My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Thief (1981)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1981.  Mann/Caan Productions.  Screen Story and Screenplay by Michael Mann, based on the novel by Frank Hohimer.  Cinematography by Donald E. … Continue reading

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May 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

California Split (1974)

ROBERT ALTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1974.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Spelling Goldberg, Won World.  Screenplay by Joseph Walsh.  Cinematography by Paul Lohmann.  Produced by Robert Altman, Joseph Walsh.  Production Design by Leon Ericksen.  Costume … Continue reading

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November 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Trip (1967)

ROGER CORMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1967.  American International Pictures.  Screenplay by Jack Nicholson.  Cinematography by Archie R. Dalzell.  Produced by Roger Corman.  Music by Electric Flag.  Production Design by Leon Ericksen.  Costume Design by Richard … Continue reading

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June 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Alice Sweet Alice (Communion) (1976)

ALFRED SOLE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1976.  Harristown Funding.  Screenplay by Rosemary Ritvo, Alfred Sole.  Produced by Richard K. Rosenberg.  Music by Stephen Lawrence.  Production Design by John Lawless.  Costume Design by Michelle Cohen.  Film Editing … Continue reading

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June 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bang The Drum Slowly (1973)

JOHN D. HANCOCK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1973.  ANJS, Dibs Partnership, Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Mark Harris, based on his novel.  Cinematography by Richard Shore.  Produced by Lois Rosenfield, Maurice Rosenfield.  Music by Stephen … Continue reading

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March 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sleepers

BBBB (out of 5) Four young boys go to juvenile detention for a street prank that gets way out of hand, then suffer through years of sexual abuse from their … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Juror

BB.5 (out of 5) Demi Moore did a double-header turkey show when she followed her box-office failure in Striptease with this lame drama that steals the entire plot from Trial By Jury, … Continue reading

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August 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Prizzi’s Honor (1985)

JOHN HUSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  USA, 1985.  ABC Motion Pictures.  Screenplay by Richard Condon, Janet Roach, based on the novel by Richard Condon.  Cinematography by Andrzej Bartkowiak.  Produced by John Foreman.  Music … Continue reading

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July 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Cotton Club

BBBB (out of 5) Only a filmmaker of Francis Ford Coppola’s skill could make such a mess of a film into something so enjoyable. The weakly plotted screenplay intends to … Continue reading

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June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dick Tracy

BBBB (out of 5) Warren Beatty‘s recreation of Chester Gould’s thirties comic strip is nothing short of a work of art. Working with the same seven colours that comic-book printers … Continue reading

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May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Love Affair (1994)

BBB (out of 5) Warren Beatty co-wrote this remake of Leo McCarey’s ever-popular 1939 film of the same name, which was also filmed by McCarey in 1957 as An Affair To … Continue reading

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May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment