My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Witches (Le streghe) (1967)

MAURO BOLOGNINI, VITTORIO DE SICA, PIER PAOLO PASOLINI, FRANCO ROSSI, LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  Italy/France, 1967.  Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica, Les Productions Artistes Associes.  Story and screenplay “La Strega … Continue reading

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February 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Stranger (Lo straniero) (1967)

LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Italy/France/Algeria, 1967.  Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica, Master Film, Marianne Productions, Casbah Film.  Screenplay by Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Georges Conchon, Luchino Visconti, script revisions by Emmanuel … Continue reading

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September 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

American Dreamer (1984)

RICK ROSENTHAL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1984.  CBS Theatrical Films.  Story by Ann Biderman, Screenplay by David Greenwalt, Jim Kouf.  Cinematography by Jan de Bont, Giuseppe Rotunno.  Produced by Doug Chapin.  Music by Lewis … Continue reading

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January 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Boccaccio ’70 (1962)

VITTORIO DE SICA, FEDERICO FELLINI, MARIO MONICELLI, LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Italy/France, 1962.  Cineriz, Concordia Compagnia Cinematografica, Francinex, Gray-Film.  Screenplay by Giovanni Arpino, Italo Calvino, Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Federico Fellini, … Continue reading

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April 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

All Screwed Up (Tutto A Posto E Niente In Ordine) (1974)

LINA WERTMULLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5. Italy, 1974.  Euro International Film.  Screenplay by Lina Wertmuller.  Cinematography by Giuseppe Rotunno.  Produced by Romano Cardarelli.  Music by Piero Piccioni.  Production Design by Enrico Job, Gianni Quaranta.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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April 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Organizer (The Organiser) (The Strikers) (I Compagni)

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Radical professor on the lam Marcello Mastroianni shows up in Turin in the late 1800s, a city on the verge of revolution. The exploited factory employees are … Continue reading

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November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Once Upon A Crime…

BB (out of 5) Inspired by Mario Camerini’s 1960 film Crimen, this mildly amusing comedy of errors never manages to inspire any kind of involvement from its audience. Sean Young … Continue reading

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November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Secret Of Santa Vittoria

BB.5 (out of 5) The Italian hamlet of Santa Vittoria decides, in the early forties, to oust their current leadership in favour of placing a drunken lout of a wine … Continue reading

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November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Le Notti Bianche (White Nights) (1957)

LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Italy/France, 1957.  Cinematografica Associati, Intermondia Films, Vides Cinematografica.  Story and Screenplay by Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Luchino Visconti, based on the novel Belye Noci by Fyodor … Continue reading

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September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rocco And His Brothers (Rocco E I Suoi Fratelli) (1960)

LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  Italy/France, 1960.  Titanus, Les Films Marceau.  Story by Luchino Visconti, Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Vasco Pratolini, Screenplay and dialogue by Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Pasquale Festa Campanile, … Continue reading

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September 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Leopard (Il Gattopardo) (1963)

LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Italy/France, 1963.  Titanus, Societe Nouvelle Pathe Cinema, Société Générale de Cinématographie.  Screenplay and adaptation by Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Pasquale Festa Campanile, Enrico Medioli, Massimo … Continue reading

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September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Adventures Of Baron Munchausen

BB.5 (out of 5) The visual splendour of this gargantuan movie can be the only reason that anyone would want to put themselves through it; other than the sumptuous costumes … Continue reading

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August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment