My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Road House (1989)

ROWDY HERRINGTON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1989.  Silver Pictures, Star Partners II Ltd..  Story by R. Lance Hill, Screenplay by R. Lance Hill, Hilary Henkin.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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December 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)

WALTER HILL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1993.  Columbia Pictures.  Story by John Milius, Screenplay by John Milius, Larry Gross.  Cinematography by Lloyd Ahern II.  Produced by Neil … Continue reading

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June 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

School Ties

BB.5 (out of 5) In this hybrid of Gentleman’s Agreement and Beverly Hills, 90210, Brendan Fraser plays a high school student whose exceptional scholastic achievements have earned him entrance into a high-ranking … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape

BBB.5 (out of 5) Touching family drama about the young man of the title (an excellently subdued Johnny Depp) growing up in his strange family in a strange small town. … Continue reading

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September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jade (1995)

WILLIAM FRIEDKIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   B.  USA, 1995.  Paramount Pictures, Robert Evans Company.  Screenplay by Joe Eszterhas.  Cinematography by Andrzej Bartkowiak.  Produced by Gary Adelson, Craig Baumgarten, Robert Evans.  Music by James Horner.  Production Design … Continue reading

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July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mumford

BBB (out of 5) Oddball characters are the main attraction to this shy little comedy from Lawrence Kasdan that features one of his best ensemble casts. Loren Dean is appropriately … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

City Of Hope

BBB.5 (out of 5) John Sayles’ tale of urban drama is a multi-casted tale that takes place among a group of varied characters. The centre of the story revolves around … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Eight Men Out

BBBB (out of 5) John Sayles’ brilliant exposé of a very dark time in the business of baseball. Post-World War I players of the Chicago White Sox are fed up … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Matewan

BBBB.5 (out of 5) One of John Sayles’s most impressive achievements as a filmmaker is this excellent document of the 1920 coal miner’s strike of Matewan, West Virginia. Chris Cooper plays … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment