My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Disaster Artist (2017)

JAMES FRANCO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2017.  Good Universe, New Line Cinema, Point Grey Pictures, RabbitBandini Productions, Ramona Films, RatPac-Dune Entertainment.  Screenplay by Scott Neudstadter, Michael H. Weber, based on the … Continue reading

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December 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fear City (1984)

ABEL FERRARA Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.5.  USA, 1984.  Twentieth Century Fox, Zupnik-Curtis Enterprises, Rebecca Productions, Castle Hill Productions.  Screenplay by Nicholas St. John.  Cinematography by James Lemmo.  Produced by Bruce Cohn … Continue reading

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March 30, 2016 · Leave a comment


BB.5 (out of 5) More teen angst, served up bitter and frank. An excellent Dominique Swain stars as a private school girl who wants social acceptance so bad that she turns … Continue reading

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February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cecil B. Demented

BB (out of 5) Pompous and tiring film by John Waters that attempts to glorify the independent film scene at the expense of mainstream Hollywood cinema. While some of Waters’ … Continue reading

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February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Two Much (1996)

FERNANDO TRUEBA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Spain/USA, 1996.  Fernando Trueba Producciones Cinematográficas, Interscope Communications, Lolafilms, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Sociedad General de Televisión, Touchstone Pictures.  Screenplay by Fernando Trueba, David Trueba, … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment


BB (out of 5) Throwaway straight-to-video thriller/heist movie stars a tired-looking Melanie Griffith as a reformed bad girl living a newly straight life in Paris. She also has a handsome young … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Shining Through

BBB.5 (out of 5) This war drama provides a thrilling look back to the more innocent spy movies of the forties, and it’s possible that this pie-eyed attitude about it … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment