My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Hello Again

BB.5 (out of 5) Poor Shelley Long left Cheers in search of a film career and, outside of Outrageous Fortune, found little to suit her ample comedic and/or dramatic talents. This … Continue reading

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September 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

All That Jazz

BBBB (out of 5) Bob Fosse takes the cinematic spectacle of big-budget musicals and uses them to look inward, creating his own 8 1/2 in which Roy Scheider, as a fictionalized … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Annie (1982)

JOHN HUSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1982.  Columbia Pictures, Rastar Pictures.  Screenplay by Carol Sobieski, based on the stage play by Thomas Meehan, from the comic strip Little Orphan … Continue reading

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July 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1992.  American Zoetrope, Columbia Pictures Corporation, Osiris Films.  Screenplay by James V. Hart, based on the novel by Bram Stoker.  Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus. … Continue reading

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June 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Barton Fink

BBB (out of 5) In this highly stylized Coen Brothers comedy, John Turturro plays a Broadway playwright who is brought out to Hollywood to write films. Initially thrilled at the … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Hudsucker Proxy

BBB (out of 5) Stylish and witty film by the Coen brothers that pays tribute to the Frank Capra/Preston Sturges comedies of yesteryear. When Hudsucker Industries loses its president (Charles … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment