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

X-Men: First Class (2011)

MATTHEW VAUGHN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2011.  Twentieth Century Fox, Marvel Entertainment, Dune Entertainment, Bad Hat Harry Productions, Donners’ Company, Ingenious Media, Big Screen Productions, Ingenious Film Partners.  Story by … Continue reading

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July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

All The King’s Men (2006)

STEVEN ZAILLIAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Germany/USA, 2006.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Relativity Media, Phoenix Pictures, VIP 3 Medienfonds, VIP 4 Medienfonds, Rising Star.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the novel … Continue reading

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January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Last Shot

BBB (out of 5) Hilarious spoof, reportedly based on a true story, brims with vigour and wit and then ends without a satisfying third act. Alec Baldwin plays an FBI agent … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Moneyball (2011)

BENNETT MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2011.  Columbia Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions, Michael De Luca Productions, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Specialty Films.  Story by Stan Chervin, Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, Aaron … Continue reading

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November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment


BB (out of 5) Released for the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and a more unimportant movie could not possibly have been made on the … Continue reading

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October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Air Force One

BBBB (out of 5) Exciting, edge-of-your-seat thriller has President of the United States Harrison Ford  defending himself and his family when terrorist Gary Oldman and his scary bad guys take over … Continue reading

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September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

The River Wild

BBB.5 (out of 5) Meryl Streep takes her husband (David Strathairn) and son (Joseph Mazzello) on a white water-rafting trip for the first time since her teenage days, when it … Continue reading

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September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Godzilla (1998)

ROLAND EMMERICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Japan, 1998.  Centropolis Film Productions, Fried Films, Independent Pictures, Toho Company, TriStar Pictures.  Story by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Dean Devlin,  Roland Emmerich, Screenplay by Dean … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blood Work (2002)

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2002.  Malpaso Productions, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Brian Helgeland, based on the novel by Michael Connelly.  Cinematography by Tom Stern.  Produced by Clint Eastwood.  Music by … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Star Trek: Generations

BBB (out of 5) Now it is time for the two captains to meet:  both Captain James T. Kirk (William Shatner) and Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) are featured in … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Phoenix (1998)

BBBB (out of 5) Thoroughly satisfying entry in the film noir genre stars Ray Liotta as a crooked cop with a gambling problem who teams up with three dubiously moral … Continue reading

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June 13, 2013 · Leave a comment