My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Common Wealth (La Comunidad) (2000)

ALEX DE LA IGLESIA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Spain, 2000.  Antena 3 Televisión, Lolafilms, Vía Digital.  Screenplay by Jorge Guerricaechevarria, Alex de la Iglesia.  Cinematography by Kiko de la Rica.  Produced by Andrés Vicente … Continue reading

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February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

F For Fake (Verites Et Mensonges) (1973)

ORSON WELLES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  France/Iran/West Germany, 1973.  Janus Film, SACI.  Screenplay by Orson Welles.  Cinematography by Francois Reichenbach.  Produced by Dominique Antoine.  Music by Michel Legrand.  Film Editing by Marie-Sophie Dubus, Dominique Engerer.   … Continue reading

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September 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Second Skin (Segunda Piel)

BB (out of 5) Ariadna Gil discovers a hotel bill in her husband’s pocket that she knows means he’s having an affair with another woman. Burn on her: he (Jordi Mollà) … Continue reading

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February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Shanghai Spell (El Embrujo De Shanghai) (2002)

FERNANDO TRUEBA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Spain/France/United Kingdom, 2002.  Antena 3 Televisión, Eurimages, Lolafilms, MEDIA Programme of the European Union, Pyramide-Orsans Productions, Shanghai Spell, TeleMadrid, Vía Digital.  Screenplay by Fernando … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Two Much (1996)

FERNANDO TRUEBA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Spain/USA, 1996.  Fernando Trueba Producciones Cinematográficas, Interscope Communications, Lolafilms, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Sociedad General de Televisión, Touchstone Pictures.  Screenplay by Fernando Trueba, David Trueba, … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rowing With The Wind (Remando Al Viento)

BB.5 (out of 5) Produced in Spain with English actors and dialogue, this is another foray into the private summer shared by Lord Byron, Percy Shelley and Mary Shelley when … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Manolete (Blood & Passion) (A Matador’s Mistress) (The Passion Within)

BB.5 (out of 5) Weak attempt at a film biopic of famous bullfighter Manuel Sanchez, starring a miscast Adrien Brody as the torero and Penelope Cruz as the woman blamed for his … Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment