My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Rhapsody In August (Hachi-gatsu no Kyoshikiyoku) (1991)

AKIRA KUROSAWA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Japan, 1991.  Feature Film Enterprise II, Kurosawa Production Co., Shôchiku Eiga.  Screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, based on the novel Nabe no Naka by Kiyoko … Continue reading

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June 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)

JOHN MADDEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2015.  Babieka, Blueprint Pictures.  Screenplay by Ol Parker.  Cinematography by Ben Smithard.  Produced by Graham Broadbent, Peter Czernin.  Music by Thomas Newman.  Production Design by Martin Childs.  Costume Design by Riyaz … Continue reading

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March 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

First Knight (1995)

JERRY ZUCKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA, 1995.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, First Knight Productions.  Story by Lorne Cameron, David Hoselton, William Nicholson, Screenplay by William Nicholson.  Cinematography by Adam Greenberg.  Produced by Hunt Lowry, Jerry … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

American Gigolo (1980)

PAUL SCHRADER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1980.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Paul Schrader.  Cinematography by John Bailey.  Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.  Music by Giorgio Moroder.  Production Design by Edward Richardson.  Costume Design by Giorgio Armani.  Film … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment


B (out of 5) In the middle of a possibly fatal car crash, Richard Gere contemplates the two women in his life, a sexless marriage to Sharon Stone and a loveless affair … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Mothman Prophecies

BBBB (out of 5) Richard Gere plays a reporter for the Washington Post who is involved in a tragic accident when his wife (Debra Messing) loses control of their car and … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBBB (out of 5) Absorbing biopic of famed aviation legend Amelia Earhart (Hilary Swank) that improves greatly on the TV movie The Final Flight starring Diane Keaton. Director Mira Nair … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bee Season (2005)

SCOTT McGEHEE, DAVID SIEGEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA, 2005.  Bee Season Productions Inc., Fox Searchlight Pictures, Bona Fide Productions, i5 Films, Epsilon Motion Pictures, Fox Searchlab, Major Studio Partners, … Continue reading

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November 24, 2013 · Leave a comment


B (out of 5) When a film is popular because of its style and not its story, why the hell would you bother to remake it? Such is the case … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Unfaithful (2002)

ADRIAN LYNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Germany/France, 2002.  Fox 2000 Pictures, Regency Enterprises, Epsilon Motion Pictures, Unfaithful Filmproduktion GmbH & Co. KG.  Screenplay by Alvin Sargent, William Broyles Jr., based on the … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pretty Woman

BBB (out of 5) After you have finished enjoying the adorably plucky Julia Roberts, don’t you ever notice that you’re watching a romantic comedy where a man falls in love with … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Runaway Bride

B.5 (out of 5) Idiotic romantic comedy from Garry Marshall that makes his Pretty Woman seem like a graduate thesis. Julia Roberts and Richard Gere (reunited from the aforementioned romantic comedy after nine years) … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment