My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Doctor Dolittle (1998)

BETTY THOMAS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1998.  Twentieth Century Fox, Davis Entertainment, Joseph M. Singer Entertainment.  Screenplay by Nat Mauldin, Larry Levin, based on the stories by Hugh Lofting. Cinematography … Continue reading

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February 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Rose

BBBB (out of 5) Thinly veiled biography of Janis Joplin is also the screen debut of the marvelous Bette Midler. She plays a tough-talking, fast-living rock singer whose combination of … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Return Of The Living Dead

BBBB (out of 5) More of a spoof than a sequel, this film pokes royal fun at the zombie genre, inspired mainly by George Romero’s classic horror movie Night Of … Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bugsy

BBB (out of 5) Thoroughly overrated gangster movie tells the true story of Benjamin Siegel (Warren Beatty) and his dream to build Las Vegas. Beatty, after years of being criticized … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Weekend At Bernie’s

BB (out of 5) Weak, one-joke comedy that overstays its welcome long before it is over. Two bumbling corporate employees (Jonathan Silverman, Andrew McCarthy) decide that a printout with a … Continue reading

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November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)

BB (out of 5) Dreary update of the 1946 classic adapted from the novel by James M. Cain isn’t as entertaining.  Jack Nicholson plays the shady drifter who takes a … Continue reading

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September 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

’10’ (1979)

BLAKE EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1979.  Geoffrey Productions, Orion Pictures.  Screenplay by Blake Edwards.  Cinematography by Frank Stanley.  Produced by Tony Adams, Blake Edwards.  Music by Henry Mancini.  Production Design by Rodger Maus.  Costume … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

New York, New York (1977)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1977.  Chartoff-Winkler Productions.  Story by Earl Mac Rauch, Screenplay by Earl Mac Rauch, Mardik Martin.  Cinematography by Laszlo Kovacs.  Produced by Robert Chartoff, Irwin Winkler.  Music … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment