My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Rat Race (2001)

JERRY ZUCKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  Canada/USA, 2001.  Paramount Pictures, Alphaville Films, Fireworks Pictures, Zucker Productions.  Screenplay by Andy Breckman.  Cinematography by Thomas E. Ackerman.  Produced by Sean Daniel, Janet Zucker, Jerry Zucker.  Music by John Powell.  Production … Continue reading

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March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hard Target (1993)

JOHN WOO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1993.  Universal Pictures, Alphaville Films, Renaissance Pictures, S & R Productions.  Screenplay by Chuck Pfarrer.  Cinematography by Russell Carpenter.  Produced by Sean Daniel, James Jacks.  Music by … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Down To Earth (2001)

CHRIS WEITZ, PAUL WEITZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/Australia/Germany/Canada, 2001.  3 Arts Entertainment, Alphaville Films, CHS Productions, Made To Love Productions, Munich Film Partners & Company GHS Productions, NPV … Continue reading

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February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Heart And Souls

BBBB (out of 5) When four bus passengers (Alfre Woodard, Kyra Sedgwick, Tom Sizemore, David Paymer) are killed in a tragic accident, their afterlife spirits keep company with a young … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Mummy Returns

BBB (out of 5) The energetic cast from Stephen Sommer’s 1999 original returns completely intact with the new addition of the main couple’s son. Taking place a few years after … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Mummy (1999)

BBB.5 (out of 5) A rollicking good time is to be had with this beautifully filmed though often heavy-handed remake of the classic Boris Karloff horror movie. In this updated … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Gift

BBB (out of 5) Cate Blanchett is excellent as a medium in a small town who has terrifying visions of the town’s recent murder victim (Katie Holmes) and is given clues … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dazed And Confused

BBBB (out of 5) Richard Linklater followed his breakout success Slacker with another look at a variety of characters, this time a group of teenagers on the last day of … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Hunted (2003)

WILLIAM FRIEDKIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2003.  Lakeshore Entertainment, Alphaville Films.  Screenplay by David Griffiths, Peter Griffiths, Art Monterastelli. Cinematography by Caleb Deschanel.  Produced by Richard Hawley, James Jacks, Ricardo Mestres.  Music … Continue reading

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July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor

BBB.5 (out of 5) Mummy madness returns to a new part of the globe in this third adventure, a welcome return to the sense of fun that the first installment … Continue reading

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June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Jackal

BB.5 (out of 5) Remake of Fred Zinnemann’s Day of the Jackal tries to update the original story’s political climate to today but ends up being a routine thriller with nothing original … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Village Of The Damned (1995)

JOHN CARPENTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1995.  Universal Pictures, Alphaville Films.  Screenplay by David Himmelstein, based on the screenplay by Stirling Silliphant, Wolf Rilla, Ronald Kinnoch, from the book The Midwich … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment