My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

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

Patriots Day (2016)

PETER BERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2016.  Bluegrass Films, CBS Films, Closest To The Hole Productions, Hutch Parker Entertainment, TIK Films.  Story by Peter Berg, Matt Cook, Paul Tamasy, Eric Johnson, Screenplay … Continue reading

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January 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Black Mass (2015)

SCOTT COOPER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2015.  Cross Creek Pictures, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Le Grisbi Productions, Head Gear Films, Vendian Entertainment.  Screenplay by Mark Mallouk, Jez Butterworth, based on … Continue reading

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April 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Only When I Laugh (1981)

GLENN JORDAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1981.  Rastar Films.  Screenplay by Neil Simon, based on his play The Gingerbread Lady.  Cinematography by David M. Walsh.  Produced by Roger M. Rothstein, Neil … Continue reading

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September 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Starting Over (1979)

ALAN J. PAKULA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1979.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by James L. Brooks, based on the novel by Dan Wakefield.  Cinematography by Sven Nykvist.  Produced by James L. Brooks, … Continue reading

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August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

X-Men: First Class (2011)

MATTHEW VAUGHN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2011.  Twentieth Century Fox, Marvel Entertainment, Dune Entertainment, Bad Hat Harry Productions, Donners’ Company, Ingenious Media, Big Screen Productions, Ingenious Film Partners.  Story by … Continue reading

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July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beauty Shop

BB (out of 5) Spin-off from the Barbershop franchise gives Queen Latifah, who had a cameo in Barbershop 2, her own film. She plays a widow with a small daughter … Continue reading

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February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Flatliners (1990)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  USA, 1990.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Stonebridge Entertainment.  Screenplay by Peter Filardi.  Cinematography by Jan de Bont.  Produced by Rick Bieber, Michael Douglas.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Dog Skip

BBBB (out of 5) Cute World War II-era film about a young boy (Frankie Muniz) and his devoted relationship to his adorable dog. Diane Lane is every bit the movie star … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment


BB (out of 5) It’s Kidnap By Numbers in this humdrum thriller that never has a single scary moment. Charlize Theron plays Alpha Mother Victim, a woman whose sickeningly sweet daughter … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBBB (out of 5) Four young boys go to juvenile detention for a street prank that gets way out of hand, then suffer through years of sexual abuse from their … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

He Said, She Said

BB.5 (out of 5) What’s the difference between how men and women view relationships? The answer is purported to be here in this romantic comedy, where opposing journalists Elizabeth Perkins and … Continue reading

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November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment