My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Motherless Brooklyn (2019)

EDWARD NORTON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2019.  Class 5 Films, MWM Studios, Warner Bros. Pictures.  Screenplay by Edward Norton, based on the novel by Jonathan Lethem.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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November 12, 2019 · 1 Comment

The Expendables 2 (2012)

SIMON WEST Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2012.  Millennium Films.  Story by Ken Kaufman, David Agosto, Richard Wenk, Screenplay by Richard Wenk, Sylvester Stallone, based on characters created by Dave Callaham.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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May 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Altman (2014)

RON MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Canada, 2014.  Sphinx Productions.  Screenplay by Len Blum.  Cinematography by Simon Ennis.  Produced by Ron Mann.  Music by Phil Dwyer, Guido Luciani.  Production Design by Matthew Badiali, Craig Small.  Film Editing … Continue reading

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September 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Disney’s The Kid (2000)

JON TURTELTAUB Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2000.  Chester Films Inc., Junction, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Audrey Wells.  Cinematography by Peter Menzies Jr..  Produced by Hunt Lowry, Christina Steinberg, Jon Turteltaub.  Music by Marc … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Unbreakable

BB.5 (out of 5) M. Night Shyamalan must have thought the intensity in his previous classic thriller The Sixth Sense was the result of having everyone speak in a low hush … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Sixth Sense

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Surprisingly creepy thriller about a young boy (Haley Joel Osment) who is terrorized by his ability to see dead people walking around just as well as … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Breakfast Of Champions

B.5 (out of 5) Raucously noisy adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s popular novel that has Bruce Willis giving an excellent performance in what is otherwise a really brutal mess. He plays a … Continue reading

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January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mortal Thoughts

BBBB (out of 5) Riveting thriller is a rare example of genre work from director Alan Rudolph, one of his best and most interesting films. Placing the emphasis on character … Continue reading

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January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Planet Terror

BBBB (out of 5) The other half of the original Grindhouse double feature that has been extended and released separately on DVD. Robert Rodriguez’s zombie-themed creature feature is far superior … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Whole Nine Yards

BB.5 (out of 5) Lame comedy that has its peak moments but not enough to really leave an impression.  Bruce Willis is a hit man hiding out in Montreal who gets … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hudson Hawk

BB (out of 5) You’re better off watching a spoof of action movies like Hot Shots than watching a lame action film that tries to be funny and never succeeds. … Continue reading

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November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fast Food Nation (2006)

RICHARD LINKLATER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2006.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Participant Media, HanWay Films, BBC Films, Recorded Picture Company.  Screenplay by Eric Schlosser, Richard Linklater, based on the book … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment