My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Terminator: Genisys (2015)

ALAN TAYLOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 2015.  Paramount Pictures, Skydance Media.  Screenplay by Laeta Kalogridis, Patrick Lussier, based on characters created by James Cameron, Gale Anne Hurd.  … Continue reading

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November 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Wind River (2017)

TAYLOR SHERIDAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/Canada/USA, 2017.   Acacia Filmed Entertainment, Film 44, Ingenious Media, Savvy Media Holdings, Star Thrower Entertainment, Synergics Films, Thunder Road Pictures, Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana, Voltage … Continue reading

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September 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Face/Off (1997)

JOHN WOO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1997.  Permut Presentations, Touchstone Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Douglas/Reuther Productions, WCG Entertainment Productions.  Screenplay by Mike Werb, Michael Colleary.  Cinematography by Oliver Wood.  Produced by Terence Chang, Christopher Godsick, … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Gift

BBB (out of 5) Cate Blanchett is excellent as a medium in a small town who has terrifying visions of the town’s recent murder victim (Katie Holmes) and is given clues … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

For Love Of The Game

BB.5 (out of 5) Moody love story that is a complete reversal from Sam Raimi’s usual array of horror and suspense films.  Kevin Costner plays an ageing baseball player who … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spider-Man 2

BBBB.5 (out of 5) It’s been two years since Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) was bitten by a radioactive spider and turned into the Manhattan superhero Spider-Man, and he’s still spinning webs … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spider-Man 3

BB.5 (out of 5) After the enjoyable opening and the superb second act, it’s a shame that the third installment of the popular franchise would land with such a thud. … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spider-Man

BBB.5 (out of 5) Another comic book superhero finds his way to the big screen in this amiable high-flying adventure. Perpetually adorable Tobey Maguire plays Peter Parker, a geeky high-school student … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The January Man

BB (out of 5) An all-star cast can’t save this incredibly dull mystery-comedy. Kevin Kline, who can never manage to save bad material, plays an ex-cop who was pushed off … Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Trip To Bountiful

BBB.5 (out of 5) Sweet, simple tale that is basically a one-woman showpiece for Geraldine Page. She’s thrilling as an aging woman who gets on a bus in order to … Continue reading

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November 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Heat (1995)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1995.  Warner Bros., Regency Enterprises, Forward Pass, Art Linson Productions, Monarchy Enterprises B.V..  Screenplay by Michael Mann.  Cinematography by Dante Spinotti.  Produced by Art Linson, Michael … Continue reading

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November 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

Disclosure

BB.5 (out of 5) Michael Douglas is once again the bitch-magnet in this foray into misogyny and what it does to the corporate man. He plays an important executive at a … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment