My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Venom (2018)

RUBEN FLEISCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2018.  Avi Arad Productions, Columbia Pictures Corporation, Marvel Entertainment, Matt Tolmach Productions, Pascal Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Tencent Pictures.  Screen story by Jeff Pinkner, … Continue reading

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October 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Con Air (1997)

SIMON WEST Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1997.  Touchstone Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Kouf/Bigelow Productions, Runway Pictures, Hiett Designs of Las Vegas.  Screenplay by Scott Rosenberg.  Cinematography by David Tattersall.  Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.  Music by Mark … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bruce Almighty

BB (out of 5) Jim Carrey continues to go the family-friendly (aka most financially lucrative) route with his latest comedy, and the results are hardly worthy of Liar Liar or The … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spider-Man 3

BB.5 (out of 5) After the enjoyable opening and the superb second act, it’s a shame that the third installment of the popular franchise would land with such a thud. … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Family (Mi Familia)

BB.5 (out of 5) Multiple generations of a Latino-American family in California are narrated in this middling saga by Gregory Nava (El Norte). Edward James Olmos is the standout in the … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Collateral (2004)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2004.  Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks, Parkes+MacDonald Image Nation, Edge City.  Screenplay by Stuart Beattie.  Cinematography by Dion Beebe, Paul Cameron.  Produced by Michael Mann, Julie Richardson.  Music … Continue reading

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November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

High Crimes

BB.5 (out of 5) Disappointing courtroom thriller has an excellent Ashley Judd capitalizing on her success two years earlier in Double Jeopardy.  She plays a successful attorney married to a really … Continue reading

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July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Traffic (2000)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  Germany/USA, 2000.  Compulsion Inc., Initial Entertainment Group, Splendid Medien AG, The Bedford Falls Company, USA Films.  Screenplay by Stephen Gaghan, based on the miniseries Traffik by Simon … Continue reading

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June 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind

BB.5 (out of 5) Chuck Barris (Sam Rockwell) made quite a career for himself: a published songwriter, television game show producer, and CIA hitman all in one lifetime. According to … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment