My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Under Siege (1992)

ANDREW DAVIS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  France/USA, 1992.  Warner Bros., Regency Enterprises, Canal+, Alcor Films, Arnon Milchan Productions.  Screenplay by J.F. Lawton.  Cinematography by Frank Tidy.  Produced by … Continue reading

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July 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Buddy Holly Story

BBBB (out of 5) The story of Buddy Holly’s overnight, runaway success and premature death are put on the screen with marvelous energy and efficiency in this bouncy biopic by Steve … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Star Is Born (1976)

BB (out of 5) This film is so annoying it will actually make you itch. The fourth version of the popular rags-to-riches story, followed by the surprisingly less terrible Glitter … Continue reading

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December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chasers

BB (out of 5) In this loose remake of The Last Detail, Navy boys William McNamara and Tom Berenger are assigned to escort Barbie-doll prisoner Erika Eleniak across the country to her … Continue reading

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September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Insignificance

BBB (out of 5) Marilyn Monroe shows up at Albert Einstein’s hotel room one evening and explains to him the theory of relativity. Soon afterwards, Senator Joe McCarthy comes to … Continue reading

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September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas

0 (out of 5) Painfully unwatchable film adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson’s novel stars a very funny Johnny Depp in the lead role as Thompson’s alter ego. Benicio Del Toro comes along … Continue reading

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August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Firm

BBB (out of 5) The first film adaptation of a John Grisham novel is still the most financially successful.  Tom Cruise plays a green lawyer who is hired to work at … Continue reading

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August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lost Highway

BBB.5 (out of 5) More psychedelia from the warped mind of David Lynch that isn’t as crafty as Blue Velvet or as brilliant as Mulholland Drive would be later on. … Continue reading

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July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lethal Weapon (1987)

RICHARD DONNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1987.  Warner Bros., Silver Pictures.  Screenplay by Shane Black.  Cinematography by Stephen Goldblatt.  Produced by Richard Donner, Joel Silver.  Music by Eric Clapton, Michael Kamen.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Point Break (1991)

KATHRYN BIGELOW Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Japan/USA, 1991.  Largo Entertainment, JVC Entertainment Networks.  Story by Rick King, W. Peter Iliff, Screenplay by W. Peter Iliff.   Cinematography by Donald Peterman.  Produced by Peter Abrams, Robert … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Carried Away

BBBB (out of 5) Dennis Hopper plays an aging bachelor and teacher who sees his life come to a halt when he gives in to the temptation of a love affair with … Continue reading

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May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Soldier

BBB (out of 5) Ho hum, conformity is breaking apart in outer space and we get to watch it happen. This run-of-the-mill science-fiction film, using the most basic of plots, … Continue reading

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May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment