My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Three Fugitives (1989)

FRANCIS VEBER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1989.  Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners IV.  Screenplay by Francis Veber, based on his film Les Fugitifs.  Cinematography by Haskell Wexler.  Produced by Lauren Shuler Donner.  Music … Continue reading

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March 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Marrying Man

B.5 (out of 5) A 1940s playboy (Alec Baldwin) is all set to marry his pure hearted lady love (Elisabeth Shue) when disaster strikes: he meets a gorgeous nightclub singer … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Good Mother

BB (out of 5) A strong performance by Diane Keaton just can’t save this incredibly dull drama. She plays a divorced, single mother whose conservative ex-husband (James Naughton) objects to the … Continue reading

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November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beaches

BBB.5 (out of 5) Bette Midler‘s career as producer got off to a terrific start with this smash box office success. She plays a brash, charismatic singer, Jewish from humble … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pretty Woman

BBB (out of 5) After you have finished enjoying the adorably plucky Julia Roberts, don’t you ever notice that you’re watching a romantic comedy where a man falls in love with … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Deceived

BB.5 (out of 5) Goldie Hawn made a great decision in opting to momentarily leave her bubbly blonde persona behind and indulge in some Hitchcockian thrills for this murder mystery. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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September 21, 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

Scenes From A Mall

BB.5 (out of 5) Paul Mazursky continues to make humorous reinterpretations of famous foreign films, here taking Ingmar Bergman’s somber Scenes From A Marriage and setting it in sunny California. … Continue reading

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August 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

Dead Poets Society (1989)

PETER WEIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1989.  Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners IV, A Steven Haft Production, Witt/Thomas Productions.  Screenplay by Tom Schulman.  Cinematography by John Seale.  Produced by Steven Haft, Paul Junger … Continue reading

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August 2, 2013 · 3 Comments

Beauty And The Beast (1991)

BBBBB (out of 5) A masterpiece of animation, this retelling (and rewritten) of the Madame LePrince de Beaumont fable concerns a studious young woman named Belle who goes to live … Continue reading

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June 27, 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

The Rescuers Down Under

BB (out of 5) Inferior sequel to the delightful 1977 original has the clever agents for the Rescue Aid Society being recruited to Australia to save a kidnapped boy. Little … Continue reading

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June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment