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 Sentinel (La Sentinelle) (1992)

ARNAUD DESPLECHIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  France, 1992.  Why Not Productions, 2001 Audiovisuel, La Sept Cinema, Films A2, Canal+, Investimage 3, Sofiarp, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Procirep.  Original Scenario … Continue reading

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April 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

La Vie de Boheme (1992)

AKI KAURISMAKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France/Germany/Sweden/Finland, 1992.  Sputnik, Pyramide Productions, Films A2, Pandora Filmproduktion, Svenska Filminstitutet, Canal+, Sofinergie 2, Centre National De La Cinematographie.  Screenplay by Aki Kaurismaki, based on the novel Scenes … Continue reading

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April 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Frequent Death (Frequence Meurtre)

BB.5 (out of 5) Routine thriller that only has life because of the wonderful work by star Catherine Deneuve. She plays a psychoanalyst who hosts a radio show and begins … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Camille Claudel

BBBB (out of 5) Like many female classical artists of yesteryear, Camille Claudel was a talented, gifted sculptor whose work has long been ignored or (mistakenly?) attributed to a male … Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cyrano De Bergerac (1990)

BBBB (out of 5) Gerard Depardieu is a compelling Cyrano, a nobleman with a laughably big nose who falls in love with the beautiful Roxane (Anne Brochet) but instantly assumes he … Continue reading

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October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Confidentially Yours (Vivement Dimanche!)

BBBB (out of 5) Francois Truffaut’s last film, while not a masterpiece when compared to his best work, is still an inventive and incredibly fun mystery-thriller in the Hitchcock vein. … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment