My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Allied (2016)

ROBERT ZEMECKIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2016.  GK Films, Huahua Media, ImageMovers, Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Steven Knight.  Cinematography by Don Burgess.  Produced by Graham King, Steve Starkey, Robert Zemeckis.  Music … Continue reading

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December 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

House On Haunted Hill (1999)

BB (out of 5) How many bad remakes of old horror films do we have to put up with before they all finally stop? Between The Haunting, Ghost Ship and … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gothika

BB.5 (out of 5) You know you’re in trouble when the supernatural element of the screenplay is the least far-fetched part of your movie. Halle Berry gives a terrific performance as … Continue reading

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October 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Reaping

BBB (out of 5) Glad to know the Bible is at least providing fun ways to exploit the American South. This hammy combination of Rosemary’s Baby, The Exorcist and The … Continue reading

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October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Flight (2012)

ROBERT ZEMECKIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2012.  Paramount Pictures, ImageMovers, Parkes+MacDonald Image Nation.  Screenplay by John Gatins.  Cinematography by Don Burgess.  Produced by Laurie MacDonald, Walter F. Parkes, Jack Rapke, Steve Starkey, … Continue reading

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September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

ROBERT ZEMECKIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1988.  Touchstone Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Silver Screen Partners III.  Screenplay by Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman, based on the novel Who Censored Roger Rabbit … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

What Lies Beneath

BBBB (out of 5) Rip-roaring good fun from Robert Zemeckis.  Michelle Pfeiffer lives an idyllic life in the suburbs in a giant house with her husband (Harrison Ford), but succumbs to … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Polar Express

BB.5 (out of 5) If you can handle how creepy it is, you might find it heartwarming: to begin with, Tom Hanks plays everybody in the movie (creepy), including the young … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Forrest Gump

BBB (out of 5) Tom Hanks stars as a charming simpleton who manages to experience all the important events of the last half of the twentieth century without even realizing it: … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Death Becomes Her (1992)

ROBERT ZEMECKIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1992.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Martin Donovan, David Koepp.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by Steve Starkey, Robert Zemeckis.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by Rick … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Contact

BBBB (out of 5) Jodie Foster plays an earnest scientist who spends her whole life searching for extra-terrestrial life and finds vindication when a message is received from outer space. Naturally, … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cast Away

BBBB (out of 5) Tom Hanks‘ amazing performance is the best reason to watch this excellent drama.  The second of two films Robert Zemeckis made in the year 2000 (the … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment