My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Presenting Lily Mars (1943)

NORMAN TAUROG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA, 1943.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Richard Connell, Gladys Lehman, based on the novel by Booth Tarkington.  Cinematography by Joseph Ruttenberg.  Produced by Joe Pasternak.  Music by George Stoll.  Production Design by Cedric … Continue reading

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January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blue Sky (1994)

TONY RICHARDSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1994.  Heathrow Productions, Orion Pictures.  Story by Rama Laurie Stagner, Screenplay by Rama Laurie Stagner, Arlene Sarner, Jerry Leichtling.  Cinematography by Steve Yaconelli.  Produced by Robert … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Yanks (1979)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/West Germany/United Kingdom, 1979.  CIP Filmproduktion GmbH.  Story by Colin Welland, Screenplay by Colin Welland, Walter Bernstein.  Cinematography by Dick Bush.  Produced by Joseph Janni, Lester Persky.  Music … Continue reading

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September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Superman III

BBB (out of 5) Supercheese entry in the franchise, in which a hilarious Richard Pryor is hired by a multimillionaire (Robert Vaughn) to build a supercomputer that will give him and … Continue reading

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August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Throw Momma From The Train

BBB.5 (out of 5) This enjoyable comedy takes Hitchcock’s Strangers On A Train and adds humour. Danny DeVito plays a put-upon mama’s boy who is so desperate to be free of … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Short Cuts (1993)

ROBERT ALTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1993.  Fine Line Features, Spelling Films International, Avenue Pictures.  Screenplay by Robert Altman, Frank Barhydt, based on the writings of Raymond Carver.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Player (1992)

ROBERT ALTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1992.  Avenue Pictures, Spelling Entertainment, Addis Wechsler Pictures.  Screenplay by Michael Tolkin, based on his novel.  Cinematography by Jean Lepine.  Produced by David Brown, Michael … Continue reading

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May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment