My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Drive Angry (2011)

PATRICK LUSSIER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2011.  Summit Entertainment, Millennium Films, Michael De Luca Productions, Saturn Films.  Screenplay by Todd Farmer, Patrick Lussier.  Cinematography by Brian Pearson. Produced by Rene Besson, Michael … Continue reading

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May 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Premonition (2007)

MENNON YAPO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2007.  TriStar Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Hyde Park Entertainment, Offspring Entertainment, Brass Hat Films, L.I.F.T. Production.  Screenplay by Bill Kelly.  Cinematography by Torsten Lippstock.  Produced by Ashok Amritraj, Jennifer Gibgot, … Continue reading

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February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Big Trouble

BB (out of 5) Delayed after September 11th because it dealt with a terrorist bomb on an airplane, this film wouldn’t have been missed had it been left on the … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fair Game (1995)

BB.5 (out of 5) Cindy Crawford‘s performance in this run of the treadmill thriller can’t manage a whit of energy, playing a hard working lawyer with the world’s most hard … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

2 Fast 2 Furious

B (out of 5) Abysmal sequel to the very fun Fast And The Furious sorely lacks the tough-guy chemistry that Vin Diesel brought to the story, instead relying on the … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tigerland (2000)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.5.  USA/Germany, 2000.  Haft Entertainment, New Regency Pictures, KirchMedia, Regency Enterprises.  Screenplay by Ross Klavan, Michael McGruther.  Cinematography by Matthew Libatique.  Produced by Beau Flynn, Steven Haft, Arnon Milchan.  Music … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

12 Years A Slave (2013)

STEVE McQUEEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2013.  Regency Enterprises, River Road Entertainment, Plan B Entertainment, New Regency Pictures, Film4, Summit Entertainment.  Screenplay by John Ridley, based on the … Continue reading

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December 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Real McCoy

BB.5 (out of 5) Kim Basinger‘s excellent performance is let down every step of the way by a dull story in this flat action movie. She plays an ex-con who … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Perez Family (1995)

MIRA NAIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1995.  The Samuel Goldwyn Company.  Screenplay by Robin Swicord, based on the novel by Christine Bell.  Cinematography by Stuart Dryburgh.  Produced by Lydia Dean Pilcher, … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Miami Vice (2006)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):    BB.5.  Germany/USA, 2006.  Universal Pictures, Motion Picture ETA Produktionsgesellschaft, Forward Pass, Foqus Arte Digital, Metropolis Films.  Screenplay by Michael Mann, based on the TV … Continue reading

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November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Transporter 2

BB (out of 5) Shame about the plot: were it only for Jason Statham‘s ability to carry a film, this would be a surefire action classic, but the shoddy writing … Continue reading

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November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mad Money

B (out of 5) Diane Keaton plays an upper middle-class wife whose husband (Ted Danson) is downsized by the recession and spends months unable to get another job. Swimming in debt … Continue reading

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October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment