My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Frozen II (2019)

CHRIS BUCK, JENNIFER LEE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2019.  Walt Disney Animation Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck, Marc Smith, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, … Continue reading

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November 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Pecker (1998)

JOHN WATERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1998.  Polar Entertainment.  Screenplay by John Waters.  Cinematography by Robert M. Stevens.  Produced by John Fiedler, Mark Tarlov.  Music by Stewart Copeland.  Production Design by Vincent Perani.  Costume Design by … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Mrs. Parker And The Vicious Circle

BBBB (out of 5) Alan Rudolph, the mini-Robert Altman, comes up with a formless foray into the world of Dorothy Parker (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the Algonquin set of New … Continue reading

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January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Shy People

BBB.5 (out of 5) Jill Clayburgh is superb as a magazine reporter who decides to travel to Louisiana’s back of beyond in search of distant relatives whom she has never met … Continue reading

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October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Last Summer In The Hamptons

BBBB.5 (out of 5) I love this carefree, intelligently written and directed film by independent filmmaker Henry Jaglom. A Hollywood actress (Victoria Foyt, Jaglom’s real-life wife and co-writer of the … Continue reading

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October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

I Shot Andy Warhol

BB (out of 5) Lili Taylor‘s performance as Valerie Solanas starts out riveting and soon grows tiresome, as does this film.  It chronicles Solanas’ unstable life up until her date … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Parenthood (1989)

RON HOWARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.5.  USA, 1989.  Imagine Entertainment, Universal Pictures.  Story by Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Ron Howard, Screenplay by Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel.  Cinematography by Donald McAlpine.  Produced by … Continue reading

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September 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

200 Cigarettes

BBB (out of 5) Charming, breezy movie about a group of youngsters trying to find a party in downtown Manhattan on New Year’s Eve in the 80s. Paul Rudd and … Continue reading

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August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Running On Empty

BBBB.5 (out of 5) One of the most emotionally heartfelt films of the decade, this excellent drama never succumbs to manipulation to rope you in. Judd Hirsch and Christine Lahti play a … Continue reading

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July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Goonies (1985)

RICHARD DONNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1985.  Warner Bros., Amblin Entertainment.  Story by Steven Spielberg, Screenplay by Chris Columbus.  Cinematography by Nick McLean.  Produced by Harvey Bernhard, Richard Donner.  Music by Dave Grusin.  Production … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beautiful Girls

BB.5 (out of 5) A giant cast of appealing actors do a lot for this odd but enjoyable film. Timothy Hutton returns to his hometown for the first time in … Continue reading

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July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Searching For Debra Winger

BBB.5 (out of 5) Alternately fascinating and disappointingly shallow, this terrific concept has Rosanna Arquette interviewing successful women in Hollywood about being female in the male-dominated movie business. Her inspiration was … Continue reading

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May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment