My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Hustlers (2019)

LORENE SCAFARIA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2019.  Annapurna Pictures, Gloria Sanchez Productions, Nuyorican Productions, STX Films.  Screenplay by Jessica Pressler, Lorene Scafaria.  Cinematography by Todd Banhazl.  Produced … Continue reading

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September 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Field Of Dreams (1989)

PHIL ALDEN ROBINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1989.  Gordon Company.  Screenplay by Phil Alden Robinson, based on the book by W.P. Kinsella.  Cinematography by John Lindley.  Produced by Charles Gordon, Lawrence Gordon.  Music by … Continue reading

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August 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Broken Arrow (1996)

JOHN WOO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1996.  Twentieth Century Fox, Mark Gordon Productions, WCG Entertainment Productions.  Screenplay by Graham Yost.  Cinematography by Peter Levy.  Produced by Bill Badalato, Terence Chang, Mark Gordon.  Music by Hans … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

I.Q.

BBB.5 (out of 5) You knew that he was one of the greatest minds whose thoughts were ever recorded in human history, but did you know that Albert Einstein was … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Swimming With Sharks

BB (out of 5) Frank Whaley learns the ropes of show business the hard way when he works for the absolute meanest studio boss in all of Hollywood. The employer in … Continue reading

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October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Doors

BBB (out of 5) Oliver Stone turns from his Vietnam war epics to film the tale of The Doors’ lead musician Jim Morrison, an enigmatic rock icon who died young … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Born On The Fourth Of July

BBBB (out of 5) The second part of Oliver Stone’s Vietnam trilogy is this biography of veteran Ron Kovic, upon whose book the film is based, with Tom Cruise doing a … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Hoffa

BBB.5 (out of 5) The sordid life and rise to power of Teamster Union president James R. Hoffa is the subject of this charismatic biopic. Jack Nicholson, under heavy makeup … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Swing Kids

BB (out of 5) Two teenage Berlin boys (Robert Sean Leonard, Christian Bale) are obsessed with swing music and have a great time whooping it up until the increasing power … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pulp Fiction (1994)

QUENTIN TARANTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1994.  Miramax, A Band Apart, Jersey Films.  Story by Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary, Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino.  Cinematography by Andrzej Sekula.  Produced by Lawrence Bender.  Production Design … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ironweed

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Although it’s a difficult story that doesn’t make for light fare, this Depression-era melodrama is a marvelous character study with a huge emotional payoff in the … Continue reading

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May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment