My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

French Cancan (1954)

JEAN RENOIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  France/Italy, 1954.  Franco London Films, Jolly Film.  Idea by Andre-Paul Antoine, adaptation and dialogue by Jean Renoir.  Cinematography by Michel Kelber.  Produced by Louis Wipf.  Music by Georges … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

What’s New Pussycat

BB.5 (out of 5) The first feature film script written by Woody Allen to be produced, this so-so comedy stars Peter O’Toole as a notorious ladies’ man who wants very much … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Fanfan La Tulipe

BBBB (out of 5) Gerard Philipe is sensational in this wonderful swashbuckler, reminiscent of the thrilling Errol Flynn adventures of the 1930s and 40s. He plays the title hero, a … Continue reading

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June 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Violette (Violette Noziere)

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Early in her fantastic career, Isabelle Huppert gave one of her first notable lead performances in this excellent film, earning her first Best Actress award at the … Continue reading

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May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment