My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Devil’s Advocate (1997)

TAYLOR HACKFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5.  USA/Germany, 1997.  Warner Bros., Regency Enterprises, Kopelson Entertainment, Taurus Film, Monarchy Enterprises B.V..  Screenplay by Jonathan Lemkin, Tony Gilroy, based on the novel by Andrew … Continue reading

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January 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Comedian (2016)

TAYLOR HACKFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2016.  Cinelou Films, Linson Entertainment, Anvil Films, Mad Riot Entertainment.  Story by Art Linson, Screenplay by Art Linson, Jeffrey Ross, Richard LaGravenese, Lewis Friedman.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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February 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

SIMON WEST Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/United Kingdom/Japan/Germany, 2001.  Paramount Pictures, Mutual Film Company, British Broadcasting Corporation, Lawrence Gordon Productions, Marubeni, Eidos Interactive, KFP Produktions GmbH & Co. KG, Tele München … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Monkeybone

BB (out of 5) Painfully unfunny comedy about a disenchanted cartoon artist (Brendan Fraser) who goes into a coma following a car accident and descends into an animated world of … 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

Weird Science

BBB.5 (out of 5) Two teenage geeks (Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith) grow tired of being the butt of all jokes at school, deciding to take their frustration to their … Continue reading

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October 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pacific Heights (1990)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1990.  Morgan Creek Entertainment Group.  Screenplay by Daniel Pyne.  Cinematography by Amir Mokri.  Produced by Scott Rudin, William Sackheim.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Neil Spisak.  Costume Design by Bridget … Continue reading

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September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Parker

0 (out of 5) Jason Statham pulls off a smooth heist with three cohorts, robbing the Ohio State Fair of millions of dollars. During the getaway his partners pull a fast … Continue reading

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September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dolores Claiborne

BBBB.5 (out of 5) One of Stephen King’s most fascinating stories is this drama about the turbulent relationship between aging Maine widow Dolores Claiborne (Kathy Bates) and her estranged journalist … Continue reading

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September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Running Man

BBB (out of 5) Enjoyable sci-fi action flick has Arnold Schwarzenegger doing what he does best, flexing his muscles. He plays a wrongly convicted police officer who is sentenced to … Continue reading

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August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Abandon

BBB (out of 5) From among the pool of films aimed at teen audiences, this dark thriller rests comfortably above the average. It stars KittyKat Holmes as a cute, warm … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Soldier’s Story (1984)

NORMAN JEWISON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1984.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Caldix.  Screenplay by Charles Fuller, based on his play A Soldier’s Play.  Cinematography by Russell Boyd.  Produced by Norman Jewison, Patrick J. Palmer, … Continue reading

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July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment