My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Sunset Song (2015)

TERENCE DAVIES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/Luxembourg, 2015.  Hurricane Films, Iris Productions, SellOutPictures.  Screenplay by Terence Davies, based on the novel by Lewis Grassic Gibbon.  Cinematography by Michael McDonough.  Produced by Roy Boulter, … Continue reading

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May 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Girl With A Pearl Earring

BBBB.5 (out of 5) A young Dutch girl (Scarlett Johansson) from an impoverished family is sent to work as a maid in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer in 17th … Continue reading

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February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

House Of Boys

BBB (out of 5) The early days of the AIDS crisis are combined with a gay remake of Burlesque in this heartfelt, enjoyable but strangely fluffy British melodrama. Young teenager … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

8 1/2 Women (1999)

PETER GREENAWAY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  United Kingdom/The Netherlands/Luxembourg/Germany, 1999.  Woodline Productions, Movie Masters, Delux Productions, Continent Film GmbH, Kasander & Wigman Productions.  Screenplay by Peter Greenaway.  Cinematography by Sacha Vierny, Reinier … Continue reading

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September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

I’ve Loved You So Long (Il Y A Longtemps Que Je T’Aime)

BBB (out of 5) Family drama explodes in different directions when Kristin Scott Thomas, giving her most powerful performance since The English Patient, is released from prison after fifteen years … Continue reading

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June 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hannah Arendt

BBBB (out of 5) Margarethe von Trotta has made a career of solid and rewarding Great Women In History movies, and this is among the best of them. Barbara Sukowa … Continue reading

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June 20, 2013 · 4 Comments