My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Dalida (2016)

LISA AZUELOS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  France, 2016.  Bethsabée Mucho, Pathe, TF1 Films Production, Umedia, Universal Music Publishing, Rai Cinema, Les Productions Orlando, uFund, Jouror Productions, Canal+, TF1, Orange … Continue reading

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April 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

Deux (1989)

CLAUDE ZIDI Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  France, 1989.  DD Productions, Films 7, Orly Films, Sédif Productions, TF1 Films Production.  Story by Claude Zidi, Screenplay by Claude Zidi, Catherine Rihoit, Charles Trieschmann. … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Face (Visage) (2009)

TSAI MING-LIANG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France/Taiwan/Belgium/The Netherlands, 2009.  JBA Production, Homegreen Films, Musée du Louvre Paris, Tarantula, Circe Films, Arte France Cinéma, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Government Information Office … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cyrano De Bergerac (1990)

BBBB (out of 5) Gerard Depardieu is a compelling Cyrano, a nobleman with a laughably big nose who falls in love with the beautiful Roxane (Anne Brochet) but instantly assumes he … Continue reading

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October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Horseman On The Roof (Le Hussard Sur Le Toit)

BBB (out of 5) Enjoyable costume drama from France is as empty-headed as a low-rent romance novel. An epidemic has broken out in a peaceful region in France during the … Continue reading

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October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Testament Of Orpheus (Le Testament D’Orphee)

BBB (out of 5) Jean Cocteau completes his Orphic trilogy and closes his film career with this little meditation on inspiration and art. He stars as a medieval poet who … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Manon Of The Spring (Manon Des Sources)

BBBBB (out of 5) A fantastic sequel to Jean De Florette that ties up all the story’s loose ends and has a few delights of its own. Emmanuelle Béart stars as … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jean De Florette

BBBBB (out of 5) First part of two films that is completed by its even better sequel Manon Of The Spring. Gerard Depardieu plays a humpbacked farmer who buys a … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Loving Father (Aime Ton Pere)

BBB.5 (out of 5) A celebrated author (Gerard Depardieu) is awarded the Nobel Prize for literature and decides to make the trip from his French farm to Oslo on his … Continue reading

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June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment