My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Freejack (1992)

GEOFF MURPHY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1992.  Morgan Creek Entertainment.  Screen story by Steven Pressfield, Ronald Shusett, Screenplay by Steven Pressfield, Ronald Shusett, Dan Gilroy.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

Rate this:

September 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Incredibles 2 (2018)

BRAD BIRD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2018.  Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Brad Bird.  Cinematography by Mahyar Abousaeedi.  Produced by Nicole Paradis Grindle, John Walker.  Music by Michael Giacchino.  Production Design by … Continue reading

Rate this:

June 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Commuter (2018)

JAUME COLLET-SERRA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2018.  Ombra Films, StudioCanal, The Picture Company.  Story by Byron Willinger, Philip de Blasi, Screenplay by Byron Willinger, Philip de Blasi, Ryan Engle.  Cinematography by Paul … Continue reading

Rate this:

February 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Mudbound (2017)

DEE REES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2017.  Armory Films, ArtImage Entertainment, Black Bear Pictures, Elevated Films, MACRO, MMC Joule Films, Zeal Media.  Screenplay by Virgil Williams, Dee Rees, based on the … Continue reading

Rate this:

December 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)

SEAN ANDERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2014.  BenderSpink, New Line Cinema, RatPac Entertainment.  Story by Jonathan M. Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Sean Anders, John Morris, Screenplay by Sean Anders, John … Continue reading

Rate this:

December 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Rose

BBBB (out of 5) Thinly veiled biography of Janis Joplin is also the screen debut of the marvelous Bette Midler. She plays a tough-talking, fast-living rock singer whose combination of … Continue reading

Rate this:

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Cheap Detective

BBB.5 (out of 5) Neil Simon wrote two hilarious spoofs of traditional murder mysteries, and both are equally funny and worth watching. The first, Murder By Death, was a clever … Continue reading

Rate this:

December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gremlins (1984)

JOE DANTE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1984.  Warner Bros., Amblin Entertainment.  Screenplay by Chris Columbus.  Cinematography by John Hora.  Produced by Michael Finnell.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by James H. Spencer.  Costume … Continue reading

Rate this:

July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Frances

BB.5 (out of 5) Frances Farmer rose up from a small town existence to become one of Hollywood’s brightest stars in the 1930s. Dissatisfied with the token roles handed out … Continue reading

Rate this:

June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beverly Hills Cop

BBBB (out of 5) After a few good box office hits in the early eighties, Eddie Murphy became a bona fide movie star with this smash success. He plays fast-talking Axel … Continue reading

Rate this:

June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reign Over Me

BBB (out of 5) Adam Sandler makes another bid for dramatic success by putting on Barbra Streisand’s hair from A Star Is Born and mourning his family. Years after being roommates … Continue reading

Rate this:

June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Coming Home

BBB.5 (out of 5) Moving film that, along with The Deer Hunter the same year, initiated the popularity of Vietnam-angst films. Jane Fonda plays a nurse in a hospital for veterans of … Continue reading

Rate this:

May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment