My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Devil’s Advocate (1997)

TAYLOR HACKFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5.  USA/Germany, 1997.  Warner Bros., Regency Enterprises, Kopelson Entertainment, Taurus Film, Monarchy Enterprises B.V..  Screenplay by Jonathan Lemkin, Tony Gilroy, based on the novel by Andrew … Continue reading

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January 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Desperately Seeking Susan

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Rosanna Arquette plays a bored New Jersey housewife who gets a little excitement in her life when she gets amnesia and accidentally falls into the personality and … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nine 1/2 Weeks (9 1/2 Weeks) (1986)

ADRIAN LYNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1986.  Producers Sales Organization, Jonesfilm, Galactic Films, Triple Ajaxxx.  Screenplay by Sarah Kernochan, Zalman King, Patricia Louisianna Knop, based on the novel by Elizabeth McNeill.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

RICHARD DONNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1998.  Warner Bros., Silver Pictures, Donner/Shuler-Donner Productions.  Story by Jonathan Lemkin, Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, Screenplay by Channing Gibson, based on characters created by Shane … Continue reading

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July 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shanghai Knights

BBB (out of 5) By now you should know the formula:  Jackie kicks ass, Owen gives the sass. There’s another exotic Asian jewel to recover, another pretty girl to save, and lots … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Cotton Club

BBBB (out of 5) Only a filmmaker of Francis Ford Coppola’s skill could make such a mess of a film into something so enjoyable. The weakly plotted screenplay intends to … Continue reading

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June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The King Of Comedy (1982)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1982.  Embassy International Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Paul D. Zimmerman.  Cinematography by Fred Schuler.  Produced by Arnon Milchan.  Music by Robbie Robertson.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kundun (1997)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1997.  De Fina-Cappa, Dune Films, Refuge Productions Inc.,  Touchstone Pictures.  Screenplay by Melissa Mathison.  Cinematography by Roger Deakins.  Produced by Barbara De Fina.  Music by Philip … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Fifth Element (1997)

LUC BESSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France, 1997.  Gaumont.  Story by Luc Besson, Screenplay by Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen.  Cinematography by Thierry Arbogast.  Produced by Patrice Ledoux.  Music by Eric Serra.  Production Design by Dan … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

No Mercy

BB.5 (out of 5) The first of two times that Richard Gere and Kim Basinger were united on screen was in this brainless drama (the second was in the brainless thriller Final … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Alice (1990)

WOODY ALLEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1990.  Orion Pictures.  Screenplay by Woody Allen.  Cinematography by Carlo Di Palma.  Produced by Robert Greenhut.  Production Design by Santo Loquasto.  Costume Design by Jeffrey Kurland.  Film Editing by Susan … Continue reading

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May 12, 2013 · Leave a comment