My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Deep Rising

BB (out of 5) Lame sea adventure that should have remained at the bottom of the ocean, in the great tradition of similar films like Leviathan before it and Ghost … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Renaissance Man

B (out of 5) Dead Poets Society goes to the army when Danny DeVito loses his position at a swanky advertising firm and is forced to take a job teaching English … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Evita (1996)

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1996.  Hollywood Pictures, Cinergi Pictures Entertainment, Dirty Hands Productions.  Screenplay by Alan Parker, Oliver Stone, based on the book of the musical play by … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Color Of Night

B (out of 5) Laughably bad sex thriller stars Bruce Willis as a psychiatrist left blind to the colour red after one of his more unstable patients commits suicide in front … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Scarlet Letter

BB.5 (out of 5) Demi Moore‘s Harlequin version of the famous Nathaniel Hawthorne novel (which, in all fairness, the film never claims to be directly based on) is well acted … Continue reading

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August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nixon

BB.5 (out of 5) Oliver Stone, who previously directed the marvelous JFK, fails to invest this biography of president Richard Nixon’s troubled political career with the same amount of paranoid … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Die Hard With A Vengeance

BBB (out of 5) Probably the least entertaining of the first three Die Hard films, and the most uneven, but still a pretty good action movie that doesn’t play too … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Medicine Man

BBB (out of 5) John McTiernan brings less than his usual class and credibility to what is still a fun South American jungle adventure about a winsome young doctor (Lorraine Bracco, … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tombstone

BBBB (out of 5) The disappointment of Lawrence Kasdan’s bloated, self-important Wyatt Earp is well made up for in this exciting Western. Rather than trying to inject any kind of … Continue reading

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July 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

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