My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Bless The Child (2000)

CHUCK RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA/Germany, 2000.  Paramount Pictures, Icon Entertainment International, Munich Film Partners & Company, BTC Productions.  Screenplay by Thomas Rickman, Clifford Green, Ellen Green, based on the novel by Cathy … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Trial By Jury

BB.5 (out of 5) A year after this film was released, Demi Moore starred in its carbon copy The Juror, and neither of them are particularly memorable. Joanne Whalley plays a … Continue reading

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August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

This Is My Life

BB.5 (out of 5) Julie Kavner stars as a single mother who is struggling to make a life for herself as a stand-up comedian.  Samantha Mathis and Gaby Hoffmann are terrific … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gerry

BBB (out of 5) Two average guys (provided you think that white, inarticulate twenty-something guys are average, which is another reason to be disappointed in Gus Van Sant these days) … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Good Will Hunting

BBBB (out of 5) Matt Damon plays a math genius who is hiding his light under a bushel by working odd jobs as a construction worker and janitor. Best friend … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Taking Lives

BBBB (out of 5) Fresh and full of fun surprises, this involving thriller begins in rural Quebec in the seventies when a teenager causes another boy to die in an … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Extreme Measures

BBB (out of 5) This unusual thriller starts off murky and interesting but ends up boiling down to the usual typical Hollywood conclusion, complete with countless red herrings and a … Continue reading

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May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment