My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Towering Inferno (1974)

JOHN GUILLERMIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1974.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Warner Bros., Irwin Allen Productions.  Screenplay by Stirling Silliphant, based on the novels The Glass Inferno by … Continue reading

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September 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Enforcer (1976)

JAMES FARGO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1976.  Warner Bros., The Malpaso Company.  Story by Gail Morgan Hickman, S.W. Schurr, Screenplay by Stirling Silliphant, Dean Riesner, based on characters created by … Continue reading

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October 28, 2015 · Leave a comment


BBB (out of 5) Otto Preminger’s three hour-plus presentation of the forming of the state of Israel has some great moments, but could definitely afford to be a lot shorter. … Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Americanization Of Emily (1964)

ARTHUR HILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1964.  Filmways Pictures.  Screenplay by Paddy Chayefsky, based on the novel by William Bradford Huie.  Cinematography by Philip H. Lathrop.  Produced by Martin Ransohoff.  Music by … Continue reading

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September 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

Cyrano De Bergerac (1950)

MICHAEL GORDON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1950.  Stanley Kramer Productions.  Screenplay by Carl Foreman, based on the play by Edmond Rostand, translated by Brian Hooker.  Cinematography by Franz Planer.  Produced by Stanley … Continue reading

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August 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Poseidon Adventure

BB.5 (out of 5) Dated but sometimes fun adventure that inspired nearly a decade of ensemble disaster films, going from adorably cheesy to embarrassing by the time they finally went … Continue reading

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May 12, 2013 · Leave a comment