My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Meteor (1979)

RONALD NEAME Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/Hong Kong, 1979.  American International Pictures, Meteor Joint Venture, Palladium Productions, Shaw Brothers.  Story by Edmund H. North, Screenplay by Stanley Mann, Edmund … Continue reading

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May 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hollywood Homicide

BB (out of 5) Harrison Ford and Josh Hartnett play an oddly matched team of homicide detectives, both of whom also have other jobs on the side. Ford is a … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment


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

Sliver (1993)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1993.  Paramount Pictures, Robert Evans Company.  Screenplay by Joe Eszterhas, based on the novel by Ira Levin.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced by Robert Evans.  Music by Howard Shore.  Production … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Long Way Home

BBBB (out of 5) In this excellent documentary, Mark Jonathan Harris tells the story of what happened to holocaust survivors when World War II ended and the camps were liberated. … Continue reading

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September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cleopatra (1963)

BBBB (out of 5) Yes, it’s the most damnably long movie in all cinema history, but if you’re in the right frame of mind you’ll have a great time. Elizabeth … Continue reading

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September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

EdTV (1999)

RON HOWARD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1999.  Imagine Entertainment, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, based on the screenplay Louis 19, le Roi Des Ondes by Emile Gaudreault, … Continue reading

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September 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

North By Northwest (1959)

ALFRED HITCHCOCK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1959.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Ernest Lehman.  Cinematography by Robert Burks.  Produced by Alfred Hitchcock.  Music by Bernard Herrmann.  Production Design by Robert F. Boyle.  Costume Design by Harry Kress.  Film … Continue reading

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June 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Tucker: The Man And His Dream (1988)

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1988.  Lucasfilm.  Screenplay by Arnold Schulman, David Seidler.  Cinematography by Vittorio Storaro.  Produced by Fred Fuchs, Fred Roos.  Music by Jeo Jackson.  Production Design by Dean Tavoularis.  Costume … Continue reading

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June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBBB (out of 5) Tim Burton expands his inaugural short film into a delightful, charcoal-hued animated feature. A creative little boy with a desire to excel in science is something … Continue reading

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June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

The X-Files

BBB.5 (out of 5) Big-screen adaptation of the popular television show has nothing new to offer from its small screen counterpart except what a bigger budget affords. That said, it’s … Continue reading

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June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ed Wood (1994)

TIM BURTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1994.  Touchstone Pictures.  Screenplay by Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, based on the book Nightmare of Ecstasy by Rudolph Grey.  Cinematography by Stefan Czapsky. Produced by … Continue reading

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