My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Fury (1978)

BRIAN DE PALMA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1978.  Twentieth Century Fox, Frank Yablans Presentations.  Screenplay by John Farris, based on his novel.  Cinematography by Richard H. Kline.  … Continue reading

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August 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Mummy (2017)

ALEX KURTZMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2017.  Universal Pictures, Dark Universe, Dentsu, Perfect World Pictures (Beijing), Sean Daniel Company, Secret Hideout.  Screen story by Jon Spaihts, Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet, Screenplay … Continue reading

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June 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Obsession (1976)

BRIAN DE PALMA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1976.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Yellowbird Productions.  Story by Brian De Palma, Paul Schrader, Screenplay by Paul Schrader.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced by Harry … Continue reading

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January 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mighty Joe Young

BBBB (out of 5) In this remake of the forties classic, Bill Paxton plays an L.A. Zoo animal researcher who travels to Africa and witnesses a wonder: a fifteen-foot gorilla named … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

I Love Trouble

BBB (out of 5) Julia Roberts  is obviously having a gas in this mild-mannered romantic comedy, in which she and Nick Nolte play competing reporters for different newspapers who end up … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Falling Down (1993)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  France/USA/United Kingdom, 1993.  Alcor Films, Canal+, Regency Enterprises, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Ebbe Roe Smith. Cinematography by Andrzej Bartkowiak.  Produced by Timothy Harris, Arnold Kopelson, Herschel Weingrod.  Music … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Fighting Temptations

BB (out of 5) Years after he and his mother were kicked out of their small community in Georgia because she sang ‘the devil’s music’, a flailing New York executive … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

IRVIN KERSHNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1980.  Lucasfilm.  Story by George Lucas, Screenplay by Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan.  Cinematography by Peter Suschitzky.  Produced by Gary Kurtz.  Music by John Williams.  Production Design by Norman Reynolds.  Costume … Continue reading

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October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Source Code

B.5 (out of 5) Jake Gyllenhaal wakes up on a Chicago commuter train with a girl he doesn’t know (Michelle Monaghan) who keeps calling him a name he does not recognize. … Continue reading

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October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

BBB.5 (out of 5) Teenagers have always been huge fans of this John Hughes comedy, and those who were teenagers when it was first released are still quite fond of … Continue reading

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October 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Planes, Trains And Automobiles

BBBB (out of 5) Steve Martin is trying to get home for Thanksgiving but is delayed when weather conditions force his plane to land in another state. Unable to rent a … Continue reading

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October 12, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBBB (out of 5) On the cusp of a terrific career in music, pianist Ray Charles Robinson, later to be known only by his first and middle name, defines a … Continue reading

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September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment