My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Fury (1978)

BRIAN DE PALMA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1978.  Twentieth Century Fox, Frank Yablans Presentations.  Screenplay by John Farris, based on his novel.  Cinematography by Richard H. Kline.  … Continue reading

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August 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Closed Book (Blind Revenge) (2009)

RAOUL RUIZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom, 2009.  Eyeline Entertainment, Atlantic Film Distribution, Feature Productions, Centurion Entertainment.  Screenplay by Gilbert Adair.  Cinematography by Ricardo Aronovich.  Produced by Tom Kinninmont, Duncan Napier-Bell, Nicholas Napier-Bell, … Continue reading

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August 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Garden (2008)

SCOTT HAMILTON KENNEDY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2008.  Black Valley Films.  Screenplay by Scott Hamilton Kennedy.  Cinematography by Scott Hamilton Kennedy.  Produced by Scott Hamilton Kennedy.  Music by Doug DeAngelis, Gabriel Tenorio.  Film Editing … Continue reading

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July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Two Much (1996)

FERNANDO TRUEBA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Spain/USA, 1996.  Fernando Trueba Producciones Cinematográficas, Interscope Communications, Lolafilms, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Sociedad General de Televisión, Touchstone Pictures.  Screenplay by Fernando Trueba, David Trueba, … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Tie That Binds

BB (out of 5) Keith Carradine and Daryl Hannah lose custody of their little girl when their morally corrupt lives allow her to slip through their fingers. Now living in an orphanage, … Continue reading

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January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Walk To Remember

BB.5 (out of 5) Based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks, this treacle centres on the inevitable love affair between a Christian girl (Mandy Moore) who suffers for her faith at … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment


BBBB.5 (out of 5) In this modernized adaptation of Cyrano De Bergerac, adapted by Steve Martin from Edmond Rostand’s play, he plays a good-hearted fireman with a famously large nose that … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Pope Of Greenwich Village

BBB.5 (out of 5) Great character study whose shoddy plotting and weak direction is overcome by two sterling performances. Mickey Rourke and Eric Roberts are terrific as New York City … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment


BB.5 (out of 5) Style overcomes substance in this passable drama by the Polish brothers in which Northfork, Montana is being evacuated after the government decides to flood the valley that … Continue reading

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December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Grumpy Old Men

BBB.5 (out of 5) It’s nice to see the odd couple back in action in front of the cameras. Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon are wonderful as two old buddies … Continue reading

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December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Summer Lovers

B (out of 5) Peter Gallagher and Daryl Hannah take a vacation to sunny Greece and, while there, soak in the beauty of the islands. When Gallagher meets a gorgeous French woman … Continue reading

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October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

High Spirits

BB (out of 5) This film could definitely use more of what it exclaims in the title, but it does have its moments. Youngsters will especially delight to the visual … Continue reading

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October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment