My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Shadow

BB.5 (out of 5) Alec Baldwin¬†plays the lead character, a superhero originally born on a famous radio program decades ago. The Shadow is a former druglord in the Far East … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

B.5 (out of 5) Uneven adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic fantasy play that will seem choppy and badly edited even to those completely unfamiliar with the original. Director Michael Lehmann has … Continue reading

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October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Snow Falling On Cedars

BB (out of 5) The most beautifully photographed film of the year next to American Beauty is unfortunately also the most vapid. Robert Richardson’s cinematography, Jeannine Oppewall’s production design and … Continue reading

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September 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

All That Jazz

BBBB (out of 5) Bob Fosse takes the cinematic spectacle of big-budget musicals and uses them to look inward, creating his own 8 1/2¬†in which Roy Scheider, as a fictionalized … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Grumpier Old Men

BBBB (out of 5) Superior sequel to the 1993 original, continuing the adventures of the two old crones (Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau), now no longer competing for Ann-Margret‘s affection since … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reds

BBBBB (out of 5) Warren Beatty‘s best film as director is this thrilling epic based on the true story of John Reed. Reed was a politically active journalist whose fascination … Continue reading

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May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment