My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Nighthawks (1981)

BRUCE MALMUTH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.   USA, 1981.  Universal Pictures, Martin Poll Productions, The Production Company, Herb Nanas Productions, Layton Productions.  Story by David Shaber, Paul Sylbert, Screenplay by David … Continue reading

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March 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Boomerang (1992)

REGINALD HUDLIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.   USA, 1992.  Paramount Pictures, Imagine Films Entertainment, Eddie Murphy Productions.  Story by Eddie Murphy, Screenplay by Barry W. Blaustein, David Sheffield.  Cinematography by Woody Omens.  Produced … Continue reading

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March 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Devil’s Advocate (1997)

TAYLOR HACKFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5.  USA/Germany, 1997.  Warner Bros., Regency Enterprises, Kopelson Entertainment, Taurus Film, Monarchy Enterprises B.V..  Screenplay by Jonathan Lemkin, Tony Gilroy, based on the novel by Andrew … Continue reading

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January 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Guarding Tess (1994)

HUGH WILSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1994.  Channel Films, TriStar Pictures.  Screenplay by Hugh Wilson, PJ Torokvei.  Cinematography by Brian J. Reynolds.  Produced by Nancy Graham Tanen, Ned Tanen.  Music by Michael Convertino.  Production Design by Peter … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

For Love Or Money

BBB.5 (out of 5) Michael J. Fox is irresistible as a world-class hotel concierge who does all manner of favours for the wealthy clients who live in his establishment. He happily … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eraser (1996)

CHUCK RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1996.  Kopelson Entertainment, Warner Bros..  Story by Tony Puryear, Walon Green, Michael S. Chernuchin, Screenplay by Tony Puryear, Walon Green.  Cinematography by Adam Greenberg.  Produced by Anne Kopelson, Arnold … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The World According To Garp

BB (out of 5) Another good example of how John Irving’s novels tend not to translate successfully to the big screen. Robin Williams is miscast as an aspiring writer who’s trying … Continue reading

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September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Juror

BB.5 (out of 5) Demi Moore did a double-header turkey show when she followed her box-office failure in Striptease with this lame drama that steals the entire plot from Trial By Jury, … Continue reading

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August 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Big Daddy

BBB (out of 5) Adam Sandler plays a shiftless layabout who loses his girlfriend (Kristy Swanson) to his lazy ways, but gets the chance to make up for it in the … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Conspiracy Theory (1997)

RICHARD DONNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1997.  Warner Bros., Silver Pictures, Donner/Shuler-Donner Productions.  Screenplay by Brian Helgeland.  Cinematography by John Schwartzman.  Produced by Richard Donner, Joel Silver.  Music by Carter Burwell.  Production Design by Paul Sylbert.  Costume … Continue reading

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July 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wedding Crashers

B (out of 5) This is the kind of movie that stupid people watch and say things like ‘I just wanted something fun to help me forget my troubles’.  If … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

‘Crocodile’ Dundee II

JOHN CORNELL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  Australia/USA, 1988.  Paramount Pictures, Rimfire Films.  Screenplay by Paul Hogan, Brett Hogan, based on characters created by Paul Hogan.  Cinematography by Russell Boyd. Produced by John Cornell, Jane … Continue reading

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June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment