My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Paris Can Wait (2016)

ELEANOR COPPOLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2016.  Lifetime Films, American Zoetrope, Corner Piece Capital, Protagonist Pictures, Tohokushinsha Film Corporation, A+E Studios.  Screenplay by Eleanor Coppola.  Cinematography by Crystal Fournier.  Produced by Eleanor Coppola, … Continue reading

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June 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

St. Vincent (2014)

THEODORE MELFI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2014.  Chernin Entertainment, Crescendo Productions, Goldenlight Films, The Weinstein Company.  Screenplay by Theodore Melfi.  Cinematography by John Lindley.  Produced by Peter Chernin, Theodore Melfi, Fred Roos, … Continue reading

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October 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Radioland Murders

BB (out of 5) Painfully boring comedy from the usually more imaginative George Lucas tries to pay tribute to the “good old days” of moviemaking but falls flat on its … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Secret Garden (1993)

BBBB (out of 5) Lush, sensual adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s novel is almost on par with the excellent version of A Little Princess that came out two years later. … Continue reading

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October 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

Barfly

BBB (out of 5) Faye Dunaway made a brilliant post-Mommie Dearest comeback with this searing look at two alcoholics (the other being Mickey Rourke) who have nothing but each other and … Continue reading

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July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Outsiders (1983)

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1983.  Zoetrope Studios, AMLF.  Screenplay by Kathleen Rowell, based on the novel by S.E. Hinton.  Cinematography by Stephen H. Burum.  Produced by Gray Frederickson, Fred Roos.  Music … Continue reading

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June 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Tucker: The Man And His Dream (1988)

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1988.  Lucasfilm.  Screenplay by Arnold Schulman, David Seidler.  Cinematography by Vittorio Storaro.  Produced by Fred Fuchs, Fred Roos.  Music by Jeo Jackson.  Production Design by Dean Tavoularis.  Costume … Continue reading

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June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Town And Country

0 (out of 5) After three years of rewrites, reshoots and re-edits, this Warren Beatty vehicle was released and fell mightily flat with a huge crash. Beatty and Garry Shandling … Continue reading

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June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Black Stallion

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Beautiful adaptation of the popular children’s novel and the best horse movie out there. A young boy loses his father in a shipwreck and is saved … Continue reading

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May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse (1991)

FAX BAHR, GEORGE HICKENLOOPER, ELEANOR COPPOLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1991.  American Zoetrope.  Screenplay by Fax Bahr, George Hickenlooper.  Cinematography by Larry Carney, Shana Hagan, Igor Meglic, Steven Wacks.  Produced by Les Mayfield, George … Continue reading

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May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

New York Stories (1989)

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA, MARTIN SCORSESE, WOODY ALLEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1989.  Touchstone Pictures, Jack Rollins & Charles H. Joffe Productions.  Screenplay by Richard Price, Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola, Sofia Coppola.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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May 12, 2013 · Leave a comment