My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

A View From The Top (2003)

BRUNO BARRETO Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA, 2003.  Miramax, Brad Grey Pictures, Cohen Productions.  Screenplay by Eric Wald.  Cinematography by Affonso Beato.  Produced by Matthew Baer, Bobby Cohen, … Continue reading

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December 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Cat In The Hat

0 (out of 5) It’s rather difficult to decide what’s the worst aspect of this dreadful adaptation of the popular Dr. Seuss novel. Could it be the painfully queasy production … Continue reading

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February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

For Love Of The Game

BB.5 (out of 5) Moody love story that is a complete reversal from Sam Raimi’s usual array of horror and suspense films.  Kevin Costner plays an ageing baseball player who … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Citizen Ruth

BBBB (out of 5) Alexander Payne made a brilliant debut with this wonderful black comedy that deals with a real political hot potato, abortion. When an inhalant-abusing pregnant woman (Laura … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sky High (2005)

MIKE MITCHELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2005.  Walt Disney Pictures, Gunn Films, Max Stronghold Productions Inc..  Screenplay by Paul Hernandez, Robert Schooley, Mark McCorkle.  Cinematography by Shelly Johnson.  Produced by Andrew … Continue reading

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November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Addicted To Love

BBB (out of 5) Passable romantic comedy that is a perfect exercise in silliness for Meg Ryan’s diehard fans. Brokenhearted geek Matthew Broderick follows the woman who dumped him (Kelly Preston) … Continue reading

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July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Amazon Women On The Moon (1987)

JOE DANTE, CARL GOTTLIEB, PETER HORTON, JOHN LANDIS, ROBERT K. WEISS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1987.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland.  Cinematography by Daniel Pearl.  Produced by Robert K. … Continue reading

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July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jerry Maguire

BBBB (out of 5) Tom Cruise‘s best performance (not including the tabloids or his many lawsuits) is this excellent comedy-drama by the charismatic Cameron Crowe. He plays a hotshot sports … Continue reading

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July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Eulogy

BB.5 (out of 5) Grandfather Rip Torn dies, bringing a highly dysfunctional family together again for the first time in ages. Granddaughter Zooey Deschanel observes her struggling actor father (Hank Azaria), … Continue reading

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June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Battlefield Earth

B.5 (out of 5) John Travolta is physically striking yet laughable as the head of the villainous Psychlo race who have taken over a futuristic Earth and made slaves of humans. … Continue reading

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June 18, 2013 · 1 Comment