My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

RON HOWARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2018.  Lucasfilm, Walt Disney Pictures, Allison Shearmur Productions, Imagine Entertainment.  Screenplay by Jonathan Kasdan, Lawrence Kasdan, based on characters created by George Lucas.  Cinematography by Bradford … Continue reading

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June 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

J.J. ABRAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2015.  Lucasfilm, Bad Robot, Truenorth Productions.  Screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams, Michael Arndt, based on characters created by George Lucas.  Cinematography by Daniel Mindel.  Produced … Continue reading

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December 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Home Fries

BB (out of 5) A messy comedy about a fast-food restaurant employee (Drew Barrymore) who is pregnant with a married man’s child, and becomes the target of his stepsons after … Continue reading

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December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

IRVIN KERSHNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1980.  Lucasfilm.  Story by George Lucas, Screenplay by Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan.  Cinematography by Peter Suschitzky.  Produced by Gary Kurtz.  Music by John Williams.  Production Design by Norman Reynolds.  Costume … Continue reading

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October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bodyguard

BB.5 (out of 5) Whitney Houston made her feature starring debut in this middling thriller that is too shallow to be effective, but makes for brainlessly enjoyable viewing nonetheless. Kevin … Continue reading

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October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Star Wars: Return Of The Jedi

BBBB (out of 5) The weakest of the first three Star Wars movies, this one’s content was obviously influenced by the huge toy market that had been opened up by … Continue reading

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September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

French Kiss

BBBB (out of 5) Meg Ryan is happily in love with her fiance (Timothy Hutton) until she gets a call from him during his business trip to Paris that he … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wyatt Earp

BB.5 (out of 5) Bloated epic on the life of the man who cleaned up Tombstone, Arizona. Kevin Costner gives a bland performance that barely carries the three hour running time … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Grand Canyon

BBBB (out of 5) Eight years after Lawrence Kasdan caught the world’s attention with The Big Chill, he provides another tasteful and intelligent examination of a group of thirtysomething characters. … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

I Love You To Death

BB (out of 5) Tracey Ullman discovers that her pizza parlor-owning husband (Kevin Kline) has been spending time with other women when she thought he was working overtime to make … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Silverado

BBBB (out of 5) Lawrence Kasdan’s attempt to reintroduce Western lore to modern cinema goers is a successful one. This enjoyable film is a great combination of ensemble character drama … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Big Chill

BBBB (out of 5) Years after they were close in college, a group of men and women gather together to attend the funeral of one of their friends (all you … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment