My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Spitfire Grill (1996)

LEE DAVID ZLOTOFF Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1996.  Castle Rock Entertainment, Gregory Productions, The Mendocino Corporation.  Screenplay by Lee David Zlotoff.  Cinematography by Robert Draper.  Produced by Forrest Murray.  Music by James Horner.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cradle Will Rock

BBBB (out of 5) Excellent ensemble comedy about the real life Red Scare events surrounding the birth and quick disappearance of the Federal Theatre Program in the 1930s, a program … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

BB (out of 5) Idiotic sequel to Jim Carrey‘s first blockbuster hit suffers from less of the abstract jokes that made the first installment so funny, and more emphasis on … Continue reading

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October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sid And Nancy

BBB.5 (out of 5) One of the most famous romances in rock history, the relationship between The Sex Pistols’ Sid Vicious and the New York punk scene’s luminary Nancy Spungen … Continue reading

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July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Iron Giant (1999)

BRAD BIRD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1999.  Warner Bros., Warner Bros. Animation, Warner Bros. Feature Animation.  Story by Brad Bird, Screenplay by Tim McCanlies, based on the book by Ted … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ed Wood (1994)

TIM BURTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1994.  Touchstone Pictures.  Screenplay by Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, based on the book Nightmare of Ecstasy by Rudolph Grey.  Cinematography by Stefan Czapsky. Produced by … Continue reading

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May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Being John Malkovich

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Brilliant comedy that sets audience expectation on its ear. An office temp (John Cusack) finds a portal in his filing room that leads into the mind … Continue reading

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May 16, 2013 · Leave a comment