My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Great Balls Of Fire!

BBBB (out of 5) The charismatic music and performance style of fifties rocker Jerry Lee Lewis is captured in this energetic musical, particularly benefiting from the excellent lead performance by … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

2010 (1984)

PETER HYAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1984.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Peter Hyams, based on the novel by Arthur C. Clarke.  Cinematography by Peter Hyams.  Produced by Peter Hyams.  Music by David Shire.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Hester Street

BBBB (out of 5) Filmed in black and white and taking place in turn-of-the-century New York City, this independent charmer stars a wonderful Steven Keats as an immigrant from Russia whose … Continue reading

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October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Relic (1997)

PETER HYAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/United Kingdom/Germany/Japan/New Zealand, 1997.  British Broadcasting Corporation, Cloud Nine Entertainment, Marubeni, Mutual Film Company, Pacific Western, Paramount Pictures, Polygram Filmed Entertainment, Tele Munchen Fernseh Produktionsgesellschaft, … Continue reading

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October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

End Of Days (1999)

PETER HYAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1999.  Beacon Communications, Beacon Pictures, Lucifilms.  Screenplay by Andrew W. Marlowe.  Cinematography by Peter Hyams.  Produced by Armyan Bernstein, Bill Borden.  Music by John Debney.  Production Design by Richard … Continue reading

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October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oscar (1991)

JOHN LANDIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1991.  Joseph S. Vecchio Entertainment, Silver Screen Partners IV, Touchstone Pictures.  Screenplay by Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland, based on the play by Claude Magnier.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Goodbye Girl (1977)

HERBERT ROSS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1977.  Warner Bros., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Rastar Pictures.  Screenplay by Neil Simon.  Cinematography by David M. Walsh.  Produced by Ray Stark.  Music by Dave Grusin. Production Design by Albert … Continue reading

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August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

What’s Love Got To Do With It

BBBB (out of 5) Tina Turner’s volatile relationship with Ike Turner is brought to the screen with exceptional skill, thanks mostly to the two brilliant performances in the leads. Laurence … Continue reading

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August 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Die Hard

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Action-packed, exciting tower-of-terrors movie that features Bruce Willis in the role that deservedly made him a superstar. What do you need when German terrorists take a … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Godzilla (1998)

ROLAND EMMERICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Japan, 1998.  Centropolis Film Productions, Fried Films, Independent Pictures, Toho Company, TriStar Pictures.  Story by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Dean Devlin,  Roland Emmerich, Screenplay by Dean … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Monster Squad (1987)

FRED DEKKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1987.  Home Box Office, Keith Barish Productions, TAFT Entertainment Pictures.  Screenplay by Shane Black, Fred Dekker.  Cinematography by Bradford May.  Produced by Jonathan A. Zimbert.  Music by Bruce … Continue reading

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July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment