My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Hindenburg (1975)

ROBERT WISE Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA, 1975.  The Filmakers Group, Universal Pictures.  Screen story by Richard Levinson, William Link, Screenplay by Nelson Gidding, based on the book … Continue reading

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May 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Only When I Laugh (1981)

GLENN JORDAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1981.  Rastar Films.  Screenplay by Neil Simon, based on his play The Gingerbread Lady.  Cinematography by David M. Walsh.  Produced by Roger M. Rothstein, Neil … Continue reading

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September 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Return To Oz

BBB.5 (out of 5) Those expecting a continuation of the Victor Fleming classic starring Judy Garland will be severely disturbed by this dark fantasy. Fairuza Balk plays young Dorothy, a little … Continue reading

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November 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

2010 (1984)

PETER HYAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1984.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Peter Hyams, based on the novel by Arthur C. Clarke.  Cinematography by Peter Hyams.  Produced by Peter Hyams.  Music by David Shire.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

The World According To Garp

BB (out of 5) Another good example of how John Irving’s novels tend not to translate successfully to the big screen. Robin Williams is miscast as an aspiring writer who’s trying … Continue reading

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September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

All The President’s Men (1976)

ALAN J. PAKULA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1976.  Warner Bros., Wildwood Enterprises.  Screenplay by William Goldman, based on the book by Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward.  Cinematography by Gordon Willis.  Produced by … Continue reading

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August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Norma Rae (1979)

MARTIN RITT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1979.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr..  Cinematography by John A. Alonzo.  Produced by Tamara Asseyev, Alexandra Rose.  Music by David Shire.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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August 19, 2013 · Leave a comment