My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Life Is A Bed Of Roses (La vie est un roman) (1983)

ALAIN RESNAIS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  France, 1983.  Fideline Films, Films A2, Filmédis, Les Films Ariane, Soprofilms.  Screenplay by Jean Gruault.  Cinematography by Bruno Nuytten.  Produced by Philippe … Continue reading

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November 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Tenant (1976)

ROMAN POLANSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  France, 1976.  Marianne Productions.  Screenplay by Gerard Brach, Roman Polanski, based on the novel by Roland Topor.  Cinematography by Sven Nykvist.  Produced by Andrew Braunsberg.  Music by … Continue reading

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April 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Vanishing (Spoorloos)

BBBBB (out of 5) George Sluizer fashions a gripping tale about a regular, average couple who break their long highway journey at a rest-stop in order for the young woman … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Le Professionnel

BB.5 (out of 5) Jean-Paul Belmondo is arrested in an African country while attempting to assassinate its president and goes to jail for a couple of years. After being released he … Continue reading

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November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Return Of Martin Guerre (Le Retour De Martin Guerre)

BBBBB (out of 5) Every once in a while you get a film whose various elements are so beautifully in tune with each other that watching it is akin to … Continue reading

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August 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

Paris 36 (Faubourg 36)

BBBB (out of 5) New Years Eve 1935 is not a good day for vaudeville in Paris. A theatre owner’s debts to a local mob boss have finally caught up … Continue reading

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May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment