My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Nearest To Heaven (Au Plus Pres Du Paradis)

BB.5 (out of 5) Watching Catherine Deneuve loll around her apartment for two hours really is entertainment in itself, but a boring movie is a boring movie and even her fantastic … Continue reading

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November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Venus Beauty Institute (Venus Beaute Institut)

BB.5 (out of 5) The lovely Nathalie Baye plays an employee of a beauty salon who enjoys one-night stands with men but refuses to accept the idea of love, even when … Continue reading

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November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Intimate Strangers (Confidences Trop Intimes)

BBB.5 (out of 5) In this latest chamber piece of masterful subtlety from the wonderful Patrice Leconte, Sandrine Bonnaire is wonderful as a troubled woman who arrives for her appointment with … Continue reading

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November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Palais Royal

B.5 (out of 5) Disappointingly anodyne comedy directed, co-written by and starring the fabulous Valerie Lemercier. She plays the wife to the prince of France whose life of relative obscurity … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Monsieur Ibrahim (Monsieur Ibrahim Et Les Fleurs Du Coran)

BBB.5 (out of 5) Sweet, syrupy little film about a pubescent Jewish boy living in 1960s Paris who lives an emotionally orphaned life without any guidance. He finds it in … Continue reading

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July 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cote D’Azur (Crustaces Et Coquillages)

BBB.5 (out of 5) The directors of Funny Felix return with another summer tale of romance in sun-soaked France. A family vacationing on the Riviera is temporarily broken up by the … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment