My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Lady Without Camelias (La Signora Senza Camelie) (1953)

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Italy/France, 1953.  Produzioni Domenico Forges Davanzati, Ente Nazionale Industrie Cinematografiche.  Story by Michelangelo Antonioni, Screenplay by Michelangelo Antonioni, Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Francesco Maselli, Pier Maria Pasinetti.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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December 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

Love In The City (L’Amore In Citta) (1953)

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI, FEDERICO FELLINI, ALBERTO LATTUADA, CARLO LIZZANI, FRANCESCO MASELLI, DINO RISI, CESARE ZAVATTINI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Italy, 1953.  Faro Film.  Screenplay by Michelangelo Antonioni, Aldo Buzzi, Luigi Chiarini, … Continue reading

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December 6, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Overcoat (Il Cappotto)

BBB (out of 5) Adaptation of Nikolai Gogol’s eternal short story adds elements of Italian-style comedy to a tragic narrative. Renato Rascel  stars as an underpaid civil servant who embarrasses … Continue reading

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November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bellissima (1951)

LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Italy, 1951.  Film Bellissima.  Story by Cesare Zavattini, Screenplay by Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Francesco Rosi, Luchino Visconti.  Cinematography by Piero Portalupi, Paul Ronald.  Produced by Savlo D’Angelo.  Music … Continue reading

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September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Le Amiche

BBBB (out of 5) Highlight among the pre-Avventura films that Michelangelo Antonioni made before his rise to stardom at the 1960 Cannes Film Festival. A manager of a fashionable boutique … Continue reading

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May 20, 2013 · Leave a comment