet Scott Batchler, Screenplay by Lee Batchler, Janet Scott Batchler, Akiva Goldsman, … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Postman (Il Postino)

BBBB (out of 5) Peaceful little romance about an illiterate fisherman (Massimo Troisi) who takes a job delivering mail to his village’s new visitor, the famous poet Pablo Neruda (Philippe … Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Family (Mi Familia)

BB.5 (out of 5) Multiple generations of a Latino-American family in California are narrated in this middling saga by Gregory Nava (El Norte). Edward James Olmos is the standout in the … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment