My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Inside Moves (1980)

RICHARD DONNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1980.  Goodmark Productions Inc..  Screenplay by Valerie Curtin, Barry Levinson, based on the novel by Todd Walton.  Cinematography by Laszlo Kovacs.  Produced by R.W. Goodwin, Mark … Continue reading

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September 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Drive Angry (2011)

PATRICK LUSSIER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2011.  Summit Entertainment, Millennium Films, Michael De Luca Productions, Saturn Films.  Screenplay by Todd Farmer, Patrick Lussier.  Cinematography by Brian Pearson. Produced by Rene Besson, Michael … Continue reading

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May 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dancer In The Dark (2000)

LARS VON TRIER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  Denmark/Germany/The Netherlands/Italy/USA/United Kingdom/France/Sweden/Finland/Iceland/Norway, 2000.  Zentropa Entertainments, Trust Film Svenska, Film i Vast, Liberator Productions, Pain Unlimited GmbH Filmproduktion, Cinematograph A/S, What … Continue reading

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February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Good Son (1993)

JOSEPH RUBEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1993.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Ian McEwan.  Cinematography by John Lindley.  Produced by Mary Ann Page, Joseph Ruben.  Music by Elmer Bernstein.  Production Design by Bill … Continue reading

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December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Crossing Guard

BBBB (out of 5) Powerful drama from director Sean Penn about a grieving father (Jack Nicholson) who is caught in a moral dilemma when the man responsible for his daughter’s … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mother And Child

BB.5 (out of 5) The multi-strand narrative begins with a teenager giving birth after getting into trouble with her high school boyfriend.  We then fast-forward to thirty seven years later, … Continue reading

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December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Long Kiss Goodnight

BBBB (out of 5) One would have hoped that this excellent performance by Geena Davis would begin a career of her playing more like-minded heroines, but sadly she’s done very little … Continue reading

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September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hearts In Atlantis

BB (out of 5) Pointless adaptation of Stephen King’s novel has Anthony Hopkins as a crotchety old man boarding in the upstairs floor of a house inhabited by an intelligent … Continue reading

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September 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Proof Of Life

BB (out of 5) Meg Ryan and Russell Crowe star in this political thriller about a woman whose life is turned upside down when her engineer husband (David Morse) is kidnapped by … Continue reading

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September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Negotiator (1998)

F. GARY GRAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Germany/USA, 1998.  Regency Enterprises, Mandeville Films, New Regency Pictures, Monarchy Enterprises B.V.,Taurus Film.  Screenplay by James DeMonaco, Kevin Fox.  Cinematography by Russell Carpenter.  Produced by David Hoberman, … Continue reading

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August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Twelve Monkeys

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Based on Chris Marker’s terrifying experimental short film La Jetee, the deliciously weird narrative of this film follows Bruce Willis as he travels back in time from … Continue reading

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August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Contact

BBBB (out of 5) Jodie Foster plays an earnest scientist who spends her whole life searching for extra-terrestrial life and finds vindication when a message is received from outer space. Naturally, … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment