My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Driver (1978)

WALTER HILL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1978.  EMI Films, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Walter Hill.  Cinematography by Philip H. Lathrop.  Produced by Lawrence Gordon.  Music by … Continue reading

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October 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Other Side of the Wind (2018)

ORSON WELLES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  France/Iran/USA, 2018.  Royal Road Entertainment, Les Films de l’Astrophore, SACI, Americas Film Conservancy.  Screenplay by Oja Kodar, Orson Welles.  Cinematography by Gary Graver.  Produced by Frank Marshall, … Continue reading

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November 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)

J.A. BAYONA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2018.  Amblin Entertainment, Legendary Entertainment, Perfect World Pictures, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Derek Connolly, Colin Trevorrow, based on characters created by Michael Crichton.  Cinematography by Oscar … Continue reading

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August 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dreamscape (1984)

JOSEPH RUBEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB. USA, 1984.  Zupnik-Curtis Enterprises, Bella Productions, Chevy Chase Films, Weintraub Entertainment Group.  Story by David Loughery, Screenplay by David Loughery, Chuck Russell, Joseph Ruben.  Cinematography by Brian Tufano.  Produced … Continue reading

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July 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Escape From L.A. (1996)

JOHN CARPENTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1996.  Paramount Pictures, Rysher Entertainment.  Story by John Carpenter, Nick Castle, Screenplay by John Carpenter, Debra Hill, Kurt Russell.  Cinematography by Gary B. Kibbe.  Produced by Debra Hill, Kurt … Continue reading

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March 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hail, Caesar! (2016)

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2016.  Universal Pictures, Working Title Films, Mike Zoss Productions, Dentsu, Fuji Television Network.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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February 18, 2016 · Leave a comment


BBB.5 (out of 5) What do an abandoned horse jockey, a grieving millionaire car manufacturer and an unemployed horse whisperer have in common? Fate, for it seems that it will … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment


BB (out of 5) Michael Crichton’s horror novel has reached the big screen with exceptionally unimpressive results. A team composed of army brass and scientists are sent to the jungles … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBBB (out of 5) For writer Charlie Kaufman, the line between reality and fiction is a blurry, obscure dream that often escapes his grasp; his contribution to Spike Jonze’s latest … Continue reading

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October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mommie Dearest (1981)

FRANK PERRY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1981.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Frank Yablans, Frank Perry, Tracy Hotchner, Robert Getchell, based on the book by Christina Crawford.  Cinematography by Paul Lohmann.  Produced … Continue reading

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September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sunset (1988)

BLAKE EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1988.  Cecchi Gori Group Tiger Cinematografica, Hudson Hawk Films Ltd., ML Delphi Premier Productions,  The Blake Edwards Company, TriStar Pictures.  Story by Rod … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Dante’s Peak

BBB.5 (out of 5) Pure Hollywood fluff, this disaster film about a volcano erupting in a town that has been declared by the President as the ‘Second Best Place to Live … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment