My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Battle of Russia (1943)

FRANK CAPRA, ANATOLE LITVAK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1943.  U.S. Army Special Service Division, U.S. War Department.  Screenplay by Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, Rober Heller, featuring selections adapted … Continue reading

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February 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl (2003)

GORE VERBINSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2003.  Walt Disney Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films.  Story by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Stuart Beattie, Jay Wolpert, Screenplay by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio.  Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.  Produced … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jaws 2 (1978)

JEANNOT SZWARC Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1978.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Carl Gottlieb, Howard Sackler, based on characters created by Peter Benchley.  Cinematography by Michael C. Butler.  Produced by David Brown, Richard D. Zanuck.  Music … Continue reading

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January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fandango

BBB (out of 5) Poignantly written and directed film about the abandoning of youthful pleasures in the face of adult responsibility. A group of college friends in the early seventies … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Last Of The Mohicans (1992)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1992.  Morgan Creek Entertainment.  Screenplay by Michael Mann, Christopher Crowe, based on the 1936 screenplay by Philip Dunne, adaptation by John L. … Continue reading

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November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Addams Family Values

BBBB (out of 5) In this superior sequel to the 1991 comedy, the kooky, creepy Addams family find themselves welcoming a new addition to their family: a baby boy! Now … Continue reading

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October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

ROBERT ZEMECKIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1988.  Touchstone Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Silver Screen Partners III.  Screenplay by Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman, based on the novel Who Censored Roger Rabbit … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

What Lies Beneath

BBBB (out of 5) Rip-roaring good fun from Robert Zemeckis.  Michelle Pfeiffer lives an idyllic life in the suburbs in a giant house with her husband (Harrison Ford), but succumbs to … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Forrest Gump

BBB (out of 5) Tom Hanks stars as a charming simpleton who manages to experience all the important events of the last half of the twentieth century without even realizing it: … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Death Becomes Her (1992)

ROBERT ZEMECKIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1992.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Martin Donovan, David Koepp.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by Steve Starkey, Robert Zemeckis.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by Rick … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Contact

BBBB (out of 5) Jodie Foster plays an earnest scientist who spends her whole life searching for extra-terrestrial life and finds vindication when a message is received from outer space. Naturally, … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cast Away

BBBB (out of 5) Tom Hanks‘ amazing performance is the best reason to watch this excellent drama.  The second of two films Robert Zemeckis made in the year 2000 (the … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment