My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Punchline

BBB (out of 5) Sally Field gives a spirited performance as a bored housewife who realizes that her observations on suburban living make for great standup fare. She pursues a career … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Intersection

B (out of 5) In the middle of a possibly fatal car crash, Richard Gere contemplates the two women in his life, a sexless marriage to Sharon Stone and a loveless affair … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

For The Boys

BBB.5 (out of 5) An unstoppable Bette Midler is the main reason to watch this above-average soap opera about a singing team who tour three American wars entertaining soldiers everywhere. As … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The River (1984)

BBBB (out of 5) The life of a rural family and their trials and tribulations are captured in this wonderful film that rises above soap opera trappings through steady performances … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Rose

BBBB (out of 5) Thinly veiled biography of Janis Joplin is also the screen debut of the marvelous Bette Midler. She plays a tough-talking, fast-living rock singer whose combination of … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Havana

BB.5 (out of 5) Modern reworking of Casablanca suffers from a complete lack of energy from both its director or its star. Robert Redford is a dud as an American in … Continue reading

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August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Long Goodbye (1973)

ROBERT ALTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1973.  Lion’s Gate Films.  Screenplay by Leigh Brackett, based on the novel by Raymond Chandler.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced by Jerry Bick.  Music by … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment