My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Freaky Friday

BBBB (out of 5) Surprisingly terrific adaptation of the comedy that originally starred Jodie Foster and Barbara Harris. Jamie Lee Curtis plays an overworked therapist and mother who is about to … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Radioland Murders

BB (out of 5) Painfully boring comedy from the usually more imaginative George Lucas tries to pay tribute to the “good old days” of moviemaking but falls flat on its … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Robots

BBB (out of 5) In a world where mechanized robots are living creatures with hearts and souls, young Rodney Copperbottom (Ewan McGregor) dreams of making it as an inventor. Growing … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Groundhog Day

BBBB (out of 5) One of the most wonderful romantic comedies of the decade.  Bill Murray plays a rude, cynical weatherman who is given the dull assignment of travelling to a … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sneakers (1992)

PHIL ALDEN ROBINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1992.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Phil Alden Robinson, Lawrence Lasker, Walter F. Parkes.  Cinematography by John Lindley.  Produced by Lawrence Lasker, Walter F. Parkes.  Music by James … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (2012)

CHRIS RENAUD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2012.  Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment.  Screenplay by Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio, based on the book by Dr. Seuss.  Produced by Janet Healy, Christopher Meledandri.  Music … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous

BB (out of 5) Three weeks after she prevented a murder from happening at the Miss America pageant, Gracie Hart (Sandra Bullock, returning to the role that brought her critical … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Memento (2000)

CHRISTOPHER NOLAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2000.  Newmarket Capital Group, Team Todd, I Remember Productions, Summit Entertainment.  Screenplay by Christopher Nolan, based on the short story Memento Mori by Jonathan Nolan.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Great Balls Of Fire!

BBBB (out of 5) The charismatic music and performance style of fifties rocker Jerry Lee Lewis is captured in this energetic musical, particularly benefiting from the excellent lead performance by … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Adaptation.

BBBB (out of 5) For writer Charlie Kaufman, the line between reality and fiction is a blurry, obscure dream that often escapes his grasp; his contribution to Spike Jonze’s latest … Continue reading

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October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mississippi Burning (1988)

ALAN PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1988.  Orion Pictures.  Screenplay by Chris Gerolmo.  Cinematography by Peter Biziou.  Produced by Robert F. Colesberry, Frederick Zollo.  Music by Trevor Jones.  Production Design by Philip Harrison, … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Basic Instinct (1992)

PAUL VERHOEVEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/France, 1992.  Carolco Pictures, Canal+.  Screenplay by Joe Eszterhas.  Cinematography by Jan de Bont.  Produced by Alan Marshall.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Terence Marsh.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment