My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

I.Q.

BBB.5 (out of 5) You knew that he was one of the greatest minds whose thoughts were ever recorded in human history, but did you know that Albert Einstein was … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beautiful Darling

BBBB (out of 5) The life and times of Andy Warhol superstar Candy Darling are examined in this highly enjoyable documentary, a great companion piece to Superstar In A Housedress and … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Associate

BBB (out of 5) Whoopi Goldberg is her usual winning self as a frustrated financial stock broker who decides to start her own company after realizing she has hit the … Continue reading

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December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nine 1/2 Weeks (9 1/2 Weeks) (1986)

ADRIAN LYNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1986.  Producers Sales Organization, Jonesfilm, Galactic Films, Triple Ajaxxx.  Screenplay by Sarah Kernochan, Zalman King, Patricia Louisianna Knop, based on the novel by Elizabeth McNeill.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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November 16, 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 Butcher’s Wife

BB.5 (out of 5) Demi Moore attempts to lighten up a bit in this quirky comedy, but she is painfully miscast in the lead role. She plays a clairvoyant New Englander … Continue reading

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October 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Coming To America (1988)

JOHN LANDIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1988.  Paramount Pictures, Eddie Murphy Productions.  Directed by John Landis.  Story by Eddie Murphy, Screenplay by David Sheffield, Barry W. Blaustein.  Cinematography by Sol Negrin, Woody … Continue reading

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September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Arthur (1981)

BBBB (out of 5) Dudley Moore is terrific as the spoiled heir to a vast fortune who is told that unless he marries beautiful Jill Eikenberry, the money he is expecting … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Trick

BBB.5 (out of 5) Gabriel (Christian Campbell) is a young college student who thinks he has no inner issues to deal with just because he’s honest about being gay, wearing … Continue reading

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July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Moonstruck (1987)

NORMAN JEWISON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1987.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Star Partners.  Screenplay by John Patrick Shanley.  Cinematography by David Watkin.  Produced by Norman Jewison, Patrick J. Palmer.  Music by Dick Hyman.  Production Design by Philip Rosenberg.  Costume … Continue reading

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July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

I Am Divine

BBBB (out of 5) Stylish, heartfelt and witty documentary about the now legendary performer who first burst out in John Waters’ underground cult classics.  A shy teenager who loved food … Continue reading

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June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mr. Jealousy (1997)

NOAH BAUMBACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1997.  Joel Castleberg Productions.  Screenplay by Noah Baumbach.  Cinematography by Steven Bernstein.  Produced by Joel Kastelberg.  Music by Robert Een, Luna.  Production Design by Anne Stuhler.  Costume Design by Janie Bryant.  Film … Continue reading

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May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment