My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Escape From Alcatraz (1979)

DON SIEGEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 1979.  Paramount Pictures, The Malpaso Company.  Screenplay by Richard Tuggle, based on the book by J. Campbell Bruce.  Cinematography by Bruce Surtees.  Produced by Don Siegel.  Music by Jerry … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

American Hot Wax

BBB.5 (out of 5) Along with American Graffiti and The Hollywood Knights, this is a great film for people who want to hear hits of the fifties pumping out of … Continue reading

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November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Hollywood Knights

BBBB (out of 5) Something of a shallow version of American Graffiti, this music-filled comedy takes place in the sixties on the last night that a local diner will be … Continue reading

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November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment


B (out of 5) When a film is popular because of its style and not its story, why the hell would you bother to remake it? Such is the case … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Once Around

BBB (out of 5) Holly Hunter finds love and fulfillment later in life, after her younger sister (Laura San Giacomo) gets married and long after her family has given up … Continue reading

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September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice

BBBB (out of 5) Natalie Wood and Robert Culp play a married couple who attend a group therapy retreat session as research for one of Culp’s documentaries. They find the experience … Continue reading

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August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1978)

BBBB.5 (out of 5) This remake of the 1956 classic is a superb revisiting of a wonderfully creepy story. San Francisco Health department officials Donald Sutherland and Brooke Adams see their dull … Continue reading

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August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Amazon Women On The Moon (1987)

JOE DANTE, CARL GOTTLIEB, PETER HORTON, JOHN LANDIS, ROBERT K. WEISS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1987.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland.  Cinematography by Daniel Pearl.  Produced by Robert K. … Continue reading

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July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dirty Dancing

BBBB (out of 5) The little film that could, this independently produced trifle went on to become one of the biggest hits of the year and one of the most … Continue reading

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May 22, 2013 · Leave a comment