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

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)

DAVID LEITCH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2019.  Chris Morgan Productions, Seven Bucks Productions, Universal Pictures.  Story by Chris Morgan, Screenplay by Chris Morgan, Drew Pearce, based on … Continue reading

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August 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Meg (2018)

JON TURTELTAUB Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  China/USA, 2018.  Apelles Entertainment, Di Bonaventura Pictures, Flagship Entertainment Group, Gravity Pictures, Maeday Productions.  Screenplay by Dean Georgaris, Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber, based on the … Continue reading

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August 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Once Were Warriors

BBBBB (out of 5) Fascinating, intense drama about the life of a Maori family in New Zealand, and the many troubles they suffer thanks to the destructive behaviour of their … Continue reading

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January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

Six Days, Seven Nights (1998)

IVAN REITMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1998.  Caravan Pictures, Northern Lights Entertainment, Roger Birnbaum Productions, Touchstone Pictures.  Screenplay by Michael Browning.  Cinematography by Michael Chapman.  Produced by Roger Birnbaum, Wallis Nicita, Ivan Reitman.  Music … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Colombiana

BB.5 (out of 5) After witnessing her parents’ murder before her eyes as a child, Cataleya (Zoe Saldana) grows up with nothing but vengeance on her mind, taken from her … Continue reading

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November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fracture

BB (out of 5) Selling your soul for cash is not without consequences, as Ryan Gosling learns in this tepid thriller.  It’s a film mainly designed to give Gosling another opportunity … Continue reading

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October 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Training Day

BBB.5 (out of 5) Exciting cop drama forgoes solid plot in favour of focusing on the irresistible personalities of its two leads. Ethan Hawke is superb as a rookie narc whose … Continue reading

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August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Runaway Jury

BBB (out of 5) Some enjoyment can definitely be had from this slick adaptation of John Grisham’s novel, another in a long line of film versions of the author’s best-selling … Continue reading

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July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blow

BB.5 (out of 5) For anyone who can’t afford to rent all of GoodFellas, Boogie Nights, Casino and Traffic, this film liberally steals from all of them and combines them … Continue reading

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July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Collateral Damage

BB.5 (out of 5) If The Sixth Day and End Of Days signaled the end of Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s box office reign, Collateral Damage made it official. The real disappointment is that … Continue reading

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July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment