My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Escape From L.A. (1996)

JOHN CARPENTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1996.  Paramount Pictures, Rysher Entertainment.  Story by John Carpenter, Nick Castle, Screenplay by John Carpenter, Debra Hill, Kurt Russell.  Cinematography by Gary B. Kibbe.  Produced by Debra Hill, Kurt … Continue reading

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March 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

What Happens Next (2011)

JAY ARNOLD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.  USA, 2011.  Jaded Creative Productions.  Screenplay by Jay Arnold, Thom Cardwell.  Cinematography by Joe Meccariello.  Produced by Jay Arnold, Fred M. Caruso.  Music by Kerry Muzzey. Production … Continue reading

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July 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Johnny Got His Gun

BB.5 (out of 5) Dalton Trumbo, once the blacklisted author whose unabashed screenplay credit in Spartacus effectively ended the reign of anti-Communist fear in Hollywood, wrote and directed this anti-war … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · 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

Evil Dead II

BBB.5 (out of 5) More a remake than a sequel, this cult favourite by Sam Raimi takes his original Evil Dead and improves it with a bigger budget. Bruce Campbell is … 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

The Quick And The Dead

BB.5 (out of 5) Sharon Stone has a great time parading around this western as a stranger who walks into a dusty old town in the Wild Wild West in search … 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 Evil Dead

BBB.5 (out of 5) Considering it spawned countless imitators, a sequel (which was essentially the same movie but with a budget) and even a stage musical, it stands to reason … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sky High (2005)

MIKE MITCHELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2005.  Walt Disney Pictures, Gunn Films, Max Stronghold Productions Inc..  Screenplay by Paul Hernandez, Robert Schooley, Mark McCorkle.  Cinematography by Shelly Johnson.  Produced by Andrew … Continue reading

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November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Congo

BB (out of 5) Michael Crichton’s horror novel has reached the big screen with exceptionally unimpressive results. A team composed of army brass and scientists are sent to the jungles … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs (2009)

PHIL LORD, CHRISTOPHER MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2009.  Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation.  Screenplay by Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, additional screenplay material by Rob Greenberg, based on the book … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · 1 Comment