My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Terminator: Genisys (2015)

ALAN TAYLOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 2015.  Paramount Pictures, Skydance Media.  Screenplay by Laeta Kalogridis, Patrick Lussier, based on characters created by James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd.  … Continue reading

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November 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Ben Is Back (2018)

PETER HEDGES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2018.  Black Bear Pictures, 30West, Color Force.  Screenplay by Peter Hedges.  Cinematography by Stuart Dryburgh.  Produced by Peter Hedges, Nina Jacobson, Teddy Schwarzman, Brad Simpson.  Music by … Continue reading

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December 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Isle of Dogs (2018)

WES ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA/Germany, 2018.  American Empirical Pictures, Indian Paintbrush, Studio Babelsberg, Twentieth Century Fox Animation.  Story by Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, Kunichi Nomura, Screenplay by Wes … Continue reading

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April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Mummy (2017)

ALEX KURTZMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2017.  Universal Pictures, Dark Universe, Dentsu, Perfect World Pictures (Beijing), Sean Daniel Company, Secret Hideout.  Screen story by Jon Spaihts, Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet, Screenplay … Continue reading

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June 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Office Christmas Party (2016)

JOSH GORDON, WILL SPECK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2016.  Amblin Partners, Bluegrass Films, DreamWorks, Reliance Entertainment.  Story by Jon Lucas, Scott Moore, Timothy Dowling, Screenplay by Justin Malen, Laura … Continue reading

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December 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Last Supper

BB (out of 5) A group of liberal singletons accidentally do away with their dinner guest (Bill Paxton), a gentleman who has spent the evening blubbering endless racist and sexist … Continue reading

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February 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dangerous Minds

BBB (out of 5) Michelle Pfeiffer is fantastic in this hackneyed To Ma’am With Love that gets a real E for effort. It tells the true story of Louanne Johnson, … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Preacher’s Wife

BBB.5 (out of 5) Though lazily directed by Penny Marshall, this modern update of The Bishop’s Wife is well worth watching.  Courtney B. Vance plays a severely depressed preacher who is … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Hunt For Red October

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Jack Ryan’s first adventure is a fantastic thriller, expertly directed by John McTiernan and brilliantly scripted from the novel by Tom Clancy. Alec Baldwin (the best actor … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Space Cowboys

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   Enjoyable astronaut drama that goes in The Crew territory of watching old guys ham it up for laughs, but much more effectively. Clint … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Joyful Noise

BB (out of 5) The thought of putting Dolly Parton, always a welcome presence on screen, and Queen Latifah together in a musical should produce something irresistible, but the end result … Continue reading

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May 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cookie’s Fortune (1999)

ROBERT ALTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1999.  Elysian Dreams, Kudzu, Moonstone Entertainment, Sandcastle 5 Productions.  Screenplay by Anne Rapp.  Cinematography by Toyomichi Kurita.  Produced by Robert Altman, Ernst Etchie Stroh.  Music by … Continue reading

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May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment