My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The White Crow (2018)

RALPH FIENNES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  United Kingdom/France/Serbia, 2018.  BBC Films, Magnolia Mae Films, Metalwork Pictures, Montebello Productions, Work in Progress.  Screenplay by David Hare, inspired by the … Continue reading

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July 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Jackie (2016)

PABLO LARRAIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Chile/France/USA, 2016.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, LD Entertainment, Wild Bunch, Protozoa Pictures, Fabula, Why Not Productions, Endemol Shine North America, Bliss Media, Jackie Productions.  Screenplay … Continue reading

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December 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Yves Saint Laurent (2014)

JALIL LESPERT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  France/Belgium, 2014.  Wy Productions, SND Films, Cinéfrance 1888, Hérodiade, Umedia, uFund, Canal+, Orange Cinéma Séries, Cofinova 10, Indéfilms 2, Procirep, Centre National de la … Continue reading

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September 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Violette

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Remarkably good biopic of an almost forgotten author, Violette Leduc.   Emmanuelle Devos gives a career-crowning performance as a woman who leaves behind a stale marriage of convenience … Continue reading

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October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Amelie (Le Fabuleux Destin D’Amelie Poulain)

BBBB (out of 5) Fans of unapologetically whimsical stories will adore this pitch-perfect French romance from Jean-Pierre Jeunet, the director behind Delicatessen and Alien Resurrection. Amelie, an introverted young woman … Continue reading

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October 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Micmacs (Micmacs A Tire-Larigot)

BBBB (out of 5) After losing his father as a young boy to a minefield accident, a video store clerk is shot in the forehead by a stray bullet and, … Continue reading

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October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chicken With Plums (Poulet Aux Prunes)

BB (out of 5) Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud’s adaptation of their graphic novel Persepolis was such an important and moving human record that they are forgiven any future missteps, … Continue reading

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October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment