My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Sneakers (1992)

PHIL ALDEN ROBINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1992.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Phil Alden Robinson, Lawrence Lasker, Walter F. Parkes.  Cinematography by John Lindley.  Produced by Lawrence Lasker, Walter F. Parkes.  Music by James … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Donnie Darko

BBBB (out of 5) Donnie Darko (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a troubled teen in therapy who keeps seeing visions of a giant man with a rabbit’s head telling him to create … Continue reading

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October 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Independence Day (1996)

ROLAND EMMERICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1996.  Twentieth Century Fox, Centropolis Film Productions.  Screenplay by Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich.  Cinematography by Karl Walter Lindenlaub.  Produced by Dean Devlin. Music by … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Grand Canyon

BBBB (out of 5) Eight years after Lawrence Kasdan caught the world’s attention with The Big Chill, he provides another tasteful and intelligent examination of a group of thirtysomething characters. … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mumford

BBB (out of 5) Oddball characters are the main attraction to this shy little comedy from Lawrence Kasdan that features one of his best ensemble casts. Loren Dean is appropriately … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dances With Wolves

BBBBB (out of 5) It’s been decades since a glorious western has lit up the big screen, and this one manages to do it beautifully. Kevin Costner plays a weary Civil … Continue reading

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July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Passion Fish

BBBBB (out of 5) John Sayles’ masterpiece is this brilliant two-character drama that you wish could go on forever. After she is paralyzed from the waist down in an auto … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Matewan

BBBB.5 (out of 5) One of John Sayles’s most impressive achievements as a filmmaker is this excellent document of the 1920 coal miner’s strike of Matewan, West Virginia. Chris Cooper plays … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Margin Call (2011)

J.C. CHANDOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2011.  Before The Door Pictures, Benaroya Pictures, Washington Square Films, Untitled Entertainment, Rose Pictures.  Screenplay by J.C. Chandor.  Cinematography by Frank G. DeMarco.  Produced by … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment