My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Brass Target (1978)

JOHN HOUGH Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA/West Germany/Switzerland, 1978.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Alvin Boretz, based on the novel by Frederick Nolan.  Cinematography by Tony Imi.  Produced by Arthur Lewis.  Music by Laurence Rosenthal.  Production Design … Continue reading

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February 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Paper Chase (1973)

JAMES BRIDGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1973.  Thompson-Paul Productions, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by James Bridges, based on the novel by John Jay Osborn Jr..  Cinematography by Gordon Willis. Produced by … Continue reading

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November 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Lost Boys (1987)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA, 1987.  Warner Bros..  Story by Janice Fischer, James Jeremias, Screenplay by Janice Fischer, James Jeremias, Jeffrey Boam.  Cinematography by Michael Chapman.  Produced by Harvey Bernhard.  Music by Thomas … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2013.  Red Granite Pictures, Appian Way, Sikelia Productions, EMJAG Productions.  Screenplay by Terence Winter, based on the book by Jordan Belfort.  Cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto.  Produced by … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment


B (out of 5) One of Goldie Hawn‘s worst comedies is this utterly charmless piece of trash co-starring real-life partner Kurt Russell. She plays a millionaire’s wife with an attitude … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Born Yesterday (1993)

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Excellent remake of the 1950 George Cukor classic is a perfect example of Melanie Griffith‘s admirable talent. She plays a Vegas showgirl who hangs off the … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Emperor’s Club

BB (out of 5) Oh dear, Mr. Holland has written an essay about Dead Poets and said Goodbye to Mr. Chips before signing it To Sir With Love. There is … Continue reading

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October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Factory Girl

BBB.5 (out of 5) God, I miss the good old days when I could sip a cocktail, snort cocaine, get a blowjob, discuss Proust with a beatnik and swap lipsticks … Continue reading

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October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Compromising Positions

BBBB (out of 5) An adaptation of a Susan Isaacs novel that would suit her readers has yet to be made, but at least you can enjoy this film for … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Double Take

BBB (out of 5) Pretty funny, but everything in this comedy of errors seems like it’s all been done before.  Orlando Jones is a wealthy Wall Street businessman who gets caught … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment


BB.5 (out of 5) Oliver Stone, who previously directed the marvelous JFK, fails to invest this biography of president Richard Nixon’s troubled political career with the same amount of paranoid … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Annie (1982)

JOHN HUSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1982.  Columbia Pictures, Rastar Pictures.  Screenplay by Carol Sobieski, based on the stage play by Thomas Meehan, from the comic strip Little Orphan … Continue reading

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July 15, 2013 · Leave a comment