My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

A Walk Among The Tombstones (2014)

SCOTT FRANK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2014.  1984 Private Defense Contractors, Cross Creek Pictures, Da Vinci Media Ventures, Double Feature Films, Exclusive Media Group, Jersey Films, Manu Propria Entertainment, Traveling … Continue reading

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September 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

Reality Bites

BBB (out of 5) Gen X-ers graduate from college and are unable to find themselves a place in the new ‘real’ world that daunts them.  Winona Ryder displays a dollop … Continue reading

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January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Get Shorty

BBBBB (out of 5) Flawless adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s novel about a shylock gangster (John Travolta at his coolest) who travels to Los Angeles to collect on an overdue payment … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Freedom Writers (2007)

RICHARD LaGRAVENESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Germany/USA, 2007.  Paramount Pictures, Double Feature Films, MTV Films, Jersey Films, Kernos Filmproduktionsgesellschaft & Company.  Screenplay by Richard LaGravenese, based on the book The … Continue reading

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October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Living Out Loud (1998)

RICHARD LaGRAVENESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1998.  Jersey Films, New Line Cinema.  Screenplay by Richard LaGravenese.  Cinematography by John Bailey.  Produced by Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher.  Music by George Fenton.  Production … Continue reading

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October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Camp

BB.5 (out of 5) The hilarious adventures of teenagers at a musical camp are the subject of this enjoyable film, one which will have limited appeal only to those who … Continue reading

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August 31, 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

Man On The Moon

BBB (out of 5) Shallow biopic of controversial comedian Andy Kaufman, most famous for his role as Latka on Taxi. Jim Carrey is brilliant as Kaufman (and all his alter … Continue reading

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July 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

How High

B (out of 5) Maybe if this ridiculous reefer comedy weren’t so boring it would score higher points. Rap music stars Redman and Method Man are excellent as two marijuana enthusiasts … Continue reading

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July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Death To Smoochy

B (out of 5) It’s hard to imagine movies sinking lower in quality than this listless comedy directed by Danny DeVito. Robin Williams plays a children’s show host whose career … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Matilda

BBBB (out of 5) Hilarious comedy based on the Roald Dahl book.  Mara Wilson is perfect as the precocious young woman who is born to inattentive parents (director Danny DeVito and real-life … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hoffa

BBB.5 (out of 5) The sordid life and rise to power of Teamster Union president James R. Hoffa is the subject of this charismatic biopic. Jack Nicholson, under heavy makeup … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment