My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Bound For Glory (1976)

HAL ASHBY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1976.  Bound for Glory.  Screenplay by Robert Getchell, based on the autobiography by Woody Guthrie.  Cinematography by Haskell Wexler.  Produced by … Continue reading

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September 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Paper Chase (1973)

JAMES BRIDGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1973.  Thompson-Paul Productions, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by James Bridges, based on the novel by John Jay Osborn Jr..  Cinematography by Gordon Willis. Produced by … Continue reading

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November 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Vacation (2015)

JOHN FRANCIS DALEY, JONATHAN GOLDSTEIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  USA, 2015.  BenderSpink, David Dobkin Productions, New Line Cinema.  Screenplay by John Francis Daley, Jonathan M. Goldstein, based on characters created by … Continue reading

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August 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gone Girl (2014)

DAVID FINCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2014.  Twentieth Century Fox, Regency Enterprises, TSG Entertainment.  Screenplay by Gillian Flynn, based on her novel.  Cinematography by Jeff Cronenweth.  Produced by Cean Chaffin, Joshua Donen, Arnon … Continue reading

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October 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Light Sleeper (1992)

PAUL SCHRADER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1992.  Carolco Pictures, Grain of Sand Productions, Seven Arts.  Screenplay by Paul Schrader.  Cinematography by Edward Lachman.  Produced by Linda Reisman.  Music by Michael Been.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sweet Dreams

BBBB (out of 5) This is a wonderful, captivating film biography of the greatest country singer of all time, Patsy Cline. Obviously made to cash in on the success of … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Falling In Love

BB (out of 5) You never would have believed that a film combining the talents of Meryl Streep and Robert De Niro would be so boring, but here it is. They play … Continue reading

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September 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Right Stuff

BBBBB (out of 5) With the Soviets leading the race into the outer reaches of the universe, the American government puts pressure on its space program to get a crew … Continue reading

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August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Star 80

BBBB (out of 5) The tragic story of Playboy centerfold Dorothy Stratton is told through fictional interviews and dramatic recreations in this film by Bob Fosse. Mariel Hemingway is compelling … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Missing (1982)

COSTA-GAVRAS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1982.  Polygram Filmed Entertainment, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Costa-Gavras, Donald Stewart, based on the book by Thomas Hauser.  Cinematography by Ricardo Aronovich.  Produced by Edward Lewis, … Continue reading

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July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

J. Edgar (2011)

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2011.  Imagine Entertainment, Malpaso Productions, Wintergreen Productions.  Screenplay by Dustin Lance Black.  Cinematography by Tom Stern.  Produced by Clint Eastwood, Brian Grazer, Robert Lorenz.  Music by Clint … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Flags Of Our Fathers (2006)

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2006.  DreamWorks, Warner Bros., Amblin Entertainment, Malpaso Productions.  Screenplay by William Broyles Jr., Paul Haggis, based on the book by James Bradley, Ron … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment