My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Pain And Glory (Dolor y Gloria) (2019)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  Spain, 2019.  Canal+, Cine@, El Deseo, El Primer Deseo, Gobierno de España, Radio Televisión Española.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Jose … Continue reading

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November 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Julieta (2016)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Spain, 2016.  Echo Lake Entertainment, Canal+ France, Cine+, El Deseo, Television Espanola.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar, based on the stories Chance, Soon and Silence … Continue reading

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December 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA/Spain, 2014.  Chernin Entertainment, Scott Free Productions, Babieka, Volcano Films.  Screenplay by Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Jeffrey Caine, Steven Zaillian. Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.  Produced by … Continue reading

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December 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Monk (Le Moine) (2011)

DOMINIK MOLL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  Spain/France, 2011.  Diaphana Films, Morena Films, El Monje La Pelicula AIE, Estrategia Audiovisual, France 3 Cinéma, Canal+, France Télévision, CinéCinéma, Televisio de Catalunya, Coficup, … Continue reading

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March 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sex And Lucia (Lucia Y El Sexo)

BBB (out of 5) Julio Medem follows Lovers Of The Arctic Circle with another romance that deals with fate and destiny in the lives of los amantes. After a man … Continue reading

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November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lovers Of The Arctic Circle (Los Amantes Del Circulo Polar)

BBB (out of 5) Rich drama and beautiful cinematography make up for sometimes confusing plot about a man and a woman destined to love each other from childhood, despite sometimes … Continue reading

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November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Constant Gardener

BBBB (out of 5) Ralph Fiennes is excellent as a placid British diplomat living in Kenya and grieving over the accidental death of his beautiful wife (Rachel Weisz). Knowing that her … Continue reading

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November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Dancer Upstairs

BB.5 (out of 5) For all its passionate photography, score, convoluted political story and rich cast, this is a surprisingly unaffecting movie. Directed by John Malkovich, it stars Javier Bardem as … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Kite Runner (2007)

MARC FORSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2007.  DreamWorks, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Participant Media, Parkes+MacDonald Image Nation, China Film Co-Production Corporation, Beijing Happy Pictures Cultural Communications Co., Kite Runner Holdings.  Screenplay … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Che: Part Two (2008)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Spain/France/USA, 2008.  Wild Bunch, Telecinco, Laura Bickford Productions, Morena Films, Ministerio de Cultura, Guerrilla Films, Londra Films P&D, Pucara Films.  Screenplay by Peter Buchman, Benjamin A. … Continue reading

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July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Che: Part One (2008)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France/Spain/USA, 2008.  Guerrilla Films, Wild Bunch, Telecinco, Laura Bickford Productions, Morena Films, Ministerio de Cultura.  Screenplay by Peter Buchman, based on the memoir Reminiscences of the … Continue reading

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July 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

I’m So Excited (Los Amantes Pasajeros) (2013)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Spain, 2013.  El Deseo.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Jose Luis Alcaine.  Produced by Agustín Almodóvar, Esther García.  Music by Alberto Iglesias.  Production Design by Antxon … Continue reading

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July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment