My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Sneakers (1992)

PHIL ALDEN ROBINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1992.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Phil Alden Robinson, Lawrence Lasker, Walter F. Parkes.  Cinematography by John Lindley.  Produced by Lawrence Lasker, Walter F. Parkes.  Music by James … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blade

BB.5 (out of 5) Wesley Snipes plays a brawny vampire killer who is human but has vampire powers thanks to his mother having been bitten by a bloodsucker during pregnancy. He … Continue reading

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November 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Dear God

BBB (out of 5) Lightweight comic fantasy from Garry Marshall about a n’er-do-welling con artist (Greg Kinnear in his first leading role) who is forced to get a legitimate job when … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Runaway Bride

B.5 (out of 5) Idiotic romantic comedy from Garry Marshall that makes his Pretty Woman seem like a graduate thesis. Julia Roberts and Richard Gere (reunited from the aforementioned romantic comedy after nine years) … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Disclosure

BB.5 (out of 5) Michael Douglas is once again the bitch-magnet in this foray into misogyny and what it does to the corporate man. He plays an important executive at a … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Eye For An Eye (1996)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1996.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Amanda Silver, Rick Jaffa, based on the novel by Erika Holzer.  Cinematography by Amir Mokri.  Produced by Michael I. Levy.  Music by James Newton … Continue reading

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September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reindeer Games (2000)

JOHN FRANKENHEIMER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2000. Dimension Films, Marty Katz Productions.  Screenplay by Ehren Kruger.  Cinematography by Alan Caso.  Produced by Marty Katz, Chris Moore, Bob Weinstein.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Miami Rhapsody

BBB (out of 5) I love Sarah Jessica Parker‘s nebbish routine in this very funny Miami-set romance, about a young woman who has just gotten engaged to be married to … Continue reading

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July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Patriot

B.5 (out of 5) It seems Mel Gibson is hell bent on making the most socially irresponsible films out there: after offending women (with What Women Want) and gays and lesbians … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jerry Maguire

BBBB (out of 5) Tom Cruise‘s best performance (not including the tabloids or his many lawsuits) is this excellent comedy-drama by the charismatic Cameron Crowe. He plays a hotshot sports … Continue reading

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July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Zodiac (2007)

DAVID FINCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2007.  Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros., Phoenix Pictures.  Screenplay by James Vanderbilt, based on the book by Robert Graysmith.  Cinematography by Harris Savides.  Produced by Cean Chaffin, … Continue reading

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June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Diabolique

BB.5 (out of 5) This film remake of Henri-Georges Clouzot’s classic French thriller of the same name is not nearly as exciting or stylish as its predecessor. Don Roos’ script … Continue reading

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June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment