My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Hustlers (2019)

LORENE SCAFARIA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2019.  Annapurna Pictures, Gloria Sanchez Productions, Nuyorican Productions, STX Films.  Screenplay by Jessica Pressler, Lorene Scafaria.  Cinematography by Todd Banhazl.  Produced … Continue reading

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September 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Jason Bourne (2016)

PAUL GREENGRASS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2016.  Captivate Entertainment, Double Negative, The Kennedy/Marshall Company, Pearl Street Films, Perfect World Pictures (Beijing).  Screenplay by Paul Greengrass, Christopher Rouse, based on characters … Continue reading

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August 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Business Of Strangers

BBBB (out of 5) This excellent film is the cinematic equivalent of Madonna’s hit song “What It Feels Like For A Girl”. Tough-as-nails software executive Stockard Channing has just fired her … Continue reading

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January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wide Awake

BB (out of 5) M. Night Shyamalan preceded his mega-successful thriller The Sixth Sense with this tender little tale about a precocious young school boy who cannot get over the loss … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Omen (2006)

B (out of 5) What made thriller/horror movies of the sixties and seventies (The Exorcist, Rosemary’s Baby, even Marathon Man) so effective was that they always took place in the … Continue reading

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November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

State And Main

BB (out of 5) Ridiculously smug comedy from David Mamet, who apparently thinks that he is the only clean soul in all of Hollywood. An independent film company comes to … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bourne Identity (2002)

DOUG LIMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/Germany/Czech Republic, 2002.  Universal Pictures, The Kennedy/Marshall Company, Hypnotic, Kalima Productions GmbH & Co. KG, Stillking Films.  Screenplay by Tony Gilroy, W. Blake Herron, based on … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

10 Things I Hate About You

GIL JUNGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1999.  Touchstone Pictures, Mad Chance, Jaret Entertainment.  Screenplay by Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith, based on the play The Taming Of The Shrew by William … Continue reading

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October 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

I Love You, I Love You Not

BBBB (out of 5) The packaging of this film might suggest another lame teen romance, but don’t be fooled by appearances; it’s actually a touching, dramatic coming-of-age story. Based on … Continue reading

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October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bourne Ultimatum

BBBB (out of 5) The thing I love about action movies it that they take movie stars, people who basically spend their time off getting their hair washed with Evian … Continue reading

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September 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bourne Supremacy

BBBB.5 (out of 5) A major Hollywood studio hasn’t put out a blockbuster this intelligent and entertaining in a very, very long time.  Matt Damon returns to the role he created … Continue reading

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September 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Devil’s Own (1997)

ALAN J. PAKULA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1997.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Story by Kevin Jarre, Screenplay by David Aaron Cohen, Vincent Patrick, Kevin Jarre.  Cinematography by Gordon Willis.  Produced by Robert … Continue reading

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August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment