My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Blast From The Past

BBBB (out of 5) Brendan Fraser stars as a man raised for thirty-five years in a bomb shelter with his Communist-paranoid parents (Sissy Spacek, Christopher Walken) who mistakenly took an airplane … Continue reading

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February 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tin Cup

BBBB (out of 5) A burnt-out ex-pro golfer (Kevin Costner) is living quietly on a driving range until a new love interest (Rene Russo) shows up and gets him back … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

After The Sunset (2004)

BRETT RATNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2004.  New Line Cinema, Firm Films, Contrafilm, Rat Entertainment.  Story by Paul Zbyszewski, Screenplay by Paul Zbyszewski, Craig Rosenberg.  Cinematography by Dante Spinotti.  Produced by Beau … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rush Hour (1998)

BRETT RATNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1998.  New Line Cinema, Roger Birnbaum Productions.  Story by Ross LaManna, Screenplay by Jim Kouf, Ross LaManna. Cinematography by Adam Greenberg.  Produced by Roger Birnbaum, Jonathan … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Clear And Present Danger (1994)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1994.  Mace Neufeld Productions, Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Donald Stewart, Steven Zaillian, John Milius, based on the novel by Tom Clancy.  Cinematography by Donald McAlpine.  Produced … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Long Kiss Goodnight

BBBB (out of 5) One would have hoped that this excellent performance by Geena Davis would begin a career of her playing more like-minded heroines, but sadly she’s done very little … Continue reading

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September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cutthroat Island

BBB (out of 5) Ignore all the critics who tore this adventure yarn to shreds; even though as a tribute to the good old days of Errol Flynn swashbucklers it … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cliffhanger

BB.5 (out of 5) The exciting adventures of mountain climbers are rendered lifeless by Renny Harlin’s airheaded direction. Sylvester Stallone plays a jaded helicopter rescue pilot who is unable to … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Hunted (2003)

WILLIAM FRIEDKIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2003.  Lakeshore Entertainment, Alphaville Films.  Screenplay by David Griffiths, Peter Griffiths, Art Monterastelli. Cinematography by Caleb Deschanel.  Produced by Richard Hawley, James Jacks, Ricardo Mestres.  Music … Continue reading

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July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wyatt Earp

BB.5 (out of 5) Bloated epic on the life of the man who cleaned up Tombstone, Arizona. Kevin Costner gives a bland performance that barely carries the three hour running time … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Odd Couple II

BBB.5 (out of 5) Riding on the wave of successes they had shared with Grumpy Old Men, its sequel and the comedy Out To Sea, the perfect comedy team of … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ghosts Of Mississippi

B.5 (out of 5) Usually a terrible drama distinguishes itself from the good ones by being boring; not so with this empty-headed film from Rob Reiner. The proceedings are very … Continue reading

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July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment