My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Grand Prix (1966)

JOHN FRANKENHEIMER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1966.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Douglas & Lewis Productions, Joel Productions, John Frankenheimer Productions Inc., Cherokee Productions.  Screen story and Screenplay by Robert Alan … Continue reading

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March 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Under The Cherry Moon (1986)

PRINCE Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA, 1986.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Becky Johnston.  Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus.  Produced by Robert Cavallo, Steven Fargnoli, Joseph Ruffalo.  Music by Prince and the Revolution.  Production Design by Richard Sylbert.  Costume … Continue reading

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November 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Heartbreak Kid (1972)

ELAINE MAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1972.  Palomar Pictures.  Story by Bruce Jay Friedman, Screenplay by Neil Simon.  Cinematography by Owen Roizman.  Produced by Edgar J. Scherick.  Music by Garry Sherman.  Production Design by Richard … Continue reading

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August 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Tequila Sunrise

BBB.5 (out of 5) The age-old tale of two best friends who go separate ways is not in any way a new one (Manhattan Melodrama, Angels With Dirty Faces), but … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Breathless

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

Trapped

BB (out of 5) It’s Kidnap By Numbers in this humdrum thriller that never has a single scary moment. Charlize Theron plays Alpha Mother Victim, a woman whose sickeningly sweet daughter … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blood And Wine

BB.5 So-so emotional thriller stars Jack Nicholson and Judy Davis as a Florida wine merchant and his unsuspecting wife who has no idea that her husband and a small-time hood (Michael Caine) … Continue reading

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September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Baby Doll

BBB.5 (out of 5) Carroll Baker‘s performance is the best reason to see this film by Elia Kazan.  Like most of Tennessee Williams’ works, the story features characters and situations … Continue reading

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August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Face In The Crowd (1957)

ELIA KAZAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1957.  Newtown Productions.  Story and Screenplay by Budd Schulberg.  Cinematography by Gayne Rescher, Harry Stradling Sr..  Produced by Elia Kazan.  Music by Tom Glazer.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Splendor In The Grass (1961)

ELIA KAZAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1961.  Warner Bros., Newtown Productions, NBI Productions.  Screenplay by William Inge.  Cinematography by Boris Kaufman.  Produced by Elia Kazan.  Music by David Amram.  Production Design by Richard … Continue reading

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August 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

JOHN FRANKENHEIMER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1962.  M.C. Productions.  Screenplay by George Axelrod, based on the novel by Richard Condon.  Cinematography by Lionel Lindon.  Produced by George Axelrod, John Frankenheimer.  Music by … Continue reading

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July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Pawnbroker

BBBB (out of 5) A Holocaust survivor (Rod Steiger), the only member of his family to escape from the camps alive, now lives in 1960s New York and owns a … Continue reading

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July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment