My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Money Pit (1986)

RICHARD BENJAMIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1986.  Amblin Entertainment, U-Drive Productions, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by David Giler.  Cinematography by Gordon Willis.  Produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Art Levinson, Frank Marshall.  Music by Michel Colombier.  Production Design … Continue reading

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March 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

House of Games (1987)

DAVID MAMET Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1987.  Filmhaus.  Story by Jonathan Katz, David Mamet, Screenplay by David Mamet.  Cinematography by Juan Ruiz Anchia.  Produced by Michael Hausman.  Music by Alaric Jans.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Searching For Bobby Fischer (1993)

STEVEN ZAILLIAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1993.  Mirage Enterprises.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the book by Fred Waitzkin.  Cinematography by Conrad L. Hall.  Produced by William Horberg, Scott Rudin.  Music by James Horner.  Production … Continue reading

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March 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Albino Alligator

BB (out of 5) Kevin Spacey’s directorial debut is this dour film about a seedy bar in New Orleans that has the night of its life when robbers hold it … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Simpsons Movie

BB.5 (out of 5) Television’s longest running sitcom, and one of the warmest, wittiest skewerings of popular American culture, gets its shot at the silver screen with this lovely adventure … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Airheads

B (out of 5) Lame farce is poorly acted, badly written, and not all that funny. Brendan Fraser and his pals Adam Sandler and Steve Buscemi have their own band but can’t get … Continue reading

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November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Liberty Heights (1999)

BARRY LEVINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1999.  Baltimore Pictures, Spring Creek Productions.  Screenplay by Barry Levinson.  Cinematography by Christopher Doyle.  Produced by Barry Levinson, Paula Weinstein.  Music by Andrea Morricone.  Production Design by Vincent Peranio.  Costume … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bugsy

BBB (out of 5) Thoroughly overrated gangster movie tells the true story of Benjamin Siegel (Warren Beatty) and his dream to build Las Vegas. Beatty, after years of being criticized … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Eye For An Eye (1996)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1996.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Amanda Silver, Rick Jaffa, based on the novel by Erika Holzer.  Cinematography by Amir Mokri.  Produced by Michael I. Levy.  Music by James Newton … Continue reading

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September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Three Amigos (1986)

JOHN LANDIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1986.  L.A. Films, Home Box Office.  Screenplay by Steve Martin, Lorne Michaels, Randy Newman.  Cinematography by Ronald W. Browne.  Produced by George Folsey Jr., Lorne Michaels.  Music … Continue reading

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September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Compromising Positions

BBBB (out of 5) An adaptation of a Susan Isaacs novel that would suit her readers has yet to be made, but at least you can enjoy this film for … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Suspect (1987)

PETER YATES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1987.  TriStar Pictures, ML Delphi Premier Productions.  Screenplay by Eric Roth.  Cinematography by Billy Williams.  Produced by Daniel A. Sherkow.  Music by Michael Kamen.  Production Design by Stuart … Continue reading

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August 10, 2013 · Leave a comment