My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Hamlet (1990)

FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA/United Kingdom/France, 1990.  Canal+, Carolco Pictures, Icon Productions, Marquis, Nelson Entertainment, Sovereign Pictures.  Screenplay by Christopher De Vore, Franco Zeffirelli, based on the play by William … Continue reading

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February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Light Sleeper (1992)

PAUL SCHRADER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1992.  Carolco Pictures, Grain of Sand Productions, Seven Arts.  Screenplay by Paul Schrader.  Cinematography by Edward Lachman.  Produced by Linda Reisman.  Music by Michael Been.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Last Of The Dogmen

BBB.5 (out of 5) Old-fashioned melodrama features Tom Berenger as a bounty hunter chasing three escaped convicts into a Montana forest and accidentally coming across a completely unknown native tribe that … Continue reading

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November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

ADRIAN LYNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1990.  Carolco Pictures.  Screenplay by Bruce Joel Rubin.  Cinematography by Jeffrey L. Kimball.  Produced by Alan Marshall.  Music by Maurice Jarre.  Production Design by Brian Morris.  Costume Design by Ellen … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rambo III

BB.5 (out of 5) Richard Crenna catches up with Sylvester Stallone‘s John Rambo in the far east where he is laying low as a competitive fighter. Crenna wants to enlist his … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

L.A. Story

BBB (out of 5) Steve Martin‘s rumination on the Big Nipple is a collection of smarmy, sarcastic jokes and whimsically skewed situations. He plays a weather reporter who is trying … Continue reading

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October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Narrow Margin (1990)

PETER HYAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1990.  Carolco Pictures.  Screenplay by Peter Hyams, based on the earlier film story by Martin Goldsmith, Jack Leonard, screenplay by Earl Felton.  Cinematography by Peter Hyams.  Produced by … Continue reading

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October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cutthroat Island

BBB (out of 5) Ignore all the critics who tore this adventure yarn to shreds; even though as a tribute to the good old days of Errol Flynn swashbucklers it … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cliffhanger

BB.5 (out of 5) The exciting adventures of mountain climbers are rendered lifeless by Renny Harlin’s airheaded direction. Sylvester Stallone plays a jaded helicopter rescue pilot who is unable to … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Doors

BBB (out of 5) Oliver Stone turns from his Vietnam war epics to film the tale of The Doors’ lead musician Jim Morrison, an enigmatic rock icon who died young … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Showgirls (1995)

PAUL VERHOEVEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.  France/USA, 1995.  Carolco Pictures, Chargeurs, United Artists, Vegas Productions.  Screenplay by Joe Eszterhas.  Cinematography by Jost Vacano.  Produced by Charles Evans, Alan Marshall.  Music by David A. … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Basic Instinct (1992)

PAUL VERHOEVEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/France, 1992.  Carolco Pictures, Canal+.  Screenplay by Joe Eszterhas.  Cinematography by Jan de Bont.  Produced by Alan Marshall.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Terence Marsh.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment