My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

DAN GILROY Bil’s rating (out of 5): 0.5.  USA, 2019.  Netflix.  Screenplay by Dan Gilroy.  Cinematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by Jennifer Fox.  Music by Marco Beltrami, Buck Sanders.  Production … Continue reading

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June 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993)

MICHAEL STEINBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1993.  Fine Line Features, August Entertainment, Mindel-Shaw Productions.  Screenplay by Roger Hedden, based on his play.  Cinematography by Bernd Heinl.  Produced by Allan Mindel, Denise Shaw, Eric … Continue reading

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May 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ghost In The Machine

BB.5 (out of 5) A serial killer dies during an MRI following a near-fatal car crash, and his death during an electronic storm causes his soul to enter cyberspace and … Continue reading

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January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Albino Alligator

BB (out of 5) Kevin Spacey’s directorial debut is this dour film about a seedy bar in New Orleans that has the night of its life when robbers hold it … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Astronaut’s Wife

BBBB (out of 5) Exciting, stylish thriller by first time director Rand Ravich that apes the best elements of classic horror films like 2001: A Space Odyssey and Rosemary’s Baby. … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sleep With Me

BB (out of 5) Meg Tilly is happily situated in a relationship with Eric Stoltz, but then can’t help herself when his hunky best friend (Craig Sheffer) comes along and announces … Continue reading

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October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Waterdance

BBBB (out of 5) Eric Stoltz is injured in a hiking accident and ends up paralyzed from the waist down, suddenly thrust into a world of nurses, physiotherapy and a wide … Continue reading

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October 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

American Psycho

BB (out of 5) Eighties materialism, fascination with psychotics and sexual frustrations of all kinds have been dealt with many times before this and in many better ways. Mary Harron’s … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights

BB.5 (out of 5) Add a little salsa to the original mix and you basically have a humdrum remake of the 1987 sleeper hit. This time, the uninitiated young woman … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Thirteen Days (2000)

ROGER DONALDSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2000.  New Line Cinema, Beacon Communications, Beacon Pictures, Tig Productions.  Screenplay by David Self, based on the book The Kennedy Tapes – Inside The … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dante’s Peak

BBB.5 (out of 5) Pure Hollywood fluff, this disaster film about a volcano erupting in a town that has been declared by the President as the ‘Second Best Place to Live … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Daylight

BBB (out of 5) Sylvester Stallone plays a cab driver who was once chief of an Emergency Medical Services team. When a group of trucks illegally transporting toxic waste from New … Continue reading

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June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment