My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Zama (2017)

LUCRECIA MARTEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Argentina/Spain/France/Netherlands/USA/Brazil/Mexico/Portugal/Lebanon/Switzerland, 2017.  Bananeira Filmes, CNC, Canana, El Deseo, Institut Francais, Instituto de la Cinematografia y de las Artes Audiovisuales, Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes … Continue reading

Rate this:

September 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Neruda (2016)

PABLO LARRAIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Chile/Argentina/France/Spain/USA, 2016. AZ Films, Ad hoc studios, Casting del Sur, Centre National du Cinema et de L’Image Animee, Elipsis Capital, Fabula, Fondo Audiovisual Corfo, … Continue reading

Rate this:

December 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Embrace Of The Serpent (El Abrazo De La Serpiente) (2015)

CIRO GUERRA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Colombia/Venezuela/Argentina, 2015.  Buffalo Films, Buffalo Producciones, Caracol Televisión, Centro Nacional Autónomo de Cinematografía, Ciudad Lunar Producciones, Dago García Producciones, Hubert Bals Fund, Instituto … Continue reading

Rate this:

August 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Butterfly (Mariposa) (2015)

MARCO BERGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Argentina, 2015.  Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Audiovisuales, Oh My Gomez! Films, Roberto me dejó Films, Universidad del Cine.   Screenplay by Marco Berger.  Cinematography by Tomas … Continue reading

Rate this:

June 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wild Tales (Relatos Salvajes) (2014)

DAMIAN SZIFRON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Argentina/Spain, 2014.  Corner Producciones, El Deseo, Instituto de la Cinematografia y de las Artes Audiovisuales, Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Audiovisuales, Kramer & Sigman … Continue reading

Rate this:

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lion’s Den (Leonera)

BBBB (out of 5) A pregnant woman is found near the dead body of her lover and is accused of his murder, sent away to prison where she gives birth … Continue reading

Rate this:

February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Crane World (Mundo Grua)

BB (out of 5) Grainy, black and white slice of social realism in which director Pablo Trapero himself appears as a construction worker dealing with the realities of aging. He hangs … Continue reading

Rate this:

February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Last Summer Of La Boyita (El Ultimo Verano De La Boyita)

BB.5 (out of 5) Julia Solomonoff fails to capture the excitement of her debut feature Sisters with this languorous drama.  Jorgelina is a little girl sent to spend the summer with her … Continue reading

Rate this:

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Burnt Money (Plata Quemada)

BBB (out of 5) Leonardo Sbaraglia and Eduardo Noriega play lovers and thieves who are hired to hold up a bank truck in 1960s Buenos Aires. Noriega, the more sensitive of the … Continue reading

Rate this:

December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Fish Child (El Niño Pez)

BB (out of 5) Lucia Puenzo follows her directorial debut XXY with this dreary, unlikeable drama. The daughter of a wealthy politician is madly in love with her native maid, … Continue reading

Rate this:

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Lucky Day (Un Dia De Suerte)

BB (out of 5) The granddaughter of an Italian immigrant in Buenos Aires wanders the city with her slothful friends, then works the odd job as a promotional advertiser on … Continue reading

Rate this:

September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tetro (2009)

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/Argentina/Spain/Italy, 2009.  American Zoetrope, Zoetrope Argentina, Tornasol Films, BIM Distribuzione, Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Audiovisuales, Genercia de Fomento, Television Espanola, Canal+ … Continue reading

Rate this:

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment