My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Desert Heat (Inferno) (1999)

JOHN G. AVILDSEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/France, 1999.  Long Road Productions, KPI Productions, Lomax Productions, PM Entertainment Group.  Screenplay by Tom O’Rourke.  Cinematography by Ross A. Maehl.  Produced by Evzen Kolar, … Continue reading

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May 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Victory (Escape To Victory) (1981)

JOHN HUSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1981.  Lorimar Film Entertainment, Victory Company, New Gold Entertainment.  Story by Yabo Yablonsky, Djordje Milicevic, Jeff Maguire, Screenplay by Evan Jones, Yabo Yablonsky.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced … Continue reading

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April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rocky Balboa (2006)

SYLVESTER STALLONE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2006.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Columbia Pictures, Revolution Studios, Chartoff-Winkler Productions. Screenplay by Sylvester Stallone, based on his characters.  Cinematography by Clark Mathis.  Produced by William Chartoff, Kevin King … Continue reading

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January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Baby Boom

BBB (out of 5) Diane Keaton is a riot in this charming comedy about a businesswoman who suddenly finds herself in the position of motherhood. After a distant relative dies, a … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Seduction Of Joe Tynan

BBB (out of 5) Alan Alda‘s Joe Tynan is thrown into a crisis of conscience when he is asked by an old friend (Melvyn Douglas) to back a candidate from … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bad Boys (1983)

RICK ROSENTHAL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1983.  EMI Films, Solofilm.  Screenplay by Richard Di Lello.  Cinematography by Bruce Surtees, Donald E. Thorin.  Produced by Robert H. Solo.  Music by Bill Conti.  Production Design by J. … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tortilla Soup

BBBB.5 (out of 5) There’s nothing more annoying than when Americans remake foreign films, but this Latino adaptation of Ang Lee’s Eat Drink Man Woman is a notable exception. Of … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wrongfully Accused

0 (out of 5) This one’s bad even by Leslie Nielsen‘s standards. You’ll get way more laughs out of repeat viewings of The Naked Gun movies before you’ll chuckle watching … Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mass Appeal

BBB.5 (out of 5) Superb performances are the best thing about this intelligent and sensitive drama. After two male seminary students are expelled from their school for being lovers, another … Continue reading

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October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Masters Of The Universe

BB (out of 5) The popular He-Man television cartoon series makes its way to the big screen with unimpressive results. The stupid story has He-Man (Dolph Lundgren) get transported from … Continue reading

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August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Unmarried Woman

BBBBB (out of 5) Joins Diary of a Mad Housewife, A Woman Under The Influence and Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore as top-notch examples of seventies films about women’s issues.  Jill Clayburgh‘s … Continue reading

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August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Harry And Tonto

BBBB (out of 5) Aging New Yorker Harry (Art Carney, in an Oscar-winning performance) is evicted from his Manhattan apartment building with his cat Tonto, so they go live with … Continue reading

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August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment