My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Beautiful Creatures (2013)

RICHARD LaGRAVENESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 2013.  Alcon Entertainment, Belle Pictures, Warner Bros. Entertainment.  Screenplay by Richard LaGravenese, based on the novel by Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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April 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Drive Angry (2011)

PATRICK LUSSIER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2011.  Summit Entertainment, Millennium Films, Michael De Luca Productions, Saturn Films.  Screenplay by Todd Farmer, Patrick Lussier.  Cinematography by Brian Pearson. Produced by Rene Besson, Michael … Continue reading

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May 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Cell (2000)

TARSEM SINGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/Germany, 2000.  New Line Cinema, Caro-McLeod, RadicalMedia, Katira Productions GmbH & Co. KG.  Screenplay by Mark Protosevich.  Cinematography by Paul Laufer.  Produced by Julio Caro, Eric McLeod.  Music by Howard … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Leaves Of Grass

BB (out of 5) Classics professor Edward Norton has worked hard to make himself the foremost scholar on ancient Greek philosophy, so much so that top Ivy League schools are … Continue reading

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November 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

ADRIAN LYNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1990.  Carolco Pictures.  Screenplay by Bruce Joel Rubin.  Cinematography by Jeffrey L. Kimball.  Produced by Alan Marshall.  Music by Maurice Jarre.  Production Design by Brian Morris.  Costume Design by Ellen … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Trapped

BB (out of 5) It’s Kidnap By Numbers in this humdrum thriller that never has a single scary moment. Charlize Theron plays Alpha Mother Victim, a woman whose sickeningly sweet daughter … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Identity (2003)

JAMES MANGOLD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2003.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Konrad Pictures.  Screenplay by Michael Cooney.  Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by Cathy Konrad.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by Mark Friedberg.  Costume … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Constantine (2005)

FRANCIS LAWRENCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/Germany, 2005.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, DC Comics, Lonely Film Productions GmbH & Co. KG., Donners’ Company, Branded Entertainment/Batfilm Productions, Weed Road … Continue reading

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November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nurse Betty

BBBB (out of 5) Renee Zellweger is brilliant as a young waitress married to a bum of a car dealer who witnesses hit men murdering her husband in her kitchen, and … Continue reading

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October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shy People

BBB.5 (out of 5) Jill Clayburgh is superb as a magazine reporter who decides to travel to Louisiana’s back of beyond in search of distant relatives whom she has never met … Continue reading

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October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Monster (2003)

PATTY JENKINS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/Germany, 2003.  Media 8 Entertainment, Newmarket Films, DEJ Productions, K/W Productions, Denver and Delilah Productions, VIP 2 Medienfonds, MDP Worldwide.  Screenplay by Patty Jenkins.  Cinematography by Steven Bernstein.  Produced … Continue reading

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October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Angel Heart (1987)

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/Canada/United Kingdom, 1987.  Carolco International N.V., Winkast Film Productions, Union.  Screenplay by Alan Parker, based on the novel by William Hjortsberg.  Cinematography by Michael Seresin.  Produced … Continue reading

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September 19, 2013 · 1 Comment