My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014)

MARK HARTLEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/Israel/Australia/USA, 2014.  Fury Productions, RatPac Documentary Films, XYZ Films.  Screenplay by Mark Hartley.  Cinematography by Garry Richards.  Produced by Veronica Fury, James Packer, Brett Ratner.  Music by Jamie … Continue reading

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January 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Plenty (1985)

FRED SCHEPISI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1985.  Pressman Productions, RKO Pictures.  Screenplay by David Hare, based on his play.  Cinematography by Ian Baker.  Produced by Joseph Papp, Edward R. Pressman.  Music by Bruce Smeaton.  Production … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Winter Guest (1997)

ALAN RICKMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1997.  Capitol Films, Channel Four Films, Fine Line Features, Pressman-Lipper Productions, Scottish Arts Council Lottery Fund.  Screenplay by Sharman Macdonald, Alan Rickman, … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Crow

BB (out of 5) Adaptation of the popular comic book has its place in film history for being the last film to star Brandon Lee (son of Bruce), who died tragically in … Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

American Psycho

BB (out of 5) Eighties materialism, fascination with psychotics and sexual frustrations of all kinds have been dealt with many times before this and in many better ways. Mary Harron’s … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call – New Orleans (2009)

WERNER HERZOG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2009.  Millennium Films, Edward R. Pressman Film, Saturn Films, Polsky Films, Osiris Productions, Lieutenant Productions.  Screenplay by William M. Finkelstein, based on the film Bad … Continue reading

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August 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Year Of The Gun (1991)

JOHN FRANKENHEIMER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1991.  Initial Films, J&M Entertainment, Shomedia.  Screenplay by David Ambrose, based on the novel by Michael Mewshaw.  Cinematography by Blasco Giurato.  Produced by Edward … Continue reading

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July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wall Street

BBB.5 (out of 5) If for nothing else, this film acts as an excellent time capsule of Reagan-era corporate greed, significantly different from nineties corporate greed because later tycoons wouldn’t … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Conan The Destroyer (1984)

RICHARD FLEISCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1984.  Dino De Laurentiis Company, Edward R. Pressman Film.  Screenplay by Clive Exton, George MacDonald Fraser, based on the character created by Robert E. Howard. … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bad Lieutenant (1992)

ABEL FERRARA Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA, 1992.  Bad Lt. Productions.  Screenplay by Abel Ferrara, Victor Argo, Paul Calderon, Zoë Lund.  Cinematography by Ken Kelsch.  Produced by Mary Kane.  Music by Edward R. Pressman.  Production … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hoffa

BBB.5 (out of 5) The sordid life and rise to power of Teamster Union president James R. Hoffa is the subject of this charismatic biopic. Jack Nicholson, under heavy makeup … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sisters (1972)

BRIAN DE PALMA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1972.  American International Pictures, Pressman-Williams.  Story by Brian De Palma, Screenplay by Brian De Palma, Louisa Rose.  Cinematography by Gregory Sandor.  Produced by Edward R. … Continue reading

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July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment