My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Jersey Boys (2014)

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2014.  Four Seasons Partnership, GK Films, Malpaso Productions, RatPac Entertainment, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice, based on their … Continue reading

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February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The One (2001)

JAMES WONG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB. USA, 2001.  Revolution Studios, Hard Eight Pictures.  Screenplay by Glen Morgan, James Wong.  Cinematography by Robert McLachlan.  Produced by Steven Chasman, Glen Morgan, Charles Newirth, James Wong.  Music by … Continue reading

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February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Men In Black

BBB.5 (out of 5) Illegal aliens are living in the United States, but not the kind you’d assume. Will Smith is recruited by top-secret agency official Tommy Lee Jones to … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blue Streak

BB (out of 5) Forgettable cop comedy about a bumbling criminal (Martin Lawrence) who is arrested during a jewel heist after managing to successfully hide a precious jewel in a … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Adventures Of Rocky And Bullwinkle

BB.5 (out of 5) Not great but very sometimes funny update of the classic television cartoon. The inane plot involves the evil trio of Fearless Leader (Robert De Niro), Boris … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Trapped

BB (out of 5) It’s Kidnap By Numbers in this humdrum thriller that never has a single scary moment. Charlize Theron plays Alpha Mother Victim, a woman whose sickeningly sweet daughter … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Apollo 13 (1995)

RON HOWARD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  USA, 1995.  Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment.  Screenplay by William Broyles Jr., Al Reinert, based on the book Lost Moon by Jim Lovell, Jeffrey Kluger.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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September 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The X-Files

BBB.5 (out of 5) Big-screen adaptation of the popular television show has nothing new to offer from its small screen counterpart except what a bigger budget affords. That said, it’s … Continue reading

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June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mercury Rising

BB.5 (out of 5) Anyone looking to spend an easy two hours with their favourite action hero will have a good time. Bruce Willis is his usual reluctant hero self, forced … Continue reading

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May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pearl Harbor

B (out of 5) Complete and utter bore that runs an excessive three hours and is rife with plastic dialogue, overly-photographed scenery and impossibly dull pacing. Ben Affleck (looking like … Continue reading

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May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

L.A. Confidential

BBBBB (out of 5) Hands-down my favourite American film of the nineties. Curtis Hanson shocked the world by proving to be not only a great director but an auteur with … Continue reading

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May 22, 2013 · Leave a comment