My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Last Days Of Disco (1998)

WHIT STILLMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1998.  Castle Rock Entertainment, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Westerly Films.  Screenplay by Whit Stillman.  Cinematography by John Thomas.  Produced by Whit Stillman.  Music by Mark Suozzo.  Production Design by Ginger … Continue reading

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January 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

Infamous (2006)

DOUGLAS McGRATH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2006.  Warner Independent Pictures, Killer Films.  Screenplay by Douglas McGrath, based on the book Truman Capote: In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances and Detractors Recall … Continue reading

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November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

L.A. Story

BBB (out of 5) Steve Martin‘s rumination on the Big Nipple is a collection of smarmy, sarcastic jokes and whimsically skewed situations. He plays a weather reporter who is trying … Continue reading

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October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Factory Girl

BBB.5 (out of 5) God, I miss the good old days when I could sip a cocktail, snort cocaine, get a blowjob, discuss Proust with a beatnik and swap lipsticks … Continue reading

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October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

EdTV (1999)

RON HOWARD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1999.  Imagine Entertainment, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, based on the screenplay Louis 19, le Roi Des Ondes by Emile Gaudreault, … Continue reading

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September 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Just Cause

BB.5 (out of 5) Sean Connery is a long-in-the-tooth law professor who decides to help out a death row inmate (Blair Underwood) on trial for murder because something tells him that … Continue reading

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August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

When We Were Kings (1996)

LEON GAST Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1996.  Das Films, David Sonenberg Production, Polygram Filmed Entertainment.  Cinematography by Maryse Alberti, Paul Goldsmith, Kevin Keating, Albert Maysles, Roderick Young.  Produced by … Continue reading

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August 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Little Man Tate

BBB.5 (out of 5) Jodie Foster makes her directorial debut with this admirable drama, also starring as an overworked single mother who discovers that her baby son shows signs of exceptional … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nixon

BB.5 (out of 5) Oliver Stone, who previously directed the marvelous JFK, fails to invest this biography of president Richard Nixon’s troubled political career with the same amount of paranoid … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bonfire Of The Vanities (1990)

BRIAN DE PALMA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1990.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Michael Cristofer, based on the novel by Tom Wolfe.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced by Brian De Palma, Chris … Continue reading

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July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gerry

BBB (out of 5) Two average guys (provided you think that white, inarticulate twenty-something guys are average, which is another reason to be disappointed in Gus Van Sant these days) … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Good Will Hunting

BBBB (out of 5) Matt Damon plays a math genius who is hiding his light under a bushel by working odd jobs as a construction worker and janitor. Best friend … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment