My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Where Is Kyra? (2017)

ANDREW DOSUNMU Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2017. Big Indie Pictures, Killer Films, Little Minx, Oldgarth Media.  Story by Andrew Dosunmu, Darci Picoult, Screenplay by Darci Picoult.  Cinematography by Bradford Young.  Produced … Continue reading

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October 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Shaft (2000)

BBBB (out of 5) Samuel L. Jackson rules this film update of Ernest Tidyman’s cool-as-sin cop creation, first filmed in 1971 with Richard Roundtree. John Singleton brings Shaft to the nineties … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Running On Empty

BBBB.5 (out of 5) One of the most emotionally heartfelt films of the decade, this excellent drama never succumbs to manipulation to rope you in. Judd Hirsch and Christine Lahti play a … Continue reading

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July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Heartburn

BBB.5 (out of 5) A mesmerizing performance by Meryl Streep is the life force of this moderately successful comedy-drama, one of many times that she was to be directed by … Continue reading

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July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

L.I.E.

BBBB (out of 5) Disturbing, dramatically intense film about a fifteen year-old boy whose entire world leaves him prey to destruction in a very short period of time. After an … Continue reading

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July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Goodfellas (1990)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1990.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese, based on the novel Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi.  Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus.  Produced by Irwin Winkler.  Production … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

It Could Happen To You

BBB.5 (out of 5) Nicolas Cage plays a gold-hearted cop who comes up short of a tip for a Manhattan waitress (Bridget Fonda), promising instead to split the spoils of his … Continue reading

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June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment