My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell Of Fear (1991)

DAVID ZUCKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1991.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by David Zucker, Pat Proft, based on the television series Police Squad by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker.  Cinematography by Robert M. … Continue reading

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March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Moonstruck (1987)

NORMAN JEWISON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1987.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Star Partners.  Screenplay by John Patrick Shanley.  Cinematography by David Watkin.  Produced by Norman Jewison, Patrick J. Palmer.  Music by Dick Hyman.  Production Design by Philip Rosenberg.  Costume … Continue reading

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July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Who’s That Girl

B.5 (out of 5) Madonna‘s surprisingly good comedic timing can do little for a flat attempt to revive the screwball comedies of the 1930s. Liberally lifting plot elements from Bringing … Continue reading

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June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Hudsucker Proxy

BBB (out of 5) Stylish and witty film by the Coen brothers that pays tribute to the Frank Capra/Preston Sturges comedies of yesteryear. When Hudsucker Industries loses its president (Charles … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Little Mermaid (1989)

RON CLEMENTS, JOHN MUSKER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  USA, 1989.  Walt Disney Pictures, Silver Screen Partners IV.  Directed by Ron Clements, John Musker.  Screenplay by Ron Clements, John Musker, additional dialogue … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

She’s The One

BB.5 (out of 5) Edward Burns follows his successful debut The Brothers McMullen with this very similar tale of the love lives of Irish-American brothers who mix and match girlfriends and … Continue reading

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June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Saturday Night Fever

BBBB (out of 5) There’s no one out there like Tony Manero to chase your blues away. He talks tough, struts even tougher, and disco-dances like a mofo on a … Continue reading

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May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Broadway Danny Rose (1984)

WOODY ALLEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1984.  Orion Pictures, Jack Rollins & Charles H. Joffe Productions.  Screenplay by Woody Allen.  Cinematography by Gordon Willis.  Produced by Robert Greenhut.  Production Design by Mel Bourne.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · 1 Comment