My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Hard Target (1993)

JOHN WOO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1993.  Universal Pictures, Alphaville Films, Renaissance Pictures, S & R Productions.  Screenplay by Chuck Pfarrer.  Cinematography by Russell Carpenter.  Produced by Sean Daniel, James Jacks.  Music by … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Powder

BB (out of 5) Professor Jeff Goldblum discovers a family with a secret: a young, hairless teenager (Sean Patrick Flanery) with extremely white skin, advanced intelligence and strange abilities to … Continue reading

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January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Quick And The Dead

BB.5 (out of 5) Sharon Stone has a great time parading around this western as a stranger who walks into a dusty old town in the Wild Wild West in search … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jennifer Eight (1992)

BRUCE ROBINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1992.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Bruce Robinson.  Cinematography by Conrad L. Hall.  Produced by Gary Lucchesi, David Wimbury.  Music by Christopher Young.  Production Design by Richard Macdonald.  Costume … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jagged Edge

BBB.5 (out of 5) While this film doesn’t offer a murder mystery much different from any popular paperback novel, the experience of going through the colour-by-numbers plot is fun.   … Continue reading

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September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Color Of Night

B (out of 5) Laughably bad sex thriller stars Bruce Willis as a psychiatrist left blind to the colour red after one of his more unstable patients commits suicide in front … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Right Stuff

BBBBB (out of 5) With the Soviets leading the race into the outer reaches of the universe, the American government puts pressure on its space program to get a crew … Continue reading

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August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dog Day Afternoon

BBBBB (out of 5) Brilliant film version of the real-life events surrounding Brooklyn resident Sonny Wortzik, who tries with his pals to rob a bank to pay for his boyfriend’s … Continue reading

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July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Critics and audiences alike wondered how Steven Spielberg would follow the phenomenal success of Jaws, and he did it with this milestone science-fiction film.  Richard Dreyfuss … Continue reading

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June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Alien 3 (1992)

DAVID FINCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1992.  Twentieth Century Fox, Brandywine Productions.  Story by Vincent Ward, Screenplay by David Giler, Walter Hill, Larry Ferguson, based on characters created by Dan … Continue reading

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June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Aliens

BBBBB (out of 5) A masterful combination of science-fiction, horror and action, not to mention family drama, this James Cameron classic is a textbook example of Hollywood filmmaking as both entertainment … Continue reading

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June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Terminator

BBBBB (out of 5) Fans of James Cameron’s later, more expensive extravangazas will be thrilled to know that the talent was there from the start. A winning combination of tech … Continue reading

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June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment