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

8 Women (8 Femmes) (2002)

FRANCOIS OZON Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.5.  France/Italy, 2002.  BIM Distribuzione, Canal+, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Fidélité Productions, France 2 Cinema, Gimages 5, Local Films, Mars Distribution.  Screenplay by Francois Ozon, … Continue reading

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December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Water Drops On Burning Rocks (Gouttes D’Eau Sur Pierres Brulantes) (2000)

FRANCOIS OZON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  France, 2000.  Fidélité Productions, Les Films Alain Sarde, Euro Space, Studio Images 6.  Screenplay by Francois Ozon, based on the play Tropfen Auf Heisse Steine by Rainer … Continue reading

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December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Swimming Pool (2003)

FRANCOIS OZON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France/United Kingdom, 2003.  Fidélité Productions, France 2 Cinema, Gimages, FOZ, Headforce Ltd., Canal+.  Screenplay by Francois Ozon, Emmanuele Bernheim, English translations by Sionann O’Neill.  Cinematography by Yorick Le … Continue reading

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December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Love Songs (Les Chansons D’Amour)

BBBB (out of 5) Christophe Honore follows up more disturbing films like Ma Mere with this delightful musical that isn’t without some dark tones of its own.  Clotilde Hesme, Ludivine … Continue reading

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October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cyrano De Bergerac (1990)

BBBB (out of 5) Gerard Depardieu is a compelling Cyrano, a nobleman with a laughably big nose who falls in love with the beautiful Roxane (Anne Brochet) but instantly assumes he … Continue reading

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October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Children Of The Century (Les Enfants Du Siecle)

BB.5 (out of 5) Juliette Binoche is excellent as George Sand in this incredibly soapy drama. The story focuses on her tempestuous relationship with Alfred de Musset (Benoît Magimel) as they … Continue reading

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August 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Love Crime (Crime Of Passion) (Crime D’Amour) (2010)

ALAIN CORNEAU Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France, 2010.  SBS Films, France 2 Cinema, Divali Films, Sofica UGC 1, Canal+, CineCinema, France Télévision, Invictus Films.  Screenplay by Alain Corneau, Natalie Carter. Cinematography by Yves Angelo.  Produced … Continue reading

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June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Peter Pan (2003)

B (out of 5) You know you’re in trouble when you’ve made a Peter Pan film that’s worse than Hook. J.M. Barrie’s popular play is adapted “like you’ve never seen … Continue reading

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June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Paris, Je T’Aime (2006)

Olivier Assayas, Frederic Auburtin, Emmanuel Benbihy, Gurinder Chadha, Sylvain Chomet, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Isabel Coixet, Wes Craven, Alfonso Cuaron, Gerard Depardieu, Christopher Doyle, Richard LaGravenese, Vincenzo Natali, Alexander Payne, … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Wife Is An Actress (Ma Femme Est Une Actrice)

BB.5 (out of 5) Yvan Attal directs himself and his real-life wife Charlotte Gainsbourg as fictional versions of themselves in this charming comedy-drama. He lives with his actress wife and undergoes … Continue reading

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May 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Girl Cut In Two (La Fille Coupee En Deux)

BBBB (out of 5) A cheerful weather girl (Ludivine Sagnier) in Lyons has her life of straightforward ambition thrown into a quandary when she falls madly in love with an … Continue reading

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May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment