My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Marooned (1969)

JOHN STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1969.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Frankovich Productions.  Screenplay by Mayo Simon, based on the novel by Martin Caidin.  Cinematography by Daniel L. Fapp.  Produced by M.J. Frankovich.  Production Design … Continue reading

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May 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Police Academy

BB.5 (out of 5) The milestone series in cinematic idiocy got its start with this inane but admittedly humorous comedy. After the mayor of the city announces that such important … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Police Academy 3: Back In Training

B (out of 5) What could you possibly imagine would happen in this one that hasn’t already happened before? After graduating from the police academy and taking to the streets … Continue reading

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December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

B (out of 5) More stupidity, care of the most inept police officers in the world. Now that they’ve graduated from the Academy, the bumbling fools from the original Police … Continue reading

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December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Crucible (1996)

NICHOLAS HYTNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1996.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Arthur Miller, based on his play.  Cinematography by Andrew Dunn.  Produced by Robert A. Miller, David V. Picker.  Music by … Continue reading

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October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Vanya On 42nd Street

BBBB.5 (out of 5) A very simple concept makes for the most compelling viewing. Louis Malle stages and directs a filmed dress rehearsal of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya in an abandoned … Continue reading

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August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Way We Were

BBBB (out of 5) Politics and romance mix with volatile results in this entertaining, intellectual soap opera. Barbra Streisand is zesty as an outspoken socialist who falls in love with golden … Continue reading

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August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment