My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Lucky Lady (1975)

STANLEY DONEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1975.  Gruskoff/Venture Films.  Screenplay by Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz.  Cinematography by Geoffrey Unsworth.  Produced by Michael Gruskoff.  Music by Ralph Burns.  Production Design by John Barry. Costume Design by … Continue reading

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February 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Muppets Take Manhattan

BBBB (out of 5) The Muppets are back, and this adventure is just as delightful as the previous ones. The cute and adorable puppet-marionettes have decided to stage their own … Continue reading

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December 2, 2013 · 2 Comments

Pennies From Heaven (1981)

HERBERT ROSS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1981.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, SLM Production Group, Hera Productions.  Screenplay by Dennis Potter, based on his original material.  Cinematography by Gordon Willis. Produced by Nora Kaye, Herbert … Continue reading

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August 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Star 80

BBBB (out of 5) The tragic story of Playboy centerfold Dorothy Stratton is told through fictional interviews and dramatic recreations in this film by Bob Fosse. Mariel Hemingway is compelling … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

All That Jazz

BBBB (out of 5) Bob Fosse takes the cinematic spectacle of big-budget musicals and uses them to look inward, creating his own 8 1/2 in which Roy Scheider, as a fictionalized … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lenny

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Bob Fosse’s third film and first non-musical is a fascinating, unflinching look at the life and career of controversial comedian Lenny Bruce.  Dustin Hoffman is effective … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

New York, New York (1977)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1977.  Chartoff-Winkler Productions.  Story by Earl Mac Rauch, Screenplay by Earl Mac Rauch, Mardik Martin.  Cinematography by Laszlo Kovacs.  Produced by Robert Chartoff, Irwin Winkler.  Music … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Favourite Year (1982)

RICHARD BENJAMIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1982.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Brooksfilms.  Story by Dennis Palumbo, Screenplay by Dennis Palumbo, Norman Steinberg.  Cinematography by Gerald Hirschfeld.  Produced by Michael Gruskoff.  Music by Ralph Burns.  Production Design by Charles Rosen.  Costume … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment