My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The General’s Daughter (1999)

SIMON WEST Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/Germany, 1999.  Paramount Pictures, Neufeld Rehme Productions, MFP Munich Film Partners GmbH & Company I. Produktions KG, Hollywood Licensing Group, Mace Neufeld Productions.  Screenplay by Christopher … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Mirror Has Two Faces

BBB (out of 5) Barbra Streisand spends two and a half hours trying to get Jeff Bridges to tell her she’s pretty. Should we care?  Actually, it’s a passable movie, easily enjoyable … Continue reading

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January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Unbreakable

BB.5 (out of 5) M. Night Shyamalan must have thought the intensity in his previous classic thriller The Sixth Sense was the result of having everyone speak in a low hush … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Hunted (2003)

WILLIAM FRIEDKIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2003.  Lakeshore Entertainment, Alphaville Films.  Screenplay by David Griffiths, Peter Griffiths, Art Monterastelli. Cinematography by Caleb Deschanel.  Produced by Richard Hawley, James Jacks, Ricardo Mestres.  Music … Continue reading

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July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beautiful

BB.5 (out of 5)Field makes a middling directorial debut with this distracting comedy about an obsessive beauty pageant contestant (Minnie Driver) who wants to be Miss Universe badly enough to … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

As Good As It Gets

BBBBB (out of 5) Jack Nicholson is an anti-everything curmudgeon who finds a kindred spirit in emotionally battered waitress Helen Hunt; Greg Kinnear is a lonely painter in Nicholson’s building who is befriended … Continue reading

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June 8, 2013 · Leave a comment