My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Maid To Order (1987)

AMY HOLDEN JONES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1987.  Vista Organization.  Screenplay by Amy Holden Jones, Perry Howze, Randy Howze.  Cinematography by Shelly Johnson.  Produced by Mort Engelberg, … Continue reading

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June 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Vacation (2015)

JOHN FRANCIS DALEY, JONATHAN GOLDSTEIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  USA, 2015.  BenderSpink, David Dobkin Productions, New Line Cinema.  Screenplay by John Francis Daley, Jonathan M. Goldstein, based on characters created by … Continue reading

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August 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

The House Bunny (2008)

FRED WOLF Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2008.  Columbia Pictures, Relativity Media, Happy Madison Productions, Alta Loma Entertainment.  Screenplay by Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith.  Cinematography by Shelly Johnson.  Produced by Allen Covert, Jack Giarraputo, Heather … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Illuminata (1998)

JOHN TURTURRO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Spain/USA/Japan, 1998.  CDI, GreeneStreet Films, JVC Entertainment Networks, Overseas FilmGroup, Sogepaq.  Screenplay by Brandon Cole, John Turturro, based on the play by Brandon Cole.  Cinematography by Harris Savides.  Produced … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

American History X

BBBB (out of 5) Powerful film tackles racism in America without flinching for a second. Edward Norton plays a young man being released from prison after having murdered two men while … Continue reading

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November 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Get Bruce

BBB.5 (out of 5) Fun documentary that chronicles the career of one of the most successful comedy writers in show business today, Bruce Vilanch. After an auspicious debut as a … Continue reading

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November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

High Spirits

BB (out of 5) This film could definitely use more of what it exclaims in the title, but it does have its moments. Youngsters will especially delight to the visual … Continue reading

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October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pacific Heights (1990)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1990.  Morgan Creek Entertainment Group.  Screenplay by Daniel Pyne.  Cinematography by Amir Mokri.  Produced by Scott Rudin, William Sackheim.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Neil Spisak.  Costume Design by Bridget … Continue reading

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September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Eye For An Eye (1996)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1996.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Amanda Silver, Rick Jaffa, based on the novel by Erika Holzer.  Cinematography by Amir Mokri.  Produced by Michael I. Levy.  Music by James Newton … Continue reading

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September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hair

BBBB (out of 5) The energy is tangible in this exciting adaptation of the groundbreaking, taboo-smashing Broadway musical. Sadly, the film took so long to get to the screen that … Continue reading

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July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

BBB.5 (out of 5) The Griswolds are back, and after having ravaged all of Europe they’ve decided to cause trouble at home. Deciding to host a family reunion for the … Continue reading

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June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nowhere

BB (out of 5) Gregg Araki’s tribute to the soulless residents of California’s teen set is an unpleasant journey into the grotesque. James Duval travels around the L.A. party scene … Continue reading

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May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment