My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Field Of Dreams (1989)

PHIL ALDEN ROBINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1989.  Gordon Company.  Screenplay by Phil Alden Robinson, based on the book by W.P. Kinsella.  Cinematography by John Lindley.  Produced by Charles Gordon, Lawrence Gordon.  Music by … Continue reading

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August 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Muppets Most Wanted (2014)

JAMES BOBIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2014.  Walt Disney Pictures, Mandeville Films, Babieka, Cinema Vehicle Services, The Muppets Studio.  Screenplay by James Bobin, Nicholas Stoller, based on characters … Continue reading

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April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Rumor Of Angels

BB.5 (out of 5) A young boy (Trevor Morgan) spends his summer at Cape Cod reliving the memory of the car accident that took his mother’s life. Emotionally reclusive from … Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Corrina, Corrina

BBBB (out of 5) One of the most insightful views into strained race relations in Small Town America in the 1960s is in this powerful romantic drama.  Whoopi Goldberg stars … Continue reading

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November 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Last Shot

BBB (out of 5) Hilarious spoof, reportedly based on a true story, brims with vigour and wit and then ends without a satisfying third act. Alec Baldwin plays an FBI agent … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Heartbreakers

BB.5 (out of 5) Disappointing comedy that should have been better considering the talent involved. Sigourney Weaver is eye-popping as a con artist who, between jobs taking men for all they’re … Continue reading

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November 24, 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

Unlawful Entry (1992)

JONATHAN KAPLAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Japan, 1992.  Largo Entertainment, JVC Entertainment Networks.  Story by George Putnam, John Katchmer, Lewis Colick, Screenplay by Lewis Colick.  Cinematography by Jamie Anderson.  Produced by Charles Gordon.  Music by … Continue reading

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October 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Bee Movie

BBB (out of 5) Animated films anthropomorphizing insects or inanimate objects have become as formulaic and predictable as romantic comedies, and this one is no exception.  Jerry Seinfeld, who also … Continue reading

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October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Muppets From Space

BBBB (out of 5) In this charming entry in the Muppet film series, Gonzo finds himself unable to continue his lonely existence without some answers: what species is he, where … Continue reading

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October 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hannibal (2001)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2001.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Universal Pictures, Dino De Laurentiis Company, Scott Free Productions.  Screenplay by David Mamet, Steven Zaillian, based on the novel by Thomas Harris.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Killing Them Softly

BB (out of 5) An action film that subverts expectations by focusing on the inability to commit actions is a tempting prospect; when it comes from the filmmaker who inverted … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment