My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Scary Movie 3 (2003)

DAVID ZUCKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/Canada, 2003.  Dimension Films, Brad Grey Pictures.  Screenplay by Craig Mazin, Pat Proft, based on characters created by Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Buddy Johnson, Phil … Continue reading

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March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lucas

BBBB (out of 5) Aside from being a moving and poignant look at the awkwardness of youth, this film is also notable for being the film debut of Winona Ryder. … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rush Hour 2 (2001)

BRETT RATNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2001.  New Line Cinema, Roger Birnbaum Productions, Salon Films.  Screenplay by Jeff Nathanson, based on characters created by Ross LaManna.  Cinematography by Matthew F. Leonetti.  Produced … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bob Roberts

BBB (out of 5) Tim Robbins stars and directs for the first time in this moderately enjoyable political comedy about a senator looking to make it big while playing folk music … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Old School

BB (out of 5) Luke Wilson stars as a bored traveling businessman who comes home to his girlfriend (Juliette Lewis) only to discover her in an orgy situation with a group … Continue reading

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December 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Heat (1995)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1995.  Warner Bros., Regency Enterprises, Forward Pass, Art Linson Productions, Monarchy Enterprises B.V..  Screenplay by Michael Mann.  Cinematography by Dante Spinotti.  Produced by Art Linson, Michael … Continue reading

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November 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

White Palace

BBB.5 (out of 5) Rich, young advertising executive James Spader stops at a local diner and orders food from a forty-something waitress (Susan Sarandon). Somehow, these people from completely different spheres … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Pirates! Band Of Misfits (The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists!)

BBBB (out of 5) The folks at Aardman have returned with another delightful feature-length animated film chock full of wondrous spectacle and insouciant humour.  Hugh Grant does a top-flight job voicing … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Larger Than Life

BB.5 (out of 5) Silly comedy about a man who loses his emotional barriers by befriending an elephant (yes, that’s right, an elephant). Bill Murray plays an overworked self-help guru … Continue reading

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July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Miami Rhapsody

BBB (out of 5) I love Sarah Jessica Parker‘s nebbish routine in this very funny Miami-set romance, about a young woman who has just gotten engaged to be married to … Continue reading

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July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Runaway Jury

BBB (out of 5) Some enjoyment can definitely be had from this slick adaptation of John Grisham’s novel, another in a long line of film versions of the author’s best-selling … Continue reading

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July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kiss The Girls

BB.5 (out of 5) Routine thriller has Ashley Judd escape the clutches of a serial killer and help a detective (a stalwart Morgan Freeman), who is himself investigating the disappearance of … Continue reading

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July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment