My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Shanghai Spell (El Embrujo De Shanghai) (2002)

FERNANDO TRUEBA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Spain/France/United Kingdom, 2002.  Antena 3 Televisión, Eurimages, Lolafilms, MEDIA Programme of the European Union, Pyramide-Orsans Productions, Shanghai Spell, TeleMadrid, Vía Digital.  Screenplay by Fernando … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Calle 54 (2000)

FERNANDO TRUEBA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Spain/France/Italy/Mexico/Belgium, 2000.  Cinétévé, Fernando Trueba Producciones Cinematográficas, SGAE, Arte France Cinéma, Canal+, Televisión Española, Vía Digital, Fandango, Tequila Gang.  Screenplay by Fernando Trueba.  Cinematography by Jose Luis … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Portrait Of Carlos Saura (Retrato De Carlos Saura)

BBBB (out of 5) This documentary triptych through the life and career of Spanish filmmaker Carlos Saura is often more entertaining than many of his films. It details, in one … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Speaking Of Bunuel (Regarding Bunuel) (A Proposito De Bunuel)

BBBB (out of 5) Wonderful documentary that captures both the fascinating personality and the superb work of the greatest filmmaker of all time, Luis Bunuel.  Touching on aspects of his … Continue reading

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November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fados

BBBB (out of 5) Continuing a series of films in which he celebrates aspects of Iberian musical culture, Carlos Saura extends his net a little further west from his native … Continue reading

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August 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bunuel And King Solomon’s Table (Bunuel Y La Mesa del Rey Salomon)

BBB (out of 5) Deliciously odd little tale about a fictionalized Luis Bunuel (Academy Award-winning director of such foreign classics as Belle De Jour and The Discreet Charm of the … Continue reading

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August 11, 2013 · Leave a comment