My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Documenteur (1981)

AGNES VARDA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/France, 1981.  Ciné Tamaris.  Screenplay by Agnes Varda.  Cinematography by Nurith Aviv, Affonso Beato, Bob Carr.  Music by Georges Delerue.  Film Editing by Bob Gould, Sabine Mamou.  Toronto International Film … Continue reading

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August 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ghost World

BBBB (out of 5) Unforgettably funny look at the growing pains of high school girl Enid (Thora Birch) who doesn’t fit in with the perky teenagers around her, but is … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Great Balls Of Fire!

BBBB (out of 5) The charismatic music and performance style of fifties rocker Jerry Lee Lewis is captured in this energetic musical, particularly benefiting from the excellent lead performance by … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Fighting Temptations

BB (out of 5) Years after he and his mother were kicked out of their small community in Georgia because she sang ‘the devil’s music’, a flailing New York executive … Continue reading

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November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Queen (2006)

STEPHEN FREARS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/France/Italy, 2006.  Pathe Pictures International, Granada Film Productions, Pathé Renn Productions, BIM Distribuzione, France 3 Cinema, Canal+, Future Films, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Peter Morgan.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

All About My Mother (Todo Sobre Mi Madre)

BBBBB (out of 5) Pedro Almodovar offers us his best work yet with this touching and emotionally lyrical film about a nurse (Cecilia Roth in a world class performance) who leaves … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Live Flesh (Carne Tremula) (1997)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  France/Spain, 1997.  El Deseo, CiBy 2000, France 3 Cinéma.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar, Jorge Guerricaechevarria, Ray Loriga, based on the novel by Ruth Rendell.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment