My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Beat

BB.5 (out of 5) The stormy relationship between author William S. Burroughs and his second wife Joan Vollmer, which ended when he killed her under mysterious circumstances, is examined in … Continue reading

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February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Trapped

BB (out of 5) It’s Kidnap By Numbers in this humdrum thriller that never has a single scary moment. Charlize Theron plays Alpha Mother Victim, a woman whose sickeningly sweet daughter … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mayor Of The Sunset Strip

BBB (out of 5) From autograph hound to club owner and, when this documentary finds him, popular radio disc jockey, Rodney Bingenheimer has carved out a life for himself where he … Continue reading

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October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

200 Cigarettes

BBB (out of 5) Charming, breezy movie about a group of youngsters trying to find a party in downtown Manhattan on New Year’s Eve in the 80s. Paul Rudd and … Continue reading

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August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Man On The Moon

BBB (out of 5) Shallow biopic of controversial comedian Andy Kaufman, most famous for his role as Latka on Taxi. Jim Carrey is brilliant as Kaufman (and all his alter … Continue reading

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July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sid And Nancy

BBB.5 (out of 5) One of the most famous romances in rock history, the relationship between The Sex Pistols’ Sid Vicious and the New York punk scene’s luminary Nancy Spungen … Continue reading

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July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Basquiat

BB (out of 5) The life and work of Jean-Michel Basquiat is divulged in this uninteresting biopic that stars the enigmatic Jeffrey Wright in the lead role. Basquiat was a street … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The People Vs. Larry Flynt

BBBB (out of 5) Excellent biopic about Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt and his struggles with censorship, its enjoyment not at all marred by the film’s cloying overemphasis on turning … Continue reading

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May 23, 2013 · 1 Comment