My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Money Pit (1986)

RICHARD BENJAMIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1986.  Amblin Entertainment, U-Drive Productions, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by David Giler.  Cinematography by Gordon Willis.  Produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Art Levinson, Frank Marshall.  Music by Michel Colombier.  Production Design … Continue reading

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March 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

RON HOWARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2018.  Lucasfilm, Walt Disney Pictures, Allison Shearmur Productions, Imagine Entertainment.  Screenplay by Jonathan Kasdan, Lawrence Kasdan, based on characters created by George Lucas.  Cinematography by Bradford … Continue reading

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June 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Alive (1993)

FRANK MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/Canada, 1993.  Film Andes S.A., The Kennedy/Marshall Company, Paramount Pictures, Touchstone Pictures.  Screenplay by John Patrick Shanley, based on the book by Piers Paul Read.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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May 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

RIAN JOHNSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2017.  Lucasfilm, Ram Bergman Productions, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Rian Johnson, based on characters created by George Lucas.  Cinematography by Steve Yedlin.  Produced by Ram Bergman, … Continue reading

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December 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

GARETH EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 2016.  Lucasfilm, Allison Shearmur Productions, Black Hangar Studios, Stereo D, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by John Knoll, Gary Whitta, Screenplay by Chris Weitz, Tony … Continue reading

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January 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

J.J. ABRAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2015.  Lucasfilm, Bad Robot, Truenorth Productions.  Screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams, Michael Arndt, based on characters created by George Lucas.  Cinematography by Daniel Mindel.  Produced … Continue reading

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December 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Sixth Sense

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Surprisingly creepy thriller about a young boy (Haley Joel Osment) who is terrorized by his ability to see dead people walking around just as well as … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Seabiscuit

BBB.5 (out of 5) What do an abandoned horse jockey, a grieving millionaire car manufacturer and an unemployed horse whisperer have in common? Fate, for it seems that it will … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Congo

BB (out of 5) Michael Crichton’s horror novel has reached the big screen with exceptionally unimpressive results. A team composed of army brass and scientists are sent to the jungles … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jurassic Park III

BB.5 (out of 5) Weak entry in the dinosaur saga has some scenes so scary they surpass the work done by Steven Spielberg in his previous two films (Jurassic Park, … Continue reading

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October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Empire Of The Sun

BBBB (out of 5) Christian Bale stars as a British boy living in Shanghai who is separated from his parents and taken to a prisoner of war camp when the Japanese … Continue reading

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September 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Color Purple

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Whoopi Goldberg makes a beautiful film acting debut as a mistreated woman in Georgia in the early teens and twenties, whose own sad story is surrounded by … Continue reading

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September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment