My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Lionheart (1987)

FRANKLIN J. SCHAFFNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Hungary/USA, 1987.  Hungaro, Mafilm, TaliaFilm II Productions.  Story by Menno Meyjes, Screenplay by Menno Meyjes, Richard Outten.  Cinematography by Alec Mills.  Produced by Stanley O’Toole, Talia Shire.  Music by Jerry … Continue reading

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December 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993)

MICHAEL STEINBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1993.  Fine Line Features, August Entertainment, Mindel-Shaw Productions.  Screenplay by Roger Hedden, based on his play.  Cinematography by Bernd Heinl.  Produced by Allan Mindel, Denise Shaw, Eric … Continue reading

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May 21, 2014 · Leave a comment


BBB (out of 5) Hollywood North is all aflutter when an obnoxious, twelve year-old movie star (Mark Rendall) travels to Toronto to begin shooting a teen-oriented action movie. His emotionally … Continue reading

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November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment


B (out of 5) Laughably bad horror movie has documentarian Jennifer Lopez lead a crew through the Amazon only to have her trip interrupted by a giant river snake that eats … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sleep With Me

BB (out of 5) Meg Tilly is happily situated in a relationship with Eric Stoltz, but then can’t help herself when his hunky best friend (Craig Sheffer) comes along and announces … Continue reading

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October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Waterdance

BBBB (out of 5) Eric Stoltz is injured in a hiking accident and ends up paralyzed from the waist down, suddenly thrust into a world of nurses, physiotherapy and a wide … Continue reading

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October 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

2 Days In The Valley

B (out of 5) Awkward rehash of Pulp Fiction has lame-brained characters running around sunny California in search of a life. Trust me, they never find one. Acting is a … Continue reading

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October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fast Times At Ridgemont High

BBB (out of 5) Cameron Crowe went back to high school incognito and wrote a book based on his observations, eventually adapting it to the big screen for this film … Continue reading

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September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jerry Maguire

BBBB (out of 5) Tom Cruise‘s best performance (not including the tabloids or his many lawsuits) is this excellent comedy-drama by the charismatic Cameron Crowe. He plays a hotshot sports … Continue reading

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July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The House Of Mirth (2000)

TERENCE DAVIES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/France/Germany/USA, 2000.  Three Rivers Production, Granada Film Productions, Arts Council of England, FilmFour, The Scottish Arts Council, Showtime Networks, The Glasgow Film Fund, Diaphana … Continue reading

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June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rob Roy

BBB.5 (out of 5) 1995 was the year of the kilt epic, what with Mel Gibson’s excellent Braveheart and then this fun biopic of the Scottish hero (played by Irish movie … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Memphis Belle

BBB.5 (out of 5) This enjoyable wartime melodrama centres around the experiences of a pilot crew aboard a bomber plane. The Memphis Belle was assigned to some of the most dangerous … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment