My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Other Side of the Wind (2018)

ORSON WELLES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  France/Iran/USA, 2018.  Royal Road Entertainment, Les Films de l’Astrophore, SACI, Americas Film Conservancy.  Screenplay by Oja Kodar, Orson Welles.  Cinematography by Gary Graver.  Produced by Frank Marshall, … Continue reading

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November 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hard Target (1993)

JOHN WOO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1993.  Universal Pictures, Alphaville Films, Renaissance Pictures, S & R Productions.  Screenplay by Chuck Pfarrer.  Cinematography by Russell Carpenter.  Produced by Sean Daniel, James Jacks.  Music by … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Gift

BBB (out of 5) Cate Blanchett is excellent as a medium in a small town who has terrifying visions of the town’s recent murder victim (Katie Holmes) and is given clues … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spider-Man 2

BBBB.5 (out of 5) It’s been two years since Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) was bitten by a radioactive spider and turned into the Manhattan superhero Spider-Man, and he’s still spinning webs … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spider-Man 3

BB.5 (out of 5) After the enjoyable opening and the superb second act, it’s a shame that the third installment of the popular franchise would land with such a thud. … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spider-Man

BBB.5 (out of 5) Another comic book superhero finds his way to the big screen in this amiable high-flying adventure. Perpetually adorable Tobey Maguire plays Peter Parker, a geeky high-school student … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Hurt Locker (2008)

KATHRYN BIGELOW Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2008.  Voltage Pictures, Grosvenor Park Media, Film Capital Europe Funds, First Light Production, Kingsgate Films, Summit Entertainment.  Screenplay by Mark Boal.  Cinematography by Barry Ackroyd.  Produced … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oz: The Great And Powerful

BBB.5 (out of 5) Did you know that before he messed with Dorothy’s head and proved himself a complete failure, the Wizard of Oz had an origin story? You probably … Continue reading

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May 26, 2013 · Leave a comment