My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

CHUCK RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1987.  New Line Cinema, Heron Communications, Smart Egg Pictures.  Story by Wes Craven, Bruce Wagner, Screenplay by Wes Craven, Bruce Wagner, Frank Darabont, Chuck Russell, … Continue reading

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March 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Boyhood (2014)

RICHARD LINKLATER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 2014.  IFC Productions, Detour Filmproduction.  Screenplay by Richard Linklater.  Cinematography by Lee Daniel, Shane F. Kelly.  Produced by Richard Linklater, Jonathan Sehring, John Sloss, Cathleen Sutherland.  Production Design … Continue reading

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August 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stigmata (1999)

RUPERT WAINWRIGHT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1999.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, FGM Entertainment.  Story by Tom Lazarus, Screenplay by Tom Lazarus, Rick Ramage.  Cinematography by Jeffrey L. Kimball.  Produced by Frank Mancuso Jr..  Music by Elia Cmiral, Billy … Continue reading

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February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ethan Frome (1993)

JOHN MADDEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1993.  American Playhouse, British Broadcasting Corporation, Richard Price.  Screenplay by Richard Nelson, based on the novel by Edith Wharton.  Cinematography by Bobby Bukowski.  Produced by Stan … Continue reading

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November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fast Food Nation (2006)

RICHARD LINKLATER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2006.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Participant Media, HanWay Films, BBC Films, Recorded Picture Company.  Screenplay by Eric Schlosser, Richard Linklater, based on the book … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

True Romance

BB (out of 5) Quentin Tarantino wrote the screenplay for this excessively violent road picture directed by Tony Scott. Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette are excellent as lovers on the lam who … Continue reading

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September 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Goodbye, Lover

B.5 (out of 5) Lame comedy thriller that uses twists and turns in place of interesting characters and wise dialogue. Patricia Arquette plays a woman married to Dermot Mulroney but having an … Continue reading

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August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lost Highway

BBB.5 (out of 5) More psychedelia from the warped mind of David Lynch that isn’t as crafty as Blue Velvet or as brilliant as Mulholland Drive would be later on. … Continue reading

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July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBB.5 (out of 5) Delightful family film adapted from the popular novel by Louis Sachar.  Shia LaBeouf is an unlucky pre-teen whose accidental encounter with a pair of stolen running … Continue reading

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July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bringing Out The Dead

BB.5 (out of 5) Martin Scorsese returns to the harrowing themes of Taxi Driver that made him so popular twenty-odd years earlier. Nicolas Cage is mostly expressionless as a New York … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Flirting With Disaster (1996)

DAVID O. RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  USA, 1996.  Miramax.  Screenplay by David O. Russell.  Cinematography by Eric Alan Edwards.  Produced by Dean Silvers.  Music by Stephen Endelman.  Production Design by Kevin Thompson.  Costume Design by … Continue reading

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June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBB (out of 5) Matthew McConaughey and Kate Beckinsale are enjoying what seems to be a perfectly healthy relationship until they hit a big bump: she thinks she’s pregnant, and he’s … Continue reading

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June 8, 2013 · Leave a comment