My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The General’s Daughter (1999)

SIMON WEST Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/Germany, 1999.  Paramount Pictures, Neufeld Rehme Productions, MFP Munich Film Partners GmbH & Company I. Produktions KG, Hollywood Licensing Group, Mace Neufeld Productions.  Screenplay by Christopher … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Scary Movie 2 (2001)

KEENEN IVORY WAYANS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/Canada, 2001.  Dimension Films, Wayans Bros. Entertainment, Gold/Miller Productions, Brad Grey Pictures.  Screenplay by Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Alyson Fouse, Greg Grabianski, Dave Polsky, … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within

BBB (out of 5) Shamefully, the first film to be done with completely realistic three-dimensional animation is saddled with a script that is flat as a board. The voices of … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment


BB.5 (out of 5) Style overcomes substance in this passable drama by the Polish brothers in which Northfork, Montana is being evacuated after the government decides to flood the valley that … Continue reading

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December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stuart Little 2

BBBB (out of 5) Delightful comedy continues the adventures of E.B. White’s adorable little mouse (voiced by Michael J. Fox) who has been adopted by the Little family. In this … Continue reading

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November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Riding In Cars With Boys

BBB (out of 5) Drew Barrymore once again outdoes herself in this heartwarming film based on the autobiography of Beverly D’Onofrio, a woman whose career in writing was set back by … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Specialist

BB.5 (out of 5) If you miss the good old days of Sylvester Stallone in movies like Cobra and Rambo, you’ll have a great time watching this collection of big bombs … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Straight Talk

BBB.5 (out of 5) Dolly Parton brings her naturally fresh and fun personality to this unoriginal romantic comedy. She plays an out-of-work small town gal who decides to leave her boyfriend … Continue reading

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October 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Immediate Family (1989)

JONATHAN KAPLAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1989.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Sanford/Pillsbury Productions.  Screenplay by Barbara Benedek.  Cinematography by John Lindley.  Produced by Sarah Pillsbury, Midge Sanford.  Music by Brad Fiedel.  Production Design by Mark … Continue reading

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October 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Be Cool (2005)

F. GARY GRAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2005.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Jersey Films, Double Feature Films, Nina Saxon Film Design.  Screenplay by Peter Steinfeld, based on the novel by Elmore Leonard.  Cinematography by Jeffrey … Continue reading

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August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Way We Were

BBBB (out of 5) Politics and romance mix with volatile results in this entertaining, intellectual soap opera. Barbra Streisand is zesty as an outspoken socialist who falls in love with golden … Continue reading

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August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment


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