My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Beautiful Boy (2018)

FELIX VAN GROENINGEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2018.  Amazon Studios, Big Indie Pictures, Plan B Entertainment.  Screenplay by Luke Davies, Felix van Groeningen, based on the book Beautiful Boy by David … Continue reading

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November 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

All The Money In The World (2017)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2017.  Imperative Entertainment, RedRum Films, Scott Free Productions, TriStar Productions.  Screenplay by David Scarpa, based on the book by John Pearson.  Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.  Produced by … Continue reading

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January 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

The General’s Daughter (1999)

SIMON WEST Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/Germany, 1999.  Paramount Pictures, Neufeld Rehme Productions, MFP Munich Film Partners GmbH & Company I. Produktions KG, Hollywood Licensing Group, Mace Neufeld Productions.  Screenplay by Christopher … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Last Holiday (2006)

WAYNE WANG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2006.  Last Holiday Productions, Paramount Pictures, ImageMovers, Laurence Mark Productions, The Paperback Company Films, Stillking Films.  Screenplay by Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman, based … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Substance Of Fire

BBBB (out of 5) Sterling drama stars an excellent Ron Rifkin as a Holocaust survivor now entering his twilight years and enjoying the success of his profitable Manhattan publishing firm. Having … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Last Mimzy

BB.5 (out of 5) Two little children playing on the beach near their family’s vacation home are delighted when a mysterious box appears in the sand and turns out to … Continue reading

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January 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Made In Heaven

B.5 (out of 5) Annoyingly sappy schlock from director Alan Rudolph, whose films can usually be counted on to be anything but cheesy. Timothy Hutton plays a young man in the … Continue reading

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January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ordinary People

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Casting against type is what’s best about this family drama, one of the first to start the 80s trend of sober films where people talk about … Continue reading

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December 19, 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

The Falcon And The Snowman (1985)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1985.  Hemdale.  Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the book by Robert Lindsey.  Cinematography by Allen Daviau.  Produced by Gabriel Katzka, John Schlesinger.  Music by Lyle Mays, Pat … Continue reading

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September 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Everybody’s All-American

BBB.5 (out of 5) This enjoyable drama centres around the loss of youth’s golden dreams in the wake of grown-up reality. Dennis Quaid plays a star college football player who sees … Continue reading

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September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

French Kiss

BBBB (out of 5) Meg Ryan is happily in love with her fiance (Timothy Hutton) until she gets a call from him during his business trip to Paris that he … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment