My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

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

Imagining Argentina

BB (out of 5) It would probably be a misfire even if you had never seen a movie before, but given how many superior films have been made on a … Continue reading

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September 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Goya’s Ghosts

B (out of 5) The Spanish Inquisition gets itself in full swing under the direction of feverishly devoted priest Javier Bardem. Among the many goals of this conservative administration are … Continue reading

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July 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pan’s Labyrinth (El Laberinto Del Fauno) (2006)

GUILLERMO DEL TORO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Spain/Mexico/USA, 2006.  Estudios Picasso, Tequila Gang, Esperanto Filmoj, Sententia Entertainment, Telecinco.  Screenplay by Guillermo Del Toro.  Cinematography by Guillermo Navarro.  Produced by Alvaro Augustin, Alfonso Cuaron, Guillermo … Continue reading

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July 10, 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