My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Devil’s Advocate (1997)

TAYLOR HACKFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5.  USA/Germany, 1997.  Warner Bros., Regency Enterprises, Kopelson Entertainment, Taurus Film, Monarchy Enterprises B.V..  Screenplay by Jonathan Lemkin, Tony Gilroy, based on the novel by Andrew … Continue reading

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January 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

City Of Angels

BBB.5 (out of 5) Stylish and poetic remake of Wim Wenders’ classic Wings of Desire, featuring Nicolas Cage as the wandering angel in search of his own humanity, and Meg Ryan as … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

B.5 (out of 5) Uneven adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic fantasy play that will seem choppy and badly edited even to those completely unfamiliar with the original. Director Michael Lehmann has … Continue reading

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October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Negotiator (1998)

F. GARY GRAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Germany/USA, 1998.  Regency Enterprises, Mandeville Films, New Regency Pictures, Monarchy Enterprises B.V.,Taurus Film.  Screenplay by James DeMonaco, Kevin Fox.  Cinematography by Russell Carpenter.  Produced by David Hoberman, … Continue reading

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August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pushing Tin (1999)

MIKE NEWELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Germany/USA, 1999.  3 Miles Apart Productions Ltd., Art Linson Productions, Dogstar Films, Fox 2000 Pictures, Regency Enterprises, Taurus Film.  Screenplay by Glen Charles, … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fight Club

BBBB (out of 5) Edward Norton overindulges himself in the consumerism of 1990s corporate America and finds himself joining a savage, underground boxing club to let it all go and return … Continue reading

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June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Man Who Knew Too Little

BBBB (out of 5) Bill Murray is delightful in this spry comedic version of The Game that combines British wit and American slapstick with impressive flair. He plays a doltish Blockbuster … Continue reading

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May 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Entrapment

BBB.5 (out of 5) Gorgeous production design compensates for a lot in this slick heist film starring Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones. They play two of the world’s top treasure thieves … Continue reading

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May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment