My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Short Eyes (1977)

ROBERT M. YOUNG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1977.  Screenplay by Miguel Pinero, based on his play. Cinematography by Peter Sova. Produced by Lewis Harris, Robert M. Young. Music by Curtis Mayfield.  Production Design … Continue reading

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September 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Need For Speed (2014)

SCOTT WAUGH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA/India/United Kingdom/France/Philippines, 2014.  DreamWorks, Reliance Entertainment, Bandito Brothers.  Story by George Gatins, John Gatins, Screenplay by George Gatins.  Cinematography by Shane Hurlbut.  Produced by John Gatins, Patrick … Continue reading

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August 21, 2018 · Leave a comment


BBB (out of 5) Humdrum feelgood piece about two people brought together by tragic circumstances.  Jose (Eduardo Verástegui, who also produced) is a former soccer star who, following a terrible … Continue reading

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November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Taking Of Pelham 123

BBBB (out of 5) Tony Scott remakes Robert Aldrich’s 1974 thriller with Denzel Washington and John Travolta filling in for Walter Matthau and Robert Shaw, and somehow the hack director who … Continue reading

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September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

The King Of Comedy (1982)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1982.  Embassy International Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Paul D. Zimmerman.  Cinematography by Fred Schuler.  Produced by Arnon Milchan.  Music by Robbie Robertson.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen

B.5 (out of 5) What should have been an even more exciting sequel to the rather formless original is just more of the same garbage, with a plot that piggybacks … Continue reading

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May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment