My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Irishman (2019)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  USA, 2019.  Fábrica de Cine, STX Entertainment, Sikelia Productions, Tribeca Productions.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the book by Charles Brandt.  … Continue reading

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November 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Body Parts (1991)

ERIC RED Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1991.  Vista Street Entertainment.  Screen story by Patricia Herskovic, Joyce Taylor, Screenplay by Eric Red, Norman Snider, based on the novel Et mon tout est … Continue reading

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April 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Civil Action (1998)

STEVEN ZAILLIAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1998.  Touchstone Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Wildwood Enterprises, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the book by Jonathan Harr.  Cinematography by Conrad L. Hall.  Produced … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Grudge Match

BBBB (out of 5) It’s not all that surprising to see two Hollywood old-timers poking fun at their own mythologies, but the sportsmanship with which it is done here makes … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dream Lover

BB (out of 5) James Spader meets Mädchen Amick, has great sex with her, and eventually they get married. He believes he’s finally met the woman of his dreams after his last … Continue reading

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November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Daredevil

BB.5 (out of 5) After a little boy is blinded by toxic chemicals during a freak accident, he finds that his remaining sense of hearing is so strong that sound … Continue reading

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October 19, 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

Drowning Mona

B (out of 5) Very unfunny comedy about the murder of a woman whom everybody in the town has completely hated for years. Bette Midler as the foul-mouthed victim of … Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tombstone

BBBB (out of 5) The disappointment of Lawrence Kasdan’s bloated, self-important Wyatt Earp is well made up for in this exciting Western. Rather than trying to inject any kind of … Continue reading

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July 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

Crazy In Alabama

BBB.5 (out of 5) Melanie Griffith is absolutely wonderful in this offbeat comedy directed by first-timer Antonio Banderas. She plays a free-spirited woman who rids herself from her abusive husband by … Continue reading

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May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cool World

B (out of 5) Gabriel Byrne plays a comic book artist whose little world of ‘doodles’ and ‘humanoids’ turns out to actually exist! After a scientist finds a way to bridge … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment