My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Love Field (1992)

JONATHAN KAPLAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1992.  Orion Pictures, Sanford/Pillsbury Productions, Via Rosa Productions.  Screenplay by Don Roos.  Cinematography by Ralf D. Bode.  Produced by Sarah Pillsbury, Midge Sanford.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bob Roberts

BBB (out of 5) Tim Robbins stars and directs for the first time in this moderately enjoyable political comedy about a senator looking to make it big while playing folk music … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

A River Runs Through It

BBBB (out of 5) Poetic and touching, this is a good film for those who love movies about fly fishing. All five of you. For the rest, it’s a fantastic … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lorenzo’s Oil (1992)

GEORGE MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Universal Pictures, Kennedy Miller Productions.  USA, 1992.  Screenplay by George Miller, Nick Enright.  Cinematography by John Seale.  Produced by George Miller, Doug Mitchell.  Music by Christine Woodruff.  Production Design … Continue reading

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November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

A League Of Their Own

BBBB (out of 5) With most able-bodied men off fighting in the trenches during World War II, professional baseball team owners turn to creating a women’s league in order to … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Last Of The Mohicans (1992)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1992.  Morgan Creek Entertainment.  Screenplay by Michael Mann, Christopher Crowe, based on the 1936 screenplay by Philip Dunne, adaptation by John L. … Continue reading

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November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Used People

BBB.5 (out of 5) Delightful romantic comedy by Beeban Kidron, about love among the senior set. On the day of her husband’s funeral, Shirley MacLaine is approached by an old acquaintance … Continue reading

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October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Mambo Kings

BBBB (out of 5) Sturdy, enjoyable adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is best remembered for its introducing sexy Spanish heartthrob Antonio Banderas to English-speaking cinema. He and Armand Assante play … Continue reading

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August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Damage (Fatale) (1992)

LOUIS MALLE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/France, 1992.  Nouvelles Editions de Films, Skreba Films, StudioCanal, European Co-production Fund, Channel Four Films, Canal+.  Screenplay by David Hare, based on the novel … Continue reading

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August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

1492: Conquest Of Paradise (1992)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  France/Spain, 1992.  Gaumont, Légende Films, France 3 Cinéma, Due West, Cyrkfilms, Ministère de la Culture, Spanish Ministry of Culture.  Screenplay by Rose Bosch.  Cinematography by Adrian Biddle.  Produced … Continue reading

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August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Death Becomes Her (1992)

ROBERT ZEMECKIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1992.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Martin Donovan, David Koepp.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by Steve Starkey, Robert Zemeckis.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by Rick … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Basic Instinct (1992)

PAUL VERHOEVEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/France, 1992.  Carolco Pictures, Canal+.  Screenplay by Joe Eszterhas.  Cinematography by Jan de Bont.  Produced by Alan Marshall.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Terence Marsh.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment