My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Rat Race (2001)

JERRY ZUCKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  Canada/USA, 2001.  Paramount Pictures, Alphaville Films, Fireworks Pictures, Zucker Productions.  Screenplay by Andy Breckman.  Cinematography by Thomas E. Ackerman.  Produced by Sean Daniel, Janet Zucker, Jerry Zucker.  Music by John Powell.  Production … Continue reading

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March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Tall Guy

BBB.5 (out of 5) Hilarious comedy makes up for its lack of strong plot with some very funny gags. Jeff Goldblum plays an American actor in London whose middling career … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Never Say Never Again

BBBB (out of 5) Years after Saltzman and Broccoli began the mega-successful James Bond franchise, writer-producer Kevin McClory decided to start his own rival series of Bond films, managing to … Continue reading

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October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Johnny English

B (out of 5) Rowan Atkinson, playing a character who is basically Mr. Bean with dialogue, is a low-level employee of MI-6 who is recruited into action when every single … Continue reading

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October 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Witches

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Superb adaptation of the equally delightful novel by Roald Dahl. After having been told by his grandmother (actress and filmmaker Mai Zetterling) all about the existence … Continue reading

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September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Scooby-Doo

BB.5 (out of 5) Silly, mostly forgettable adaptation of the classic Hanna Barbera cartoon series of the late sixties/early seventies isn’t nearly as dreadful as 1994’s The Flintstones, and even … Continue reading

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August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maybe Baby

BB (out of 5) Hugh Laurie and Joely Richardson are a happily married couple who are having an extremely difficult time getting pregnant. Despite making sure to have sex at all … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Four Weddings And A Funeral

BBBBB (out of 5) Hysterical comedy hit from England that launched the careers of most performers involved. Goofy Hugh Grant and his many wacky friends experience the titular events while … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Lion King

BBBB (out of 5) One of Disney’s most lucrative films is this lovingly animated classic about a young lion (voiced by Jonathan Taylor Thomas and Matthew Broderick at different ages) who returns … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Love Actually

BBBB (out of 5) The marvelous screenwriting of Richard Curtis (Four Weddings And A Funeral, Notting Hill, Bridget Jones’s Diary) reaches new heights in this genuinely memorable and enjoyable romantic … Continue reading

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May 11, 2013 · Leave a comment