My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Little Lili (La petite Lili) (2003)

CLAUDE MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  France/Canada, 2003.  Les Films de la Boissière, Cinémaginaire Inc., Les Films Alain Sarde, France 3 Cinema, Canal+, CineCinema, Natexis Banques Populaires Images … Continue reading

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August 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Green Room (La Chambre Verte) (1978)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  France, 1978.  Les Films du Carrosse, Les Productions Artistes Associes.  Screenplay by Jean Gruault, Francois Truffaut, based on the short stories The Altar of the … Continue reading

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September 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Bronte Sisters (Les Soeurs Bronte) (1979)

ANDRE TECHINE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  France, 1979.  Action Films, Gaumont, France 3.  Scenario and dialogue by Pascal Bonitzer, Andre Techine, with the participation of Jean Gruault.  Cinematography by Bruno Nuytten.  Produced by Yves … Continue reading

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April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Man Who Loved Women (L’homme qui aimait les femmes) (1977)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  France, 1977.  Les Films du Carrosse.  Screenplay by Francois Truffaut, Michel Fermaud, Suzanne Schiffman.  Cinematography by Nestor Almendros.  Produced by Marcel Berbert, Francois Truffaut.  Music by Patrice … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Small Change (L’Argent De Poche)

BBBBB (out of 5) The best film about children made since The 400 Blows, which was also directed by Francois Truffaut. Essentially devoid of a central plot, this irrepressible charmer … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Love On The Run (L’Amour En Fuite)

BBB.5 (out of 5) The final, and weakest, chapter in the adventures of Antoine Doinel, hero of the French New Wave. Jean-Pierre Léaud is once again the affable hero who is … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Woman Next Door (La Femme d’à côté) (1981)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  France, 1981.  Les Films du Carrosse, TF1 Film Production.  Original Scenario by Francois Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Jean Aurel.  Cinematography by William Lubtchansky.  Produced by Francois Truffaut.  Music … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Confidentially Yours (Vivement Dimanche!)

BBBB (out of 5) Francois Truffaut’s last film, while not a masterpiece when compared to his best work, is still an inventive and incredibly fun mystery-thriller in the Hitchcock vein. … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Last Metro (Le Dernier Metro) (1980)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  France, 1980.  Les Films du Carrosse, Sédif Productions, TF1 Films Production, Societe Francaise de Production.  Scenario by Francois Truffaut, Suzanne Schiffman, Dialogue by Francois Truffaut, … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Choice Of Arms (Le Choix Des Armes) (1981)

ALAIN CORNEAU Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France, 1981.  France 2, Parafrance Films, Sara Films.  Screenplay by Alain Corneau, Michel Grisolia.  Cinematography by Pierre-William Glenn.  Produced by Alain Sarde.  Music by Philippe Sarde.  Production Design by Jean-Pierre … Continue reading

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June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rendez-vous (1985)

ANDRE TECHINE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  France, 1985.  Films A2, T. Films.  Screenplay by Olivier Assayas, Andre Techine.  Cinematography by Renato Berta.  Produced by Alain Terzian.  Music by Philippe Sarde.  Production Design by Jean-Pierre … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment