My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Battle Of the Sexes (2017)

JONATHAN DAYTON, VALERIE FARIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2017.  Cloud Eight Films, Decibel Films, Fox Searchlight Pictures, TSG Entertainment.  Screenplay by Simon Beaufoy.  Cinematography by Linus Sandgren.  Produced by Danny Boyle, Christian … Continue reading

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October 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Heart And Souls

BBBB (out of 5) When four bus passengers (Alfre Woodard, Kyra Sedgwick, Tom Sizemore, David Paymer) are killed in a tragic accident, their afterlife spirits keep company with a young … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

House At The End Of The Street

BB.5 (out of 5) The formula is played to passable effect in yet another horror movie in which a young girl in a tank top is chased by a killer. … Continue reading

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February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Marrying Man

B.5 (out of 5) A 1940s playboy (Alec Baldwin) is all set to marry his pure hearted lady love (Elisabeth Shue) when disaster strikes: he meets a gorgeous nightclub singer … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hide And Seek

B.5 (out of 5) Stupid thriller full of plenty of fun ways to build tension but amounting to very little in the end. Following the suicide of his wife, Robert … Continue reading

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December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Saint (1997)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1997.  Paramount Pictures, Rysher Entertainment, Mace Neufeld Productions, Robert Evans Company.  Story by Jonathan Hensleigh, Screenplay by Jonathan Hensleigh, Wesley Strick, based on characters created by … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cousin Bette

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Critics and audiences unfortunately ignored this delightful though admittedly loose adaptation of Honore de Balzac’s searing novel. Jessica Lange is excellent as Bette, the passed-over old-maid relation … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Trigger Effect

BB.5 (out of 5) Los Angeles succumbs to a complete power blackout and soon the city is plunged in disorder and crime. Many suburban residents keep themselves locked away at … Continue reading

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October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Soapdish

BBB (out of 5) At the beginning of this marginally hilarious comedy, Sally Field plays a soap opera star who receives yet another Daytime Emmy Award for her work on her … Continue reading

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October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Back To The Future Part III

BBBB (out of 5) The fun continues! When filming began on the set of Back To The Future Part II, the filmmakers decided that they had far too much story … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Back To The Future Part II

BB.5 (out of 5) This one’s plot is so confusing that it’s actually a bit difficult to remember. Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) has to travel to 2015 to fix … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hope Springs

B.5 (out of 5) The reunion of Meryl Streep with her Devil Wears Prada director would be expected to result in nothing but perfection, but everything fizzles with this completely … Continue reading

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July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment