My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Last Holiday (2006)

WAYNE WANG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2006.  Last Holiday Productions, Paramount Pictures, ImageMovers, Laurence Mark Productions, The Paperback Company Films, Stillking Films.  Screenplay by Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman, based … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Grudge Match

BBBB (out of 5) It’s not all that surprising to see two Hollywood old-timers poking fun at their own mythologies, but the sportsmanship with which it is done here makes … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wildcats (1986)

MICHAEL RITCHIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1986.  Hawn / Sylbert Movie Company, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Ezra Sacks.  Cinematography by Donald E. Thorin. Produced by Anthea Sylbert.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design … Continue reading

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December 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Charlie’s Angels

BBB.5 (out of 5) You’re not likely to have more fun at the movies than seeing this excellent update of the popular late-seventies television show.  Drew Barrymore produces and leads a … Continue reading

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November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kingdom Come

BB (out of 5) Even for a comedy about death this one feels awfully glum. Whoopi Goldberg plays the matriarch of an extended family whose members turn inside out when their … Continue reading

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November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Toys (1992)

BARRY LEVINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1992.  Baltimore Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Valerie Curtin, Barry Levinson.  Cinematography by Adam Greenberg.  Produced by Mark Johnson, Barry Levinson. Music by Trevor Horn, Hans … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

S.W.A.T.

BB (out of 5) Colin Farrell is once again furrowing his eyebrows in the name of action heroism.  If it’s possible, however, this humdrum action film is less inspired and less … Continue reading

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October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Deep Blue Sea

BBB (out of 5) Hilarious horror movie about a research laboratory in the middle of the ocean that is studying Mako sharks with genetically augmented brains for Alzheimer’s research purposes. … Continue reading

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September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Any Given Sunday

BB (out of 5) Al Pacino plays the disgruntled, aging coach of a troubled football team owned by a tough-as-nails, monstrously evil woman (well, aren’t they all, Mr. Stone) who thinks … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rollerball (2002)

B.5 (out of 5) The second time that John McTiernan has remade a Norman Jewison film hasn’t been nearly as succesful as the first (see The Thomas Crown Affair). Edited … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment