My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Devil’s Advocate (1997)

TAYLOR HACKFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5.  USA/Germany, 1997.  Warner Bros., Regency Enterprises, Kopelson Entertainment, Taurus Film, Monarchy Enterprises B.V..  Screenplay by Jonathan Lemkin, Tony Gilroy, based on the novel by Andrew … Continue reading

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January 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Incredibles 2 (2018)

BRAD BIRD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2018.  Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Brad Bird.  Cinematography by Mahyar Abousaeedi.  Produced by Nicole Paradis Grindle, John Walker.  Music by Michael Giacchino.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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June 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book Club (2018)

BILL HOLDERMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA, 2018.  Apartment Story, June Pictures.  Screenplay by Bill Holderman, Erin Simms.  Cinematography by Andrew Dunn.  Produced by Andrew Duncan, Bill Holderman, Alex Saks, Erin Simms.  Music by … Continue reading

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June 1, 2018 · 2 Comments

Gold (2016)

STEPHEN GAGHAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2016.  Black Bear Pictures, Boies / Schiller Film Group, Hwy61, Living Films.  Screenplay by Patrick Massett, John Zinman.  Cinematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by Patrick Massett, Matthew … Continue reading

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February 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Troop Beverly Hills

BB.5 (out of 5) While in the middle of a bitter divorce, a frivolous society housewife (Shelley Long) decides to take on a job as Girl Scout leader in order … Continue reading

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October 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Poltergeist

BBBB (out of 5) Here’s something you’ve always been looking for: a family-friendly horror movie. An average suburban clan are delighted when they discover furniture starting to move by itself … Continue reading

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October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blades Of Glory

BBB.5 (out of 5) Two world-famous ice skating champions, one a wunderkind golden-tressed star (Jon Heder) and the other an overripe, macho womanizer (Will Ferrell) tie for first at an … Continue reading

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August 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Private Benjamin

BBBBB (out of 5) My favourite Goldie Hawn movie. All her life, Judy Benjamin (Hawn) has been pegged into the role of spoiled Jewish princess, and thus far she’s accepted it. … Continue reading

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August 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Killing Fields

BBBBB (out of 5) Right up there with Missing among the handful of brilliant political thrillers made in the early 80s, starring Sam Waterston as Sydney Schanberg, whose writings for the New … Continue reading

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August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Proposal (2009)

BBBB (out of 5) Green Card meets The Devil Wears Prada when a high-powered, highly despised New York City book editor (Sandra Bullock) finds herself being thrown out of her … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

…And Justice For All (1979)

NORMAN JEWISON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1979.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Valerie Curtin, Barry Levinson.  Cinematography by Victor J. Kemper.  Produced by Norman Jewison, Patrick J. Palmer. Music by Dave Grusin.  Production … Continue reading

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July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ghosts Of Mississippi

B.5 (out of 5) Usually a terrible drama distinguishes itself from the good ones by being boring; not so with this empty-headed film from Rob Reiner. The proceedings are very … Continue reading

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July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment