My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Unstoppable (2010)

TONY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2010.  Twentieth Century Fox, Prospect Park, Scott Free Productions, Firm Films, Millbrook Farm Productions.  Screenplay by Mark Bomback.  Cinematography by Ben … Continue reading

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August 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Exorcist III (1990)

WILLIAM PETER BLATTY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1990.  Morgan Creek Entertainment.  Screenplay by William Peter Blatty, based on his novel Legion.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced by Carter deHaven.  Music by Barry De … Continue reading

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January 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Winter’s Tale (2014)

AKIVA GOLDSMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.  USA, 2014.  Village Roadshow Pictures, Warner Bros., Weed Road Pictures.  Screenplay by Akiva Goldsman, based on the novel by Mark Helprin.  Cinematography by Caleb Deschanel. Produced … Continue reading

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January 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Detroit Rock City

BB (out of 5) Teen comedy that tries to capitalize on heavy metal band KISS nostalgia but ends up being too silly for anyone over fifteen to watch (though the … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Pallbearer (1996)

MATT REEVES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1996.  Miramax, The Chess Club.  Screenplay by Jason Katims, Matt Reeves.  Cinematography by Robert Elswit.  Produced by J.J. Abrams, Paul Webster.  Music by Stewart Copeland.  Production Design by Robin … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Superbad

BBB.5 (out of 5) The next entry in the American Pie series of kids doing whatever it takes to get drunk and laid is this hilarious, sometimes even sweet, comedy from … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Walking And Talking

BBBB (out of 5) Nicole Holofcener began a successful career of excellent explorations of female friendship with this wonderful film.  Catherine Keener and Anne Heche have been best friends since they were … Continue reading

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October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Please Give

BBBB (out of 5) Nicole Holocener returns with yet another compelling examination of complicated women. Rebecca Hall is excellent as a health care worker who takes care of her mean, cantankerous … Continue reading

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October 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

True Romance

BB (out of 5) Quentin Tarantino wrote the screenplay for this excessively violent road picture directed by Tony Scott. Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette are excellent as lovers on the lam who … Continue reading

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September 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Henry Fool (1997)

HAL HARTLEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1997.  Shooting Gallery, True Fiction Pictures.  Screenplay by Hal Hartley.  Cinematography by Michael Spiller.Produced by Hal Hartley.  Music by Hal Hartley.  Production Design by Steve Rosenzweig.  Costume … Continue reading

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September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pineapple Express (2008)

DAVID GORDON GREEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2008.  Columbia Pictures, Relativity Media, Apatow Productions.  Story by Judd Apatow, Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Screenplay by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg.  Cinematography by Tim … Continue reading

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September 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

American Gangster (2007)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2007.  Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment, Relativity Media, Scott Free Productions, WR Universal Group.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the article The Return Of Superfly … Continue reading

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August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment