My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

RoboCop 3 (1993)

FRED DEKKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1993.  Orion Pictures.  Story by Frank Miller, Screenplay by Frank Miller, Fred Dekker, based on characters created by Edward Neumeier, Michael Miner.  Cinematography by Gary … Continue reading

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February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Disney’s The Kid (2000)

JON TURTELTAUB Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2000.  Chester Films Inc., Junction, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Audrey Wells.  Cinematography by Peter Menzies Jr..  Produced by Hunt Lowry, Christina Steinberg, Jon Turteltaub.  Music by Marc … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Spider-Man

BBB.5 (out of 5) Another comic book superhero finds his way to the big screen in this amiable high-flying adventure. Perpetually adorable Tobey Maguire plays Peter Parker, a geeky high-school student … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Red Dragon (2002)

BRETT RATNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/Germany, 2002.  Universal Pictures, Dino De Laurentiis Company, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Mikona Productions GmbH & Co. KG.  Screenplay by Ted Tally, based on the novel by Thomas … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Arlington Road

BB (out of 5) Idiotic, arch thriller about a university professor (Jeff Bridges, giving a ridiculous performance) who begins to realize that his next-door neighbours (Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack) are … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Last Shot

BBB (out of 5) Hilarious spoof, reportedly based on a true story, brims with vigour and wit and then ends without a satisfying third act. Alec Baldwin plays an FBI agent … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

He Said, She Said

BB.5 (out of 5) What’s the difference between how men and women view relationships? The answer is purported to be here in this romantic comedy, where opposing journalists Elizabeth Perkins and … Continue reading

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November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Primal Fear

BBBB (out of 5) Excellent courtroom thriller will have you on the edge of your seat. When a prominent Chicago priest is murdered, a young Kentucky boy (Edward Norton) from … Continue reading

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October 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Legally Blonde 2: Red, White And Blonde

B.5 (out of 5) Like The Jewel Of The Nile, this is a dreadful sequel to a wonderful original, with Reese Witherspoon still a riot as perky, blonde Elle Woods but her surroundings … Continue reading

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October 5, 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

Proof Of Life

BB (out of 5) Meg Ryan and Russell Crowe star in this political thriller about a woman whose life is turned upside down when her engineer husband (David Morse) is kidnapped by … Continue reading

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September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Pelican Brief (1993)

ALAN J. PAKULA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1993.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Alan J. Pakula, based on the book by John Grisham.  Cinematography by Stephen Goldblatt.  Produced by Pieter Jan Brugge, … Continue reading

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August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment