My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Exorcist III (1990)

WILLIAM PETER BLATTY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1990.  Morgan Creek Entertainment.  Screenplay by William Peter Blatty, based on his novel Legion.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced by Carter deHaven.  Music by Barry De … Continue reading

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January 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Body Parts (1991)

ERIC RED Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1991.  Vista Street Entertainment.  Screen story by Patricia Herskovic, Joyce Taylor, Screenplay by Eric Red, Norman Snider, based on the novel Et mon tout est … Continue reading

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April 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hidden Agenda (1990)

KEN LOACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1990.  Hemdale, Initial.  Screenplay by Jim Allen.  Cinematography by Clive Tickner.  Produced by Eric Fellner.  Music by Stewart Copeland.  Production Design by Martin Johnson.  Costume Design by Daphne … Continue reading

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May 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wise Blood (1979)

JOHN HUSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1979.  Anthea Film, Ithaca.  Screenplay by Benedict Fitzgerald, Michael Fitzgerald, based on the novel by Flannery O’Connor.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced by Kathy Fitzgerald, Michael Fitzgerald.  Music by Alex … Continue reading

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January 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Alien Resurrection

BBBB (out of 5) Excellent entry in the Alien series is nowhere near the brilliance of the first two (Alien, Aliens) but is a considerable improvement upon the lackluster Alien … Continue reading

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October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mississippi Burning (1988)

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1988.  Orion Pictures.  Screenplay by Chris Gerolmo.  Cinematography by Peter Biziou.  Produced by Robert F. Colesberry, Frederick Zollo.  Music by Trevor Jones.  Production Design by Philip Harrison, … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call – New Orleans (2009)

WERNER HERZOG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2009.  Millennium Films, Edward R. Pressman Film, Saturn Films, Polsky Films, Osiris Productions, Lieutenant Productions.  Screenplay by William M. Finkelstein, based on the film Bad … Continue reading

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August 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Color Of Night

B (out of 5) Laughably bad sex thriller stars Bruce Willis as a psychiatrist left blind to the colour red after one of his more unstable patients commits suicide in front … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Brown’s Requiem

B.5 (out of 5) Awkward adaptation of James Ellroy’s first novel, about a disgruntled private investigator (Michael Rooker) who has no idea what he’s in for when he takes a … Continue reading

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July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ragtime

BBBB (out of 5) This Milos Forman film adaptation of the E.L. Doctorow novel will be of particular interest to those who enjoyed the recent Broadway musical version (this one’s … Continue reading

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July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

BBBB (out of 5) After being sentenced to jail for contributing to the delinquency of a minor, Jack Nicholson convinces the authorities that he is crazy enough to serve his … Continue reading

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July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dune

B (out of 5) Frank Herbert’s immensely popular science-fiction novel (the first in a series) has been turned into an unfortunate clunker of a film, helmed quite badly by David … Continue reading

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July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment