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

Zama (2017)

LUCRECIA MARTEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Argentina/Spain/France/Netherlands/USA/Brazil/Mexico/Portugal/Lebanon/Switzerland, 2017.  Bananeira Filmes, CNC, Canana, El Deseo, Institut Francais, Instituto de la Cinematografia y de las Artes Audiovisuales, Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes … Continue reading

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September 28, 2017 · 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

Wild Tales (Relatos Salvajes) (2014)

DAMIAN SZIFRON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Argentina/Spain, 2014.  Corner Producciones, El Deseo, Instituto de la Cinematografia y de las Artes Audiovisuales, Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Audiovisuales, Kramer & Sigman … Continue reading

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March 13, 2015 · 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

The Holy Girl (La Nina Santa) (2004)

LUCRECIA MARTEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Argentina/Italy/The Netherlands/Spain, 2004.  La Pasionaria S.r.l., R&C Produzioni, Teodora Film, El Deseo, Fondazione Montecinemaverita, Hubert Bals Fund, Lita Stantic Producciones.  Screenplay by Lucrecia Martel, contributing writer … Continue reading

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November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Headless Woman (La Mujer Sin Cabeza) (2008)

LUCRECIA MARTEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Argentina/France/Italy/Spain, 2008.  Aquafilms, El Deseo, R&C Produzioni, Slot Machine, Teodora Film.  Screenplay by Lucrecia Martel.  Cinematography by Barbara Alvarez.  Produced by Agustín Almodóvar, Pedro Almodovar, Tilde Corsi, Veronica … Continue reading

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November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Devil’s Backbone (El Espinazo Del Diablo)

GUILLERMO DEL TORO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Spain/Mexico, 2001.  El Deseo, Tequila Gang, Sogepaq, Canal+ Espana, Anhelo Producciones.  Screenplay by Guillermo del Toro, Antonio Trashorras, David Munoz.  Cinematography by Guillermo Navarro.  Produced by Agustín … Continue reading

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July 10, 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

My Life Without Me

BBBB (out of 5) Sarah Polley plays a university janitor who works late nights while her husband (Scott Speedman) is still looking for a job. Raising her two daughters in … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Skin I Live In (La Piel Que Habito) (2011)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Spain, 2011.  Blue Haze Entertainment, Canal+ Espana, El Deseo, FilmNation Entertainment, Instituto de Credito Oficial, Instituto de la Cinematografia y de las Artes … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Broken Embraces (Los Abrazos Rotos) (2009)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Spain, 2009.  Universal Pictures International, Canal+ Espana, El Deseo, Instituto de Credito Oficial, Instituto de la Cinematografia y de las Artes Audiovisuales, Lanzarote … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment