My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

August Rush

B Painfully melodramatic bullshit about a little boy (Freddie Highmore) who is the love child of a rock musician (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) and a classical cellist (Keri Russell) and is … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Last Mimzy

BB.5 (out of 5) Two little children playing on the beach near their family’s vacation home are delighted when a mysterious box appears in the sand and turns out to … Continue reading

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January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hook (1991)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1991.  Amblin Entertainment, TriStar Pictures. Screen story by James V. Hart, Nick Castle, Screenplay by James V. Hart, Malia Scotch Marmo, based on the play … Continue reading

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September 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Contact

BBBB (out of 5) Jodie Foster plays an earnest scientist who spends her whole life searching for extra-terrestrial life and finds vindication when a message is received from outer space. Naturally, … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sahara

BB.5 (out of 5) Empty-headed adventure film that seeks to create a new franchise for its star, Matthew McConaughey, but future installments will have to be a lot better than … Continue reading

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July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle Of Life

BBBB (out of 5) It’s not that difficult a task to make a sequel that would outdo the very disappointing Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, but this terrific action film manages … Continue reading

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July 8, 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

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1994)

KENNETH BRANAGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  TriStar Pictures, Japan Satellite Broadcasting, IndieProd Company Productions, American Zoetrope.  United Kingdom/Japan/USA, 1994.  Screenplay by Steph Lady, Frank Darabont, based on the novel by Mary Shelley.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment