My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

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 Last Action Hero

BB (out of 5) Movie industry analysts were flabbergasted when this film opened and audiences stayed away in droves. How could an action movie with a fantasy-genre plot and a … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Medicine Man

BBB (out of 5) John McTiernan brings less than his usual class and credibility to what is still a fun South American jungle adventure about a winsome young doctor (Lorraine Bracco, … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Hunt For Red October

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Jack Ryan’s first adventure is a fantastic thriller, expertly directed by John McTiernan and brilliantly scripted from the novel by Tom Clancy. Alec Baldwin (the best actor … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Die Hard

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Action-packed, exciting tower-of-terrors movie that features Bruce Willis in the role that deservedly made him a superstar. What do you need when German terrorists take a … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Predator

BBBB (out of 5) A team of deadly commandos are sent into the South American jungle by the CIA on a suicide mission to rescue some downed airmen from terrorists. … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Basic

BBB (out of 5) A former army bigwhig and current DEA investigator (John Travolta) arrives on a Panama army base to interrogate a recruit (Brian Van Holt). The recruit was … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rollerball (2002)

B.5 (out of 5) The second time that John McTiernan has remade a Norman Jewison film hasn’t been nearly as succesful as the first (see The Thomas Crown Affair). Edited … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)

BBBBB (out of 5) Superior remake of Norman Jewison’s 1968 cheesefest, notable for featuring the female performance of the year from its star Rene Russo: displaying strength, vulnerability and everything … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The 13th Warrior

BBBB (out of 5) This film was ready for the summer of 1998 but creative wars between the director and writer/producer Michael Crichton (upon whose novel Eaters of the Dead … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · 1 Comment