My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Doctor Sleep (2019)

MIKE FLANAGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2019.  Warner Bros., Intrepid Pictures, Vertigo Entertainment.  Screenplay by Mike Flanagan, based on the novel by Stephen King.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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November 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Men Of Honor

BBBB (out of 5) Exceptionally well-made movie about Carl Brashear, the very first African-American Navy diver. Cuba Gooding Jr. gives a sturdy and unsentimental performance as the man who overcame … Continue reading

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February 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

How Stella Got Her Groove Back

BB.5 (out of 5) Stella gets her groove back alright, but the film is still in need by the time you get to the end credits. Angela Bassett is terrific in the … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Escape From Alcatraz (1979)

DON SIEGEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 1979.  Paramount Pictures, The Malpaso Company.  Screenplay by Richard Tuggle, based on the book by J. Campbell Bruce.  Cinematography by Bruce Surtees.  Produced by Don Siegel.  Music by Jerry … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pacific Heights (1990)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1990.  Morgan Creek Entertainment Group.  Screenplay by Daniel Pyne.  Cinematography by Amir Mokri.  Produced by Scott Rudin, William Sackheim.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Neil Spisak.  Costume Design by Bridget … Continue reading

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September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bedroom Window

BBB (out of 5) Steve Guttenberg takes his boss’s wife (Isabelle Huppert) home after a work function and they spend the night together. Late into the evening he goes to the … Continue reading

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September 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Everybody’s All-American

BBB.5 (out of 5) This enjoyable drama centres around the loss of youth’s golden dreams in the wake of grown-up reality. Dennis Quaid plays a star college football player who sees … Continue reading

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September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment