My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Maid To Order (1987)

AMY HOLDEN JONES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1987.  Vista Organization.  Screenplay by Amy Holden Jones, Perry Howze, Randy Howze.  Cinematography by Shelly Johnson.  Produced by Mort Engelberg, … Continue reading

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June 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

A River Runs Through It

BBBB (out of 5) Poetic and touching, this is a good film for those who love movies about fly fishing. All five of you. For the rest, it’s a fantastic … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ted

BBB (out of 5) A lonely little boy makes a wish that his teddy bear will come to life and, miraculously, it does. Decades later, he’s a low-level office employee … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Other Sister

BBB (out of 5) Juliette Lewis‘ heartfelt performance adds much gravity to this sudsy comedy-drama by schlockmeister Garry Marshall. She plays the mentally challenged daughter of Diane Keaton and Tom Skerritt who … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wild Orchid II: Two Shades Of Blue

B (out of 5) As if once wasn’t bad enough, Zalman King decided to make a sequel to his boring sexpot thriller. This one has absolutely nothing to do with … Continue reading

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October 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Top Gun

BB.5 (out of 5) Tom Cruise is a pilot school student who lives under the shadow of his father’s accidental death and the weight of his own smug self-confidence. Constantly at … Continue reading

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September 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Steel Magnolias (1989)

HERBERT ROSS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1989.  TriStar Pictures, Rastar Films.  Screenplay by Robert Harling, based on his play.  Cinematography by John A. Alonzo.  Produced by Ray Stark.  Music by Georges Delerue.  Production Design … Continue reading

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August 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Turning Point (1977)

HERBERT ROSS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1977.  Hera Productions, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Arthur Laurents.  Cinematography by Robert Surtees.  Produced by Arthur Laurents, Herbert Ross.  Music by Carl Czerny, John Lanchbery.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Alien

BBBBB (out of 5) In space, no one can hear you scream, but since most movie theatres are situated on the planet Earth, feel free to shriek your heart out. … Continue reading

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August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Contact

BBBB (out of 5) Jodie Foster plays an earnest scientist who spends her whole life searching for extra-terrestrial life and finds vindication when a message is received from outer space. Naturally, … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tears Of The Sun

BB.5 (out of 5) Bruce Willis stated that he made this film as a way of showing support for President George W. Bush’s desire to launch a massive attack on Iraq. … Continue reading

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August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Dead Zone (1983)

DAVID CRONENBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1983.  Dino De Laurentiis Company.  Screenplay by Jeffrey Boam, based on the novel by Stephen King.  Cinematography by Mark Irwin.  Produced by Debra Hill.  Music by Michael … Continue reading

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July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment