My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Bound For Glory (1976)

HAL ASHBY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1976.  Bound for Glory.  Screenplay by Robert Getchell, based on the autobiography by Woody Guthrie.  Cinematography by Haskell Wexler.  Produced by … Continue reading

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September 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Child Is Waiting (1963)

JOHN CASSAVETES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1963.  Stanley Kramer Productions.  Screenplay by Abby Mann, based on his story.  Cinematography by Joseph LaShelle.  Produced by Stanley Kramer.  Music by Ernest Gold.  Production Design by Rudolph … Continue reading

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February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ship Of Fools

BBB.5 (out of 5) Stanley Kramer followed his successful Judgment At Nuremberg with another epic-length World War II-themed drama. This one takes place in the mid-thirties, on a cruise liner … Continue reading

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November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Days Of Thunder

BB (out of 5) The formula is mighty tired in this completely unoriginal race-car film starring Tom Cruise.  Presumably intended as a project for Cruise to incorporate his love of … Continue reading

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September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Love Story

BBBB (out of 5) Just try and resist this wonderful romance, you’ll fail completely. Working class university student Jenny (Ali MacGraw) falls in love with prep-school educated Harvard Law student … Continue reading

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September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Married To It (1991)

ARTHUR HILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1991.  Screenplay by Janet Kovalcik.  Cinematography by Victor J. Kemper.  Produced by Thomas Baer.  Music by Henry Mancini.  Production Design by Robert Gundlach.  Costume Design by Julie Weiss.  Film … Continue reading

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September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Unconditional Love

BB.5 (out of 5) Kathy Bates plays a contented housewife whose husband (Dan Aykroyd) surprises her with the news that he’s leaving her. He’s fallen into a rut, it seems, … Continue reading

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June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment