My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Jess & James (2015)

SANTIAGO GIRALT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Argentina, 2015.  Los Griegos Films.  Screenplay by Santiago Giralt.  Cinematography by Connie Martin.  Produced by Federico Carol.  Music by Emisor.  Film Editing by Santiago Giralt.   Two young men meet … Continue reading

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May 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Third One (El Tercero) (2014)

RODRIGO GUERRERO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Argentina, 2014.  Twins Latin Films.  Screenplay by Rodrigo Guerrero.  Cinematography by Gustavo Tejeda.  Produced by Rodrigo Guerrero.  Music by Tomas Barry, Silvina Costa, Felix Cristiani, Daniel Melero.  Production Design … Continue reading

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June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

God’s Slave (Esclavo de Dios) (2013)

JOEL NOVOA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Venezuela/Argentina, 2013.  Arlequin Films, Joel Films.  Screenplay by Fernando Butazzoni.  Cinematography by Carlos Luis Rodriguez.  Produced by Joseph Novoa.  Music by Emilio Kauderer.  Costume Design by Marianela Rios.  Film Editing by … Continue reading

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June 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

They All Lie (Todos Mienten) (2009)

MATIAS PINEIRO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Argentina, 2009.  HD Argentina, Universidad del Cine.  Screenplay by Matias Pineiro.  Cinematography by Fernando Lockett.  Produced by Lionel Braverman, Pablo Chernov, Maria del Carmen Fernandez Montes, Ivan … Continue reading

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May 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lion’s Den (Leonera)

BBBB (out of 5) A pregnant woman is found near the dead body of her lover and is accused of his murder, sent away to prison where she gives birth … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Crane World (Mundo Grua)

BB (out of 5) Grainy, black and white slice of social realism in which director Pablo Trapero himself appears as a construction worker dealing with the realities of aging. He hangs … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Born And Bred (Nacido Y Criado)

BBBB (out of 5) A young family are on their way to a last-minute getaway vacation when their car veers off the road and their lives are put into complete … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Last Summer Of La Boyita (El Ultimo Verano De La Boyita)

BB.5 (out of 5) Julia Solomonoff fails to capture the excitement of her debut feature Sisters with this languorous drama.  Jorgelina is a little girl sent to spend the summer with her … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sisters (Hermanas)

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Add this one to the constantly growing list of excellent Argentinian movies that deal with the turbulent history of the country’s military dictatorship in the seventies. … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Miss Tacuarembo

BB (out of 5) Uruguayan pop singer Natalia Oreiro has an impressive double role in this annoying musical comedy, about a young woman who grows up in the sticks and dreams … Continue reading

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January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Other (El Otro)

BBB.5 (out of 5) Absorbing, moody drama about a man who takes care of his aging father and finds out that his girlfriend is pregnant. While on a business trip … Continue reading

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December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Whisky Romeo Zulu

BBB (out of 5) Former airline pilot Enrique Pineyro is most famous in his home country of Argentina for having been the whistle blower who alerted his country (and eventually the … Continue reading

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December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment