My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Camilla (1994)

DEEPA MEHTA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Canada/United Kingdom, 1994.  Miramax, Majestic Films International, Newcomm, Norstar Releasing, Shaftesbury Films, Skreba Films, Téléfilm Canada, Ontario Film Development Corporation, FUND, British Screen Productions, … Continue reading

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November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Barney’s Version

BBB (out of 5) Barney Panofsky (Paul Giamatti) marries a crazy artist (Rachelle Lefevre) in Rome, later a mouthy, rich Montreal Jewish girl (Minnie Driver) and, following the divorce, finally … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Le Polygraphe (1996)

ROBERT LEPAGE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Canada/France/Germany, 1996.  In Extremis Images, Cinéa, Road Movies Dritte Produktionen, Canadian Government, Filmboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Gouvernement du Québec, Ministere de la Culture, Societe de … Continue reading

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November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment


BB (out of 5) This extremely odd film will have very little appeal for mass audiences. It tells the surreal memoir of a boy growing up in Montreal who sincerely … Continue reading

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November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Eye Of The Beholder

BB (out of 5) Incomprehensible thriller that has stylish moments but for the most part is just too silly for words. Ashley Judd is terrific as a psychopathic killer who … Continue reading

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July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Barbarian Invasions (Les Invasions Barbares)

BBBB (out of 5) Almost twenty years after the release of his successful Decline of the American Empire, Quebec filmmaker Denys Arcand has returned with this excellent reunion of the … Continue reading

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May 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Decline Of The American Empire (Le Declin de L’Empire Americain)

BBBB (out of 5) Four men prepare a dinner party and discuss women (or in one case, men), their bodies and the affairs they’ve enjoyed with them. Four women meet … Continue reading

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May 22, 2013 · Leave a comment