My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

A View From The Top (2003)

BRUNO BARRETO Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA, 2003.  Miramax, Brad Grey Pictures, Cohen Productions.  Screenplay by Eric Wald.  Cinematography by Affonso Beato.  Produced by Matthew Baer, Bobby Cohen, … Continue reading

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December 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

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 (2001)

TERRY ZWIGOFF Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/United Kingdom/Germany, 2001.  United Artists, Granada Film Productions, Jersey Shore, Mr. Mudd, Advanced Medien, Capitol Films.  Screenplay by Daniel Clowes, Terry Zwigoff, based on the … 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

The Flower Of My Secret (La Flor De Mi Secreto) (1995)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Spain/France, 1995.  CiBy 2000, El Deseo.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar, based on the short story The Lovely Leave by Dorothy Parker.  Cinematography by Affonso Beato.  Produced by Esther … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment