My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Flashdance (1983)

ADRIAN LYNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1983.  Paramount Pictures, Polygram Filmed Entertainment, Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films.  Story by Thomas Hedley Jr., Screenplay by Thomas Hedley Jr., Joe Eszterhas.  Cinematography by Donald Peterman.  Produced … Continue reading

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March 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

American Dreamer (1984)

RICK ROSENTHAL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1984.  CBS Theatrical Films.  Story by Ann Biderman, Screenplay by David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf.  Cinematography by Jan de Bont, Giuseppe Rotunno.  Produced by Doug Chapin.  Music by Lewis … Continue reading

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January 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

RIAN JOHNSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2017.  Lucasfilm, Ram Bergman Productions, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Rian Johnson, based on characters created by George Lucas.  Cinematography by Steve Yedlin.  Produced by Ram Bergman, … Continue reading

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December 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

J.J. ABRAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2015.  Lucasfilm, Bad Robot, Truenorth Productions.  Screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams, Michael Arndt, based on characters created by George Lucas.  Cinematography by Daniel Mindel.  Produced … Continue reading

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December 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Winter’s Tale (2014)

AKIVA GOLDSMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.  USA, 2014.  Village Roadshow Pictures, Warner Bros., Weed Road Pictures.  Screenplay by Akiva Goldsman, based on the novel by Mark Helprin.  Cinematography by Caleb Deschanel. Produced … Continue reading

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January 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Keeping The Faith

BBB.5 (out of 5) Colourful romantic comedy about the stylish woman (Jenna Elfman) who causes a rift between a rabbi (Ben Stiller) and his Catholic priest best friend (Edward Norton), … Continue reading

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November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Clue

BB.5 (out of 5) Flat comedy-mystery that takes its inspiration from the popular Parker Brothers board game. A disparate group of individuals are gathered into the home of a millionaire … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Miami Vice (2006)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):    BB.5.  Germany/USA, 2006.  Universal Pictures, Motion Picture ETA Produktionsgesellschaft, Forward Pass, Foqus Arte Digital, Metropolis Films.  Screenplay by Michael Mann, based on the TV … Continue reading

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November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Trapped

BB (out of 5) It’s Kidnap By Numbers in this humdrum thriller that never has a single scary moment. Charlize Theron plays Alpha Mother Victim, a woman whose sickeningly sweet daughter … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mr. And Mrs. Smith (2005)

DOUG LIMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2005.  Regency Enterprises, New Regency Pictures, Summit Entertainment, Weed Road Pictures, Epsilon Motion Pictures.  Screenplay by Simon Kinberg.  Cinematography by Bojan Bazelli.   Produced by Lucas … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

I Am Legend (2007)

FRANCIS LAWRENCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2007.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, Weed Road Pictures, Overbrook Entertainment.  Screenplay by Mark Protosevich, Akiva Goldsman, from the 1971 screenplay The Omega … Continue reading

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November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Curly Sue

B (out of 5) James Belushi is unemployed and a father who, along with his precocious little girl, turns to con artistry to get by. When he and the tyke fake … Continue reading

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October 12, 2013 · Leave a comment