My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Is It Just Me? (2010)

J.C. CALCIANO Bil’s rating (out of 5):   0.  USA, 2010.  Cinema 175, Whitestone Acquisitions.  Screenplay by J.C. Calciano.  Cinematography by Joshua W. Smith.  Produced by Michael Amato, J.C. Calciano.  Music by Christopher Farrell.  Production Design by Noah … Continue reading

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April 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)

KIRK JONES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA/Canada, 2016.  Gold Circle Films, HBO Films, Playtone, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Nia Vardalos.  Cinematography by Jim Denault.  Produced by Gary Goetzman, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson.  Music y Christopher … Continue reading

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April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Crimson Peak (2015)

GUILLERMO DEL TORO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Canada, 2015.  Double Dare You, Legendary Entertainment.  Screenplay by Guillermo del Toro, Matthew Robbins.  Cinematography by Dan Laustsen.  Produced by Guillermo del Toro, Callum Greene, … Continue reading

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October 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

JOEL ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/Canada, 2002.  Gold Circle Films, Home Box Office, MPH Entertainment Productions, Playtone, Ontario Film Development Corporation.  Screenplay by Nia Vardalos. Cinematography by Jeff Jur.  Produced by Gary Goetzman, … Continue reading

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March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Evan Almighty

B (out of 5) If there is a God, he should do more to help prevent movies like these. In this semi-sequel to the box office hit Bruce Almighty, Steve … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

For The Boys

BBB.5 (out of 5) An unstoppable Bette Midler is the main reason to watch this above-average soap opera about a singing team who tour three American wars entertaining soldiers everywhere. As … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Family (Mi Familia)

BB.5 (out of 5) Multiple generations of a Latino-American family in California are narrated in this middling saga by Gregory Nava (El Norte). Edward James Olmos is the standout in the … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Monster-In-Law

BB.5 (out of 5) Romance blooms between a dog-walker/office temp (Jennifer Lopez) and a successful doctor (Michael Vartan), with things moving at a steady pace until a giant bump in … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

S.W.A.T.

BB (out of 5) Colin Farrell is once again furrowing his eyebrows in the name of action heroism.  If it’s possible, however, this humdrum action film is less inspired and less … Continue reading

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October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Starship Troopers (1997)

PAUL VERHOEVEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1997.  TriStar Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, Big Bug Pictures, Digital Image Associates.  Screenplay by Edward Neumeier, based on the book by Robert A. Heinlein.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Peacemaker

BBB (out of 5) Don’t listen to the mean old critics who tore Dreamworks Studios’ first production to pieces (or the box office results which didn’t exactly break the bank). … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Up Close & Personal

BBBB (out of 5) When Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne sold their script of Up Close And Personal, based on a biography of the late Jessica Savitch called Golden … Continue reading

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May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment