My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Flashdance (1983)

ADRIAN LYNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1983.  Paramount Pictures, Polygram Filmed Entertainment, Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films.  Story by Thomas Hedley Jr., Screenplay by Thomas Hedley Jr., Joe Eszterhas.  Cinematography by Donald Peterman.  Produced … Continue reading

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March 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sliver (1993)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1993.  Paramount Pictures, Robert Evans Company.  Screenplay by Joe Eszterhas, based on the novel by Ira Levin.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced by Robert Evans.  Music by Howard Shore.  Production … Continue reading

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December 7, 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

Jade (1995)

WILLIAM FRIEDKIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   B.  USA, 1995.  Paramount Pictures, Robert Evans Company.  Screenplay by Joe Eszterhas.  Cinematography by Andrzej Bartkowiak.  Produced by Gary Adelson, Craig Baumgarten, Robert Evans.  Music by James Horner.  Production Design … Continue reading

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July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Telling Lies In America

BBB (out of 5) True-life drama written by Joe Eszterhas, inspired by his early years as an immigrant teen in America. Brad Renfro is great as the young Eszterhas, who finds … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Showgirls (1995)

PAUL VERHOEVEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.  France/USA, 1995.  Carolco Pictures, Chargeurs, United Artists, Vegas Productions.  Screenplay by Joe Eszterhas.  Cinematography by Jost Vacano.  Produced by Charles Evans, Alan Marshall.  Music by David A. … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Basic Instinct (1992)

PAUL VERHOEVEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/France, 1992.  Carolco Pictures, Canal+.  Screenplay by Joe Eszterhas.  Cinematography by Jan de Bont.  Produced by Alan Marshall.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Terence Marsh.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Music Box (1989)

COSTA-GAVRAS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1989.  Carolco Pictures.  Screenplay by Joe Eszterhas.  Cinematography by Patrick Blossier.  Produced by Irwin Winkler. Music by Philippe Sarde.  Production Design by Jeannine Oppewall.  Costume Design by Rita Salazar.  Film Editing … Continue reading

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July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Basic Instinct 2

B.5 (out of 5) In the opening scene of this sequel to the 1992 Paul Verhoeven-Joe Eszterhas headliner, Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone) drives her sports car at top speed through London’s … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment