My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Marci X (2003)

RICHARD BENJAMIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.5.  USA, 2003.  Paramount Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions, Munich Film Partners New Century & Company.  Screenplay by Paul Rudnick.  Cinematography by Robbie Greenberg.  Produced by Scott Rudin.  Music by Mervyn … Continue reading

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May 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mystery Men

BBB (out of 5) A group of bumbling losers who want to be superheroes get their big chance when Champion City’s actual crime-fighting hero Captain Amazing (Greg Kinnear) is kidnapped … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Cell

B (out of 5) What promised to be a fiercely imaginative thriller is a tepid serial killer yarn that badly imitates the mechanics of every other film of its kind, … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Eraser (1996)

CHUCK RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1996.  Kopelson Entertainment, Warner Bros..  Story by Tony Puryear, Walon Green, Michael S. Chernuchin, Screenplay by Tony Puryear, Walon Green.  Cinematography by Adam Greenberg.  Produced by Anne Kopelson, Arnold … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spider-Man

BBB.5 (out of 5) Another comic book superhero finds his way to the big screen in this amiable high-flying adventure. Perpetually adorable Tobey Maguire plays Peter Parker, a geeky high-school student … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Death Of A President

BB (out of 5) No end of controversy surrounded early screenings of this fictional documentary about the assassination of U.S. President George W. Bush, resulting in its not being given … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mystery, Alaska (1999)

JAY ROACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Canada/USA, 1999.  Baldwin/Cohen Productions, Hollywood Pictures, Rocking Chair Productions.  Screenplay by David E. Kelley, Sean O’Byrne.  Cinematography by Peter Deming.  Produced by Howard Baldwin, David E. Kelley.  Music … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mickey Blue Eyes

BBB (out of 5) Hugh Grant‘s charm and some extremely hilarious moments make up for the lack of substance and a bad ending in this charming but forgettable comedy. Grant … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Trapped

BB (out of 5) It’s Kidnap By Numbers in this humdrum thriller that never has a single scary moment. Charlize Theron plays Alpha Mother Victim, a woman whose sickeningly sweet daughter … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sleepers

BBBB (out of 5) Four young boys go to juvenile detention for a street prank that gets way out of hand, then suffer through years of sexual abuse from their … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Roommates (1995)

PETER YATES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1995.  Hollywood Pictures, Interscope Communications, Nomura Babcock & Brown, Polygram Filmed Entertainment.  Story by Max Apple, Screenplay by Max Apple, Stephen Metcalfe, based … Continue reading

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August 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Man On The Moon

BBB (out of 5) Shallow biopic of controversial comedian Andy Kaufman, most famous for his role as Latka on Taxi. Jim Carrey is brilliant as Kaufman (and all his alter … Continue reading

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July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment