My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

GABRIELE MUCCINO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2006.  Columbia Pictures, Relativity Media, Overbrook Entertainment, Escape Artists.  Screenplay by Steve Conrad.  Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by Todd Black, … Continue reading

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June 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Jazz Singer (1980)

RICHARD FLEISCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1980.  EMI Films.  Screenplay by Herbert Baker, adaptation by Stephen H. Foreman, based on the play by Samson Raphaelson.  Cinematography by Isidore Mankofsky.  Produced by … Continue reading

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February 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Capricorn One (1977)

PETER HYAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/United Kingdom, 1977.  Associated General Films, ITC Films.  Screenplay by Peter Hyams.  Cinematography by Bill Butler.  Produced by Paul N. Lazarus III.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Albert … Continue reading

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October 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

I Never Sang For My Father (1970)

GILBERT CATES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1970.  Janel Productions, Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Robert Anderson, based on his play.  Cinematography by Morris Hartzband, George Stoetzel.  Produced by Gilbert Cates.  Music by Al … Continue reading

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September 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Superman Returns (2006)

BRYAN SINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2006.  Warner Bros., Legendary Entertainment, Peters Entertainment, Bad Hat Harry Productions, DC Comics.  Story by Bryan Singer, Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris, Screenplay by … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vital Signs

B.5 (out of 5) A gaggle of pretty, overly charming med students are gathered together for this shallow hospital drama. Adrian Pasdar is the son of the accomplished doctor who has … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Return Of The Living Dead

BBBB (out of 5) More of a spoof than a sequel, this film pokes royal fun at the zombie genre, inspired mainly by George Romero’s classic horror movie Night Of … Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Congo

BB (out of 5) Michael Crichton’s horror novel has reached the big screen with exceptionally unimpressive results. A team composed of army brass and scientists are sent to the jungles … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shadow Of Doubt

BBB (out of 5) Middling but diverting courtroom drama has a superior Melanie Griffith as a lawyer caught in a deadly game when the murder suspect she is defending is seemingly … Continue reading

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October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Poltergeist

BBBB (out of 5) Here’s something you’ve always been looking for: a family-friendly horror movie. An average suburban clan are delighted when they discover furniture starting to move by itself … Continue reading

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October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jagged Edge

BBB.5 (out of 5) While this film doesn’t offer a murder mystery much different from any popular paperback novel, the experience of going through the colour-by-numbers plot is fun.   … Continue reading

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September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

All The President’s Men (1976)

ALAN J. PAKULA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1976.  Warner Bros., Wildwood Enterprises.  Screenplay by William Goldman, based on the book by Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward.  Cinematography by Gordon Willis.  Produced by … Continue reading

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August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment