My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Drop Dead Gorgeous

BBB.5 (out of 5) Hysterical black comedy about a beauty contest in a tiny town in Minnesota, where murdering fellow contestants is no big deal for ambitious wannabe crown-wearers. Told … Continue reading

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October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Someone Like You…

BBB (out of 5) Ashley Judd plays an assistant to a go-getter television host (Ellen Barkin) who falls in love with a new co-worker (Greg Kinnear) and embarks upon the … Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas

0 (out of 5) Painfully unwatchable film adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson’s novel stars a very funny Johnny Depp in the lead role as Thompson’s alter ego. Benicio Del Toro comes along … Continue reading

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August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Diner (1982)

BARRY LEVINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1982.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, SLM Production Group.  Screenplay by Barry Levinson.  Cinematography by Peter Sova.  Produced by Jerry Weintraub.  Music by Bruce Brody, Ivan Kral.   Production Design by Leon … Continue reading

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August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Trust The Man

BB (out of 5) The ups and downs of two couples are examined in this romantic comedy, with director Bart Freundlich taking a stab at Woody Allen’s territory. David Duchovny … Continue reading

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July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Down By Law (1986)

JIM JARMUSCH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA/West Germany, 1986.  Black Snake, Grokenberger Film Produktion, Island Pictures.  Screenplay by Jim Jarmusch.  Cinematography by Robby Muller.  Produced by Alan Kleinberg.  Music by John Lurie.  Production Design … Continue reading

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July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Switch (1991)

BLAKE EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1991.  Beco Films, Cinema Plus, Home Box Office.  Screenplay by Blake Edwards.  Cinematography by Dick Bush.  Produced by Tony Adams.  Music by Henry Mancini.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

This Boy’s Life

BBB (out of 5) Tobias Wolff’s autobiography is brought to the screen with grace and fine dramatic intensity. As a young man (played by Leonardo DiCaprio), Wolff has to watch as … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2007.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, Jerry Weintraub Productions, Section Eight.  Screenplay by Brian Koppelman, David Levien, based on characters created by George Clayton Johnson, Jack … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tender Mercies

BBBBB (out of 5) This is one of the very best films of the eighties. It stars an incredibly good Robert Duvall as an alcoholic country singer whose glory days are … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Palindromes

BBB.5 (out of 5) A twelve year-old girl announces that the thing she wants most in life is to have a baby. Immediately getting herself pregnant with the first willing … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment