My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

This Is The Army (1943)

MICHAEL CURTIZ Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1943.  Warner Bros.  Screenplay by Casey Robinson, Claude Binyon, based on the plays Yip Yip Yaphank and This Is The Army by … Continue reading

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November 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beethoven’s 2nd (1993)

ROD DANIEL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1993.  Northern Lights Entertainment, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Len Blum, based on characters created by John Hughes, Amy Holden Jones.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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July 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Beethoven (1992)

BRIAN LEVANT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.   USA, 1992.  Universal Pictures, Northern Lights Entertainment.  Screenplay by John Hughes, Amy Holden Jones.  Cinematography by Victor J. Kemper.  Produced by Michael … Continue reading

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June 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Vacation (2015)

JOHN FRANCIS DALEY, JONATHAN GOLDSTEIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  USA, 2015.  BenderSpink, David Dobkin Productions, New Line Cinema.  Screenplay by John Francis Daley, Jonathan M. Goldstein, based on characters created by … Continue reading

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August 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Maid In Manhattan (2002)

WAYNE WANG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2002.  Revolution Studios, Red Om Films.  Story by John Hughes, Screenplay by Kevin Wade.  Cinematography by Karl Walter Lindenlaub.  Produced by Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Paul Schiff, Deborah Schindler.  Music by Alan … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Miracle On 34th Street (1994)

BBBB (out of 5) Marvelous update of the favourite Christmas classic is ruled by a superb performance by young Mara Wilson. She plays a little girl who decides that the … Continue reading

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November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Petrified Forest (1936)

ARCHIE MAYO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1936.  Warner Bros..  Screen play by Charles Kenyon, Delmer Daves, based on the play by Robert E. Sherwood.  Cinematography by Sol Polito.  Produced by Hal … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sixteen Candles

BBBB (out of 5) While The Breakfast Club is the most intelligent and probing of John Hughes’s teen-themed movies, Sixteen Candles is the funniest. Molly Ringwald plays a, what else, blissfully … Continue reading

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October 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Breakfast Club

BBBB (out of 5) John Hughes scored big points with teenagers with this excellent drama, which continues to impress young people after so many years.  It takes place in a … Continue reading

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October 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Weird Science

BBB.5 (out of 5) Two teenage geeks (Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith) grow tired of being the butt of all jokes at school, deciding to take their frustration to their … Continue reading

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October 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

BBB.5 (out of 5) Teenagers have always been huge fans of this John Hughes comedy, and those who were teenagers when it was first released are still quite fond of … Continue reading

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October 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Planes, Trains And Automobiles

BBBB (out of 5) Steve Martin is trying to get home for Thanksgiving but is delayed when weather conditions force his plane to land in another state. Unable to rent a … Continue reading

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October 12, 2013 · Leave a comment