My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Cider House Rules

BBBB (out of 5) Overrated but touching drama based on the best-selling novel by John Irving (who adapted the screenplay himself). Where other Irving novels have failed miserably on the … Continue reading

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September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Replacements

BB (out of 5) Fairly funny film that clunks along from scene to scene, never building up much in the way of comedic momentum. The film is weighed down by dull … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

King Kong (2005)

BBB.5 (out of 5) Exciting, touching and exhausting adventure by Peter Jackson, following up his Lord Of The Rings trilogy with another critical and commercial success. A desperate filmmaker (Jack … Continue reading

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June 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)

SHANE BLACK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2005.  Warner Bros., Silver Pictures.  Story and Screenplay by Shane Black, based in part on the novel Bodies Are Where You Find Them … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Planet Of The Apes (2001)

  BBB.5 (out of 5) Terrifying and terrific facelift is given to Franklin J. Schaffner’s brilliant 1968 original starring Charlton Heston (who has a great cameo in this one). Mark … Continue reading

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May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Django Unchained (2012)

QUENTIN TARANTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2012.  The Weinstein Company, Columbia Pictures.  Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino.  Cinematography by Robert Richardson.  Produced by Reginald Hudlin, Pilar Savone, Stacey Sher.  Production Design by J. … Continue reading

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May 26, 2013 · Leave a comment