My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Pain And Glory (Dolor y Gloria) (2019)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  Spain, 2019.  Canal+, Cine@, El Deseo, El Primer Deseo, Gobierno de España, Radio Televisión Española.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Jose … Continue reading

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November 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Caresses (Caricies)

BBBB (out of 5) Excellent human drama from Spanish director Ventura Pons has a Ronde-like plot that only helps make the drama richer. The film is a circular collection of … Continue reading

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December 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (Atame!) (1990)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Spain, 1990.  El Deseo.  Story and Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Jose Luis Alcaine.  Produced by Enrique Posner.  Music by Ennio Morricone.  Production Design by Esther García.  Costume … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown (Mujeres Al Borde De Un Ataque De Nervios)

BBBB (out of 5) Pedro Almodovar’s reputation as filmmaker became an art-household name when this delightful comedy was released to great acclaim. It stars the fabulous Carmen Maura as an … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Matador (1986)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Spain, 1986.  Compañía Iberoamericana de TV, Televisión Española.  Story by Pedro Almodovar, Screenplay by Jesus Ferrero, Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Angel Luis Fernandez.  Music by … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dark Habits (Entre Tieneblas)

BB (out of 5) Among the least memorable of the films in the great Pedro Almodovar’s canon. A nightclub singer goes on the run when her junkie boyfriend overdoses on … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pepi, Luci, Bom And Other Girls (Pepi, Luci, Bom…Y Otras Chicas Del Monton)

BBB (out of 5) Pedro Almodovar’s film debut as feature director must be seen by his fans; it is a testament to the talents of a man who could be … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013 · Leave a comment