My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Poster Boy (2004)

ZAK TUCKER Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA, 2004.  Shallow Pictures LLC.  Screenplay by Ryan Shiraki, Lecia Rosenthal.  Cinematography by Wolfgang Held.  Produced by Stanley F. Buchthal, Jeffrey H. … Continue reading

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November 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Animal House (1978)

JOHN LANDIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 1978.  Universal Pictures, Oregon Film Factory, Stage III Productions.  Screenplay by Harold Ramis, Douglas Kenney, Chris Miller.  Cinematography by Charles Correll.  Produced by Ivan Reitman, Matty … Continue reading

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August 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

‘Til There Was You (1997)

SCOTT WINANT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1997.  Lakeshore Entertainment, Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Winnie Holzman.  Cinematography by Bobby Bukowski.  Produced by Penney Finkelman Cox, Alan Poul, Tom Rosenberg.  Music by Terence Blanchard, Miles Goodman.  Production Design … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ghost In The Machine

BB.5 (out of 5) A serial killer dies during an MRI following a near-fatal car crash, and his death during an electronic storm causes his soul to enter cyberspace and … Continue reading

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January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Glass Menagerie

BBB (out of 5) After years of playing the leads in a number of Tennessee Williams adaptations for the screen, who better to direct a film version of one of … Continue reading

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October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull (2008)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 2008.  Paramount Pictures, Lucasfilm, The Kennedy/Marshall Company.  Story by George Lucas, Jeff Nathanson, Screenplay by David Koepp, based on characters created by George Lucas, … Continue reading

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September 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shoot The Moon

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Family troubles are at the centre of this moderately enjoyable drama that borrows liberally from similar films like Ordinary People. Albert Finney … Continue reading

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September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cruising (1980)

WILLIAM FRIEDKIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/West Germany, 1980.  CiP – Europaische Treuhand AG, Lorimar Film Entertainment.  Screenplay by William Friedkin, based on the novel by Gerald Walker.  Cinematography by James … Continue reading

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July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

World Traveler

BB.5 (out of 5) Billy Crudup is sitting in his living room one day, reflecting on his life with his beautiful wife and newborn son, then decides to leave home … Continue reading

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July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

In The Bedroom

BBB.5 (out of 5) Powerful and affecting drama about a grief-stricken couple (Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek) who are having trouble coping after a personal tragedy is suffered at the hands … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Scrooged (1988)

RICHARD DONNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1988.  Paramount Pictures, Mirage Productions.  Screenplay by Mitch Glazer, Michael O’Donoghue, based on the novel A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.  Cinematography by Michael Chapman.  Produced by … Continue reading

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July 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

King Of The Hill (1993)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1993.  Wildwood Enterprises, Bona Fide Productions.  Screenplay by Steven Soderbergh, based on the memoir by A.E. Hotchner.  Cinematography by Elliot Davis.  Produced by Albert Berger, Barbara Maltby, Ron Yerxa.  Music … Continue reading

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July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment