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

Warrior (2011)

GAVIN O’CONNOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2011.  Lionsgate, Mimran Schur Pictures, Solaris, Filmtribe.  Story by Gavin O’Connor, Cliff Dorfman, Screenplay by Gavin O’Connor, Anthony Tambakis, Cliff Dorfman. Cinematography by Masanobu … Continue reading

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June 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

All The King’s Men (2006)

STEVEN ZAILLIAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Germany/USA, 2006.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Relativity Media, Phoenix Pictures, VIP 3 Medienfonds, VIP 4 Medienfonds, Rising Star.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the novel … Continue reading

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January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dave (1993)

IVAN REITMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1993.  Warner Bros., Northern Lights Entertainment, Donner/Shuler-Donner Productions.  Screenplay by Gary Ross.  Cinematography by Adam Greenberg.  Produced by Ivan Reitman, Lauren Shuler Donner.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lions For Lambs

BB.5 (out of 5) Three stories play out simultaneously in this highly charged political drama. A university professor (Robert Redford) in California councils a student (Andrew Garfield) about his failing … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stir Of Echoes

BBB.5 (out of 5) Unfairly compared to The Sixth Sense, this low-key murder mystery is crafty and intelligent, making up in plot twists and turns and brilliant character development for … Continue reading

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October 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Mississippi Burning (1988)

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1988.  Orion Pictures.  Screenplay by Chris Gerolmo.  Cinematography by Peter Biziou.  Produced by Robert F. Colesberry, Frederick Zollo.  Music by Trevor Jones.  Production Design by Philip Harrison, … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

1492: Conquest Of Paradise (1992)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  France/Spain, 1992.  Gaumont, Légende Films, France 3 Cinéma, Due West, Cyrkfilms, Ministère de la Culture, Spanish Ministry of Culture.  Screenplay by Rose Bosch.  Cinematography by Adrian Biddle.  Produced … Continue reading

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August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment


BB.5 (out of 5) Oliver Stone, who previously directed the marvelous JFK, fails to invest this biography of president Richard Nixon’s troubled political career with the same amount of paranoid … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Godzilla (1998)

ROLAND EMMERICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Japan, 1998.  Centropolis Film Productions, Fried Films, Independent Pictures, Toho Company, TriStar Pictures.  Story by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Dean Devlin,  Roland Emmerich, Screenplay by Dean … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Snake Eyes

BBB (out of 5) Shady cop Nicolas Cage is enjoying front row seats at a boxing match when the politician sitting behind him is gunned down during the fight. Despite … Continue reading

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July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bonfire Of The Vanities (1990)

BRIAN DE PALMA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1990.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Michael Cristofer, based on the novel by Tom Wolfe.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced by Brian De Palma, Chris … Continue reading

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July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment