My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Client (1994)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 1994.  Warner Bros., Regency Enterprises, Alcor Films.  Screenplay by Akiva Goldsman, Robert Getchell, based on the novel by John Grisham.  Cinematography by Tony Pierce-Roberts.  Produced by Arnon … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Dark Knight (2008)

CHRISTOPHER NOLAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA/United Kingdom, 2008.  Warner Bros., Legendary Entertainment, Syncopy, DC Comics.  Story by Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Screenplay by Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, based on characters … Continue reading

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November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Breakfast Club

BBBB (out of 5) John Hughes scored big points with teenagers with this excellent drama, which continues to impress young people after so many years.  It takes place in a … Continue reading

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October 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Eye For An Eye (1996)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1996.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Amanda Silver, Rick Jaffa, based on the novel by Erika Holzer.  Cinematography by Amir Mokri.  Produced by Michael I. Levy.  Music by James Newton … Continue reading

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September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cocktail (1988)

ROGER DONALDSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1988.  Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners III, Interscope Communications.  Screenplay by Heywood Gould. Cinematography by Dean Semler.  Produced by Robert W. Cort, Ted Field.  Music by … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chain Reaction

BB.5 (out of 5) Routine thriller makes for pleasant and brainless viewing.  Keanu Reeves stars as a nuclear fission expert who, along with his scientific research team, stumbles on the … Continue reading

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July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Fugitive

BBBB.5 (out of 5) One of Harrison Ford‘s best films is this marvellous action film inspired by the sixties television show. He’s a well-respected doctor who comes home one day … Continue reading

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July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Above The Law

BBB (out of 5) Ex-fight choreographer Steven Seagal’s first starring role was the movie that started it all (depending on your tastes that’s either a good or bad thing). In … Continue reading

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July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hellcab (Chicago Cab)

BB.5 (out of 5) A day in the life of an honest, sensitive and tired Chicago cab driver (Paul Dillon), who has a a bevy of famous faces make cameos … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Color Of Money (1986)

MARTIN SCORSESE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1986.  Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners II.  Screenplay by Richard Price, based on the novel by Walter Tevis.  Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus.  Produced by Irving Axelrad, … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Risky Business

BBBB (out of 5) Enter Star: you couldn’t hear enough about Tom Cruise after the success of this comedy made him the symbol of youthful rebellion for generations to come. The … Continue reading

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June 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rudy (1993)

DAVID ANSPAUGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1993.  TriStar Pictures.  Screenplay by Angelo Pizzo.  Cinematography by Oliver Wood.  Produced by Robert N. Fried, Cary Woods.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Robb Wilson King.  Costume … Continue reading

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May 20, 2013 · Leave a comment