My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Bugsy Malone (1976)

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  United Kingdom, 1976.  The Rank Organisation, Goodtimes Enterprises, Bugsy Malone Productions, National Film Finance Consortium.  Screenplay by Alan Parker.  Cinematography by Peter Biziou, Michael Seresin.  Produced by … Continue reading

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September 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Midnight Express (1978)

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA/Turkey, 1978.  Columbia Pictures, Casablanca Filmworks.  Screenplay by Oliver Stone, based on the book by Billy Hayes, William Hoffer.  Cinematography by Michael Seresin.  Produced by … Continue reading

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December 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

MATT REEVES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Canada/New Zealand, 2017.  Chernin Entertainment, River Road Entertainment, TSG Entertainment.  Screenplay by Mark Bomback, Matt Reeves, based on characters created by Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, and … Continue reading

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August 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014)

MATT REEVES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2014.  Chernin Entertainment, Ingenious Media, Soho VFX, TSG Entertainment.  Screenplay by Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, based on characters created by Rick Jaffa, Amanda … Continue reading

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July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fame (1980)

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1980.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Christopher Gore.  Cinematography by Michael Seresin.  Produced by David De Silva, Alan Marshall.  Music by Michael Gore.  Production Design by Geoffrey Kirkland.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shoot The Moon

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Family troubles are at the centre of this moderately enjoyable drama that borrows liberally from similar films like Ordinary People. Albert Finney … Continue reading

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September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Angel Heart (1987)

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/Canada/United Kingdom, 1987.  Carolco International N.V., Winkast Film Productions, Union.  Screenplay by Alan Parker, based on the novel by William Hjortsberg.  Cinematography by Michael Seresin.  Produced … Continue reading

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September 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Angela’s Ashes (1999)

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Ireland, 1999.  David Brown Productions, Dirty Hands Productions, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Laura Jones, Alan Parker, based on the book by Frank McCourt.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Life Of David Gale (2003)

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/Germany, 2003.  Universal Pictures, Intermedia Films, Dirty Hands Productions, Mikona Productions GmbH & Co. KG, Saturn Films.  Screenplay by Charles Randolph.  Cinematography by Michael Seresin.  Produced … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban

BBBB (out of 5) Year three has begun, and this time Harry Potter feels like he’s ready for anything.  After defeating You-Know-Who (twice!) he is suddenly back in the throes … Continue reading

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July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Domestic Disturbance

BB.5 (out of 5) John Travolta and wife Teri Polo have divorced amicably and without much ado regarding custody of their pre-teen son (Matt O’Leary), but the boy is still showing signs … Continue reading

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May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mercury Rising

BB.5 (out of 5) Anyone looking to spend an easy two hours with their favourite action hero will have a good time. Bruce Willis is his usual reluctant hero self, forced … Continue reading

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May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment