My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

No Fear, No Die (S’en Fout La Mort) (1990)

CLAIRE DENIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  France/West Germany, 1990.  Cinéa, NEF Diffusion.  Screenplay by Claire Denis, Jean-Pol Fargeau.  Cinematography by Pascal Marti.  Produced by Francis Boespflug, Philippe Carcassonne.  Music by Abdullah Ibrahim.  Production Design … Continue reading

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October 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Murmur Of The Heart (Le Souffle Au Coeur) (1971)

LOUIS MALLE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  France/Italy/West Germany, 1971.  Nouvelles Editions de Films, Marianne Productions, Vides Cinematografica, Franz Seitz Filmproduktion.  Screenplay by Louis Malle.  Cinematography by Ricardo Aronovich.  Produced by Vincent Malle, Claude Nedjar.  Music … Continue reading

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August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Quartet (1981)

BB (out of 5) As in all Merchant Ivory films, the physical qualities of this production are top notch: the sets and costumes are gorgeous, the music beautifully scored, and … Continue reading

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June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Going Places (Les Valseuses)

BB (out of 5) This cinematic exercise in youthful debauchery is both fascinating and frustrating at the same time. Gerard Depardieu (in one of his earliest film performances) and best pal … Continue reading

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June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment