My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015)

MICHAEL SHOWALTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  Red Crown Productions, Haven Entertainment, Frame Switch.  USA, 2015.  Screenplay by Laura Terruso, Michael Showalter, based on the short film Doris & The Intern by … Continue reading

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April 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Rewrite (2014)

MARC LAWRENCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2014.  Castle Rock Entertainment, Resnick Interactive Development.  Screenplay by Marc Lawrence.  Cinematography by Jonathan Brown.  Produced by Liz Glotzer.  Music by Clyde Lawrence.  Production Design by Ola Maslik.  Costume … Continue reading

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August 10, 2015 · 4 Comments

22 Jump Street (2014)

PHIL LORD, CHRISTOPHER MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2014.  Columbia Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, LStar Capital, Media Rights Capital, Original Film, Stephen J. Cannell Productions, Storyville, 75 Year Plan Productions, 33andOut … Continue reading

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July 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Anywhere But Here (1999)

WAYNE WANG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1999.  Fox 2000 Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Alvin Sargent, based on the book by Mona Simpson.  Cinematography by Roger Deakins.  Produced by Laurence Mark.  Music by Danny … Continue reading

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February 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bounce

BB (out of 5) Idiotic romance that insults its viewers and degrades the images of the actors involved. Ben Affleck gives a surprisingly bad performance as a man who must … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

21 Jump Street (2012)

PHIL LORD, CHRISTOPHER MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2012.  Columbia Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Relativity Media, Original Film, Stephen J. Cannell Productions.  Story by Michael Bacall, Jonah Hill, Screenplay by Michael Bacall, … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nancy Drew

BBBB (out of 5) The teen sleuth with the sharp brain and the shiny penny loafers just never seems to go out of style, and in this adorable caper she’s … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

This Is My Life

BB.5 (out of 5) Julie Kavner stars as a single mother who is struggling to make a life for herself as a stand-up comedian.  Samantha Mathis and Gaby Hoffmann are terrific … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lucky Numbers

B (out of 5) Truly awful Nora Ephron comedy about a financially troubled weather man (John Travolta) who decides along with his slutty, foul-mouthed girlfriend (Lisa Kudrow) to fix the … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sleepless In Seattle

BBBB.5 (out of 5) You could hardly do better in the romantic comedy department than this wonderfully original and witty film. Meg Ryan hears a recently widowed man (Tom Hanks) talking … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cellular

BBB.5 (out of 5) Hollywood genre movies like this are more of an exercise than an actual film experience, but if that is the case then this one is a … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Primary Colors

BBBBB (out of 5) Based on the tell-all book by “Anonymous” (actually Joe Klein), Elaine May’s excellent script fictionalizes the Clintons’ primary race towards the Oval Office. Presidential candidate Jack … Continue reading

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July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment