My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Book Of Life (2014)

JORGE R. GUTIERREZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2014.  Reel FX Creative Studios, Twentieth Century Fox, Chatrone, Mexopolis, Twentieth Century Fox Animation.  Screenplay by Jorge R. Gutierrez, co-written by Douglas Langdale.  Produced … Continue reading

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October 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Get Shorty

BBBBB (out of 5) Flawless adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s novel about a shylock gangster (John Travolta at his coolest) who travels to Los Angeles to collect on an overdue payment … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fair Game (1995)

BB.5 (out of 5) Cindy Crawford‘s performance in this run of the treadmill thriller can’t manage a whit of energy, playing a hard working lawyer with the world’s most hard … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Clear And Present Danger (1994)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1994.  Mace Neufeld Productions, Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Donald Stewart, Steven Zaillian, John Milius, based on the novel by Tom Clancy.  Cinematography by Donald McAlpine.  Produced … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ballistic: Ecks Vs. Sever

BB (out of 5) Unimpressive action film treads all the same material covered by countless films before it. Antonio Banderas plays an embittered FBI agent who still hasn’t gotten over losing … Continue reading

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October 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jurassic Park (1993)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 1993.  Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment.  Screenplay by Michael Crichton, David Koepp, based on the novel by Michael Crichton.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by Kathleen Kennedy, … Continue reading

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September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nine Lives

BBB (out of 5) Rodrigo Garcia follows Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Her with another multifaceted look at the lives of various women. It presents nine scenes … Continue reading

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August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Her

BBBB (out of 5) Excellent ensemble piece takes a look at the private moments in the everyday lives of seven completely different and fascinating women. Woven loosely together but completely … Continue reading

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August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

White Sands (1992)

ROGER DONALDSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1992.  Morgan Creek Entertainment Group.  Screenplay by Daniel Pyne.  Cinematography by Peter Menzies Jr..  Produced by Scott Rudin, William Sackheim.  Music by Patrick O’Hearn.  Production Design by John … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Crew

BBB (out of 5) Diverting geriatric comedy about aging gangsters that was penned by one of the original writers of the hit television show The Golden Girls.  The guys get … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blow

BB.5 (out of 5) For anyone who can’t afford to rent all of GoodFellas, Boogie Nights, Casino and Traffic, this film liberally steals from all of them and combines them … Continue reading

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July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jungle Fever (1991)

SPIKE LEE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1991.  Universal Pictures, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks.  Screenplay by Spike Lee.  Cinematography by Ernest R. Dickerson.  Produced by Spike Lee.  Music by Terence Blanchard.  Production Design by Wynn … Continue reading

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July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment