My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Hindenburg (1975)

ROBERT WISE Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA, 1975.  The Filmakers Group, Universal Pictures.  Screen story by Richard Levinson, William Link, Screenplay by Nelson Gidding, based on the book … Continue reading

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May 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Hospital (1971)

ARTHUR HILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  USA, 1971.  Simcha Productions.   Screenplay by Paddy Chayefsky.  Cinematography by Victor J. Kemper.  Produced by Howard Gottfried.  Music by Morris Surdin.  Production Design by Gene Rudolf.  Costume Design by Frank … Continue reading

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February 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Exorcist III (1990)

WILLIAM PETER BLATTY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1990.  Morgan Creek Entertainment.  Screenplay by William Peter Blatty, based on his novel Legion.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced by Carter deHaven.  Music by Barry De … Continue reading

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January 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Islands In The Stream (1977)

FRANKLIN J. SCHAFFNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1977. Paramount Pictures, Zeeuwse Maatschappij N.V..  Screenplay by Denne Part Petitclerc, based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway.  Cinematography by Fred J. Koenekamp. Produced by … Continue reading

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January 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Patton (1970)

FRANKLIN J. SCHAFFNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1970.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screen story and screenplay by Francis Ford Coppola, Edmund H. North, based on factual material from Patton: … Continue reading

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August 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Yellow Rolls-Royce (1964)

ANTHONY ASQUITH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom, 1964.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, De Grunwald Productions.  Screenplay by Terence Rattigan.  Cinematography by Jack Hildyard.  Produced by Anatole de Grunwald.  Music by Riz Ortolani.  Production Design by Pamela Cornell, John … Continue reading

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May 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Hustler

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Paul Newman solidified his already established status with this perennial classic. Billiards became the hot game of the day after its release, a story about a pooltable … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Anatomy Of A Murder

BBBB (out of 5) Small-town lawyer James Stewart returns from a fishing trip to discover that he is required to defend a soldier who shot a bartender at the town’s local … Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Firestarter

BB.5 (out of 5) Drew Barrymore has mysterious powers of pyrokinesis as the result of experimentation done on her telekinetic parents in this silly science-fiction film. She’s a sweet little kid, … Continue reading

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November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Petulia

BBBB (out of 5) Famous surgeon George C. Scott meets loopy Julie Christie at a benefit and is immediately smitten with her. Unfortunately, she is already married to a callous, wealthy socialite … Continue reading

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August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dr. Strangelove: Or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb (1964)

STANLEY KUBRICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  United Kingdom, 1964.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Hawk Films.  Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, Terry Southern, Peter George, based on the book Red Alert by … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Gloria (1999)

BBB (out of 5) Sharon Stone‘s gutsy performance is the best reason to watch this adequately done but premature remake of John Cassavetes’ 1980 gangster film (that starred his wife … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment