My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

St. Elmo’s Fire (1985)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA, 1985.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Delphi IV Productions.  Screenplay by Joel Schumacher, Carl Kurlander. Cinematography by Stephen H. Burum.  Produced by Lauren Shuler Donner.  Music by David Foster.  Production … Continue reading

Rate this:

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stealing Home

BB.5 (out of 5) Has-been baseball player Mark Harmon returns to the town of his youth to attend the funeral of an old friend (Jodie Foster) who has committed suicide. While … Continue reading

Rate this:

October 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mass Appeal

BBB.5 (out of 5) Superb performances are the best thing about this intelligent and sensitive drama. After two male seminary students are expelled from their school for being lovers, another … Continue reading

Rate this:

October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bodyguard

BB.5 (out of 5) Whitney Houston made her feature starring debut in this middling thriller that is too shallow to be effective, but makes for brainlessly enjoyable viewing nonetheless. Kevin … Continue reading

Rate this:

October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hart’s War

BB.5 (out of 5) A United States soldier (Colin Farrell) is caught during a secret World War II operation in Germany and is sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. There he … Continue reading

Rate this:

October 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

The River Wild

BBB.5 (out of 5) Meryl Streep takes her husband (David Strathairn) and son (Joseph Mazzello) on a white water-rafting trip for the first time since her teenage days, when it … Continue reading

Rate this:

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Getaway (1994)

ROGER DONALDSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Japan, 1994.  Universal Pictures, Largo Entertainment, JVC Entertainment Networks, Turman-Foster Company.  Screenplay by Amy Holden Jones, based on the screenplay by Walter Hill, from the … Continue reading

Rate this:

July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Collateral Damage

BB.5 (out of 5) If The Sixth Day and End Of Days signaled the end of Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s box office reign, Collateral Damage made it official. The real disappointment is that … Continue reading

Rate this:

July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Thing (1982)

JOHN CARPENTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1982.  Universal Pictures, Turman-Foster Company.  Story by John W. Campbell Jr., Screenplay by Bill Lancaster.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman.  Music by Ennio Morricone.  Production … Continue reading

Rate this:

June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Mask Of Zorro

BB.5 (out of 5) Enjoyable but bombastically loud update of the popular Zorro legend which hasn’t been seen legitimately on screen since Tyrone Power in the 40s (George Hamilton doesn’t … Continue reading

Rate this:

June 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Core

BBBB (out of 5) Massive electrical storms are ravaging big cities, birds are flying into buildings and causing mass hysteria, and the sky is constantly filled with beautiful Northern Light-like … Continue reading

Rate this:

May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

McCabe And Mrs. Miller (1971)

ROBERT ALTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1971.  David Foster Productions, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Robert Altman, Brian McKay, based on the novel McCabe by Edmund Naughton.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced … Continue reading

Rate this:

May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment