My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

RoboCop 2 (1990)

IRVIN KERSHNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1990.  Orion Pictures, Tobor Productions.  Story by Frank Miller, Screenplay by Frank Miller, Walon Green, based on characters created by Edward Neumeier, Michael … Continue reading

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December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

I, Robot

BBB.5 (out of 5) Isaac Asimov’s popular science-fiction story has been liberally adapted into an exciting action thriller with Will Smith as a cop who is not pleased with the … Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Daredevil

BB.5 (out of 5) After a little boy is blinded by toxic chemicals during a freak accident, he finds that his remaining sense of hearing is so strong that sound … Continue reading

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October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Just Cause

BB.5 (out of 5) Sean Connery is a long-in-the-tooth law professor who decides to help out a death row inmate (Blair Underwood) on trial for murder because something tells him that … Continue reading

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August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

1492: Conquest Of Paradise (1992)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  France/Spain, 1992.  Gaumont, Légende Films, France 3 Cinéma, Due West, Cyrkfilms, Ministère de la Culture, Spanish Ministry of Culture.  Screenplay by Rose Bosch.  Cinematography by Adrian Biddle.  Produced … Continue reading

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August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fearless (1993)

PETER WEIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1993.  Spring Creek Productions, Warner Bros..   Screenplay by Rafael Yglesias, based on his novel.  Cinematography by Allen Daviau.  Produced by Mark Rosenberg, Paula Weinstein.  Music by Maurice Jarre.  Production Design … Continue reading

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August 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Impostor

BB (out of 5) Boring science-fiction thriller adapted from the short story by Philip K. Dick, whose story Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep was the basis for the awe-inspiring … Continue reading

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July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Don’t Say A Word

B.5 (out of 5) Lame thriller that fails to incite any tension thanks to some ridiculous plot points and half-hearted performances.  Michael Douglas plays an overworked psychiatrist specializing in teenagers whose … Continue reading

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July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kiss The Girls

BB.5 (out of 5) Routine thriller has Ashley Judd escape the clutches of a serial killer and help a detective (a stalwart Morgan Freeman), who is himself investigating the disappearance of … Continue reading

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July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

At Play In The Fields Of The Lord

BB.5 (out of 5) This adaptation of the novel by Peter Matthiessen is epic on length but not substance. Members of the large cast include Tom Berenger as a pilot who … Continue reading

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May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment