My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves

BBBB (out of 5) Even the simplest of history buffs can point out the many inaccuracies and inconsistencies in this rousing film adventure, starting with the decidedly non-British performance by … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The January Man

BB (out of 5) An all-star cast can’t save this incredibly dull mystery-comedy. Kevin Kline, who can never manage to save bad material, plays an ex-cop who was pushed off … Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Consenting Adults (1992)

ALAN J. PAKULA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.  USA, 1992.  Hollywood Pictures, Touchwood Pacific Partners, Permut Presentations.  Screenplay by Matthew Chapman.  Cinematography by Stephen Goldblatt.  Produced by Alan J. Pakula, David Permut.  Music by … Continue reading

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August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Life So Far

BBB (out of 5) Sweet little film about a young Scottish boy growing up in his family castle with an assortment of wacky relatives. From his straight-laced inventor father (Colin Firth), … Continue reading

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August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

White Sands (1992)

ROGER DONALDSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1992.  Morgan Creek Entertainment Group.  Screenplay by Daniel Pyne.  Cinematography by Peter Menzies Jr..  Produced by Scott Rudin, William Sackheim.  Music by Patrick O’Hearn.  Production Design by John … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Scarface (1983)

BRIAN DE PALMA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1983.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Oliver Stone, based on the screenplay by Howard Hawks, Ben Hecht and the novel by Armitage Trail.  Cinematography by John A. … Continue reading

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July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Color Of Money (1986)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1986.  Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners II.  Screenplay by Richard Price, based on the novel by Walter Tevis.  Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus.  Produced by Irving Axelrad, … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The King Of Comedy (1982)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1982.  Embassy International Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Paul D. Zimmerman.  Cinematography by Fred Schuler.  Produced by Arnon Milchan.  Music by Robbie Robertson.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Limbo (1999)

JOHN SAYLES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1999.  Green/Renzi.  Screenplay by John Sayles.  Cinematography by Haskell Wexler.  Produced by Maggie Renzi.  Music by Mason Daring.  Production Design by Gemma Jackson.  Costume Design by Shay Cunliffe.  Film … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Abyss

BBBBB (out of 5) Ed Harris leads a team of oceanic miners who spend their days drilling for oil deep below sea level. When a nuclear submarine is destroyed by unknown … Continue reading

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June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Perfect Storm

BB (out of 5) George Clooney leads a great cast in this true story of a fisherman whose tiny boat gets caught in the storm of the century. Wolfgang Petersen … Continue reading

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June 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Class Action

BBB.5 (out of 5) Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio disappoints her lawyer father (Gene Hackman) when she abandons the ground-level justice-fighting private practice that he has been doing for years and joins a … Continue reading

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May 21, 2013 · Leave a comment