My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Legends Of The Fall (1994)

EDWARD ZWICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1994.  TriStar Pictures, The Bedford Falls Company, Pangaea.  Screenplay by Susan Shilliday, William D. Wittliff, based on the novella by Jim Harrison.  Cinematography by John Toll.  Produced by … Continue reading

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March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

All The Pretty Horses

BBBB (out of 5) Hauntingly beautiful adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s celebrated novel. Finding himself without a home after his Hollywood-bound mother sells the family’s Texas ranch, Matt Damon travels down to … Continue reading

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January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

I’m With Lucy

BBBB (out of 5) Cute romantic comedy that is buoyed by Monica Potter‘s first-rate lead performance. Lucy is viciously dumped by her seemingly perfect boyfriend (Craig Bierko), then goes on … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

I Capture The Castle

BBBB (out of 5) Lovely coming-of-age drama stars a wonderful Romola Garai as a girl growing up in a drafty, corroding castle with her blocked writer father (Bill Nighy), dangerously … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Valmont

BBB (out of 5) Coming out one year after Stephen Frears’ successful Dangerous Liaisons, which was an adaptation of the same Choderlos de Laclos novel as this period piece, comparisons … Continue reading

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July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gangs Of New York

BBBB (out of 5) Martin Scorsese’s dream project of the last thirty years has finally made it to the big screen with mostly successful results. The story is GoodFellas but … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

BBBB (out of 5) Henry Thomas is wonderful as a little boy who encounters an alien creature that was accidentally abandoned by his spaceship in a nearby forest. Taking the alien … Continue reading

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June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment