My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Marci X (2003)

RICHARD BENJAMIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.5.  USA, 2003.  Paramount Pictures, Scott Rudin Productions, Munich Film Partners New Century & Company.  Screenplay by Paul Rudnick.  Cinematography by Robbie Greenberg.  Produced by Scott Rudin.  Music by Mervyn … Continue reading

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May 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Producers (2005)

BBB (out of 5) Toe-tapping adaptation of the enormously popular Broadway musical, based on the Oscar-winning 1968 film by Mel Brooks. Stuffy accountant Matthew Broderick shows up at has-been Broadway producer … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Basketball Diaries

BB.5 (out of 5) Jim Carroll’s autobiographical account of his days as a delinquent youth has been translated into an unenjoyable film experience. Carroll (played here by Leonardo DiCaprio) is … Continue reading

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October 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Presumed Innocent (1990)

ALAN J. PAKULA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1990.  Warner Bros., Mirage Enterprises.  Screenplay by Frank Pierson, Alan J. Pakula, based on the novel by Scott Turow.  Cinematography by Gordon Willis.  Produced … Continue reading

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August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sabrina (1995)

BB (out of 5) Remaking Billy Wilder’s 1954 comedy classic starring Audrey Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart was a bad idea in the first place, but considering the cast you’d think … Continue reading

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August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Die Hard With A Vengeance

BBB (out of 5) Probably the least entertaining of the first three Die Hard films, and the most uneven, but still a pretty good action movie that doesn’t play too … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Cat’s Meow

BBB.5 (out of 5) It’s 1924, and publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst (Edward Herrmann) has invited a group of guests (celebrities and mortals alike), onto his giant yacht for an … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment