My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Doctor Sleep (2019)

MIKE FLANAGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2019.  Warner Bros., Intrepid Pictures, Vertigo Entertainment.  Screenplay by Mike Flanagan, based on the novel by Stephen King.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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November 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

It: Chapter Two (2019)

ANDY MUSCHIETTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  Canada/USA, 2019.  KatzSmith Productions, Lin Pictures, New Line Cinema, Rideback, Vertigo Entertainment.  Screenplay by Gary Dauberman, based on the novel It by … Continue reading

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October 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

It (2017)

ANDY MUSCHIETTI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2017.  New Line Cinema, KatzSmith Productions, Lin Pictures, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Vertigo Entertainment.  Screenplay by Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga, Gary Dauberman, based on the novel by … Continue reading

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September 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Dark Tower (2017)

NIKOLAJ ARCEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.   USA, 2017.  Sony Pictures Entertainment/Media Rights Capital/Imagine Entertainment/Weed Road Pictures.  Screenplay by Akiva Goldsman, Jeff Pinkner, Anders Thomas Jensen, Nikolaj Arcel, based on The Dark … Continue reading

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August 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Stephen King’s Sleepwalkers (1992)

MICK GARRIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1992.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Victor & Grais Productions, Ion Pictures.  Screenplay by Stephen King.  Cinematography by Rodney Charters.   Produced by Michael Grais, Mark Victor, Nabeel Zahid.  Music … Continue reading

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May 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ratcatcher

BBB (out of 5) In Lynne Ramsay’s startling debut feature, a young boy in 1970s Scotland is plunged into guilt and despair when he accidentally drowns a neighbour in the … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Firestarter

BB.5 (out of 5) Drew Barrymore has mysterious powers of pyrokinesis as the result of experimentation done on her telekinetic parents in this silly science-fiction film. She’s a sweet little kid, … Continue reading

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November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Secret Window

BBB (out of 5) Johnny Depp plays a blocked writer who is living in a cabin in the woods six months after he found his wife (Maria Bello) in bed with … Continue reading

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October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hearts In Atlantis

BB (out of 5) Pointless adaptation of Stephen King’s novel has Anthony Hopkins as a crotchety old man boarding in the upstairs floor of a house inhabited by an intelligent … Continue reading

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September 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dolores Claiborne

BBBB.5 (out of 5) One of Stephen King’s most fascinating stories is this drama about the turbulent relationship between aging Maine widow Dolores Claiborne (Kathy Bates) and her estranged journalist … Continue reading

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September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Running Man

BBB (out of 5) Enjoyable sci-fi action flick has Arnold Schwarzenegger doing what he does best, flexing his muscles. He plays a wrongly convicted police officer who is sentenced to … Continue reading

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August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Shining (1980)

STANLEY KUBRICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1980.  Warner Bros., Hawk Films, Peregrine, Producers Circle.  Screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson, based on the novel by Stephen King.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013 · 1 Comment