My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Cafe Society (2016)

WOODY ALLEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 2016.  FilmNation Entertainment, Gravier Productions, Perdido Productions.  Screenplay by Woody Allen.  Cinematography by Vittorio Storaro.  Produced by Letty Aronson, Stephen Tenenbaum, Edward Walson.  Production Design by Santo Loquasto.  Costume … Continue reading

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August 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ghost Dog: The Way Of The Samurai (1999)

JIM JARMUSCH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France/Germany/USA/Japan, 1999.  Pandora Filmproduktion, Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Degeto Film, Plywood Productions, Bac Films, Canal+, JVC Entertainment Networks.  Screenplay by Jim … Continue reading

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May 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Trumbo (2015)

JAY ROACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2015.  Bleecker Street Films, ShivHans Pictures, Groundswell Productions.  Screenplay by John McNamara, based on the book Dalton Trumbo by Bruce Cook.  Cinematography by Jim Denault.  Produced … Continue reading

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December 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Heart And Souls

BBBB (out of 5) When four bus passengers (Alfre Woodard, Kyra Sedgwick, Tom Sizemore, David Paymer) are killed in a tragic accident, their afterlife spirits keep company with a young … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Father Of The Bride (1991)

BBB (out of 5) Remake of the 1950 classic with Spencer Tracy and Elizabeth Taylor remains fresh and fun forty-one years later, with all of its suburban American values completely … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Desperately Seeking Susan

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Rosanna Arquette plays a bored New Jersey housewife who gets a little excitement in her life when she gets amnesia and accidentally falls into the personality and … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

For The Boys

BBB.5 (out of 5) An unstoppable Bette Midler is the main reason to watch this above-average soap opera about a singing team who tour three American wars entertaining soldiers everywhere. As … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kindergarten Cop (1990)

IVAN REITMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1990.  Imagine Entertainment, Universal Pictures.  Story by Murray Salem, Screenplay by Murray Salem, Herschel Weingrod, Timothy Harris.  Cinematography by Michael Chapman.  Produced by Brian Grazer, Ivan Reitman.  Music by … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shadow Of Doubt

BBB (out of 5) Middling but diverting courtroom drama has a superior Melanie Griffith as a lawyer caught in a deadly game when the murder suspect she is defending is seemingly … Continue reading

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October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Trial By Jury

BB.5 (out of 5) A year after this film was released, Demi Moore starred in its carbon copy The Juror, and neither of them are particularly memorable. Joanne Whalley plays a … Continue reading

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August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas

0 (out of 5) Painfully unwatchable film adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson’s novel stars a very funny Johnny Depp in the lead role as Thompson’s alter ego. Benicio Del Toro comes along … Continue reading

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August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)

BARRY LEVINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1987.  Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners III.  Screenplay by Mitch Markowitz.  Cinematography by Peter Sova.  Produced by Larry Brezner, Mark Johnson.  Music by Alex North.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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August 12, 2013 · 1 Comment