My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Youth (2015)

PAOLO SORRENTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Italy/France/Switzerland/United Kingdom, 2015.  Indigo Film, Barbary Films, Pathe, France 2 Cinema, Number 9 Films, C-Films AG, Medusa Film, Film4, Canal+,Cine+, France Televisions, RSI-Radiotelevisione Svizzera, … Continue reading

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January 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

This Must Be The Place (2011)

PAOLO SORRENTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  Italy/France/Ireland, 2011.  Indigo Film, Lucky Red, Medusa Film, ARP Sélection, France 2 Cinéma, Element Pictures, Bord Scannan na hEireann / Irish Film Board, MEDIA … Continue reading

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May 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Twice Born (2012)

SERGIO CASTELLITTO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Italy/Spain, 2012.  Medusa Film, Alien Produzioni, Mod Producciones, Picomedia, Telecinco Cinema, Sky Cinema, Mediaset, Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali, … Continue reading

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April 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tea With Mussolini (1999)

FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Italy/United Kingdom, 1999.  Cattleya, Cineritmo, Medusa Film, Film and General Productions.  Screenplay by John Mortimer, based on the autobiography by Franco Zeffirelli.  Cinematography by David Watkin.  Produced … Continue reading

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March 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Callas Forever (2002)

FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Italy/France/Spain/United Kingdom/Romania, 2002.  Cattleya, Medusa Film, Alquimia Cinema, Film and General Productions, Galfin, Media Pro Pictures, Babe Film, France 2 Cinéma, Canal+, Ministero per … Continue reading

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February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Unknown Woman (The Unknown) (La Sconosciuta)

BBBB (out of 5) A Ukrainian woman shows up in a Roman apartment building to work as a house cleaner, then makes her way into the home of a highly … Continue reading

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February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Malena

BBBB (out of 5) Monica Bellucci stars as the title character, the most beautiful woman in a small Italian village who is also the object of affection for a burgeoning young … Continue reading

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February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Great Beauty (La Grande Bellezza) (2013)

PAOLO SORRENTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Italy/France, 2013.  Indigo Film, Medusa Film, Babe Film, Pathé, France 2 Cinéma, Mediaset, Canal+, Ciné+, France Télévisions, Regione Lazio, Ministero per i Beni e … Continue reading

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February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

I’m Not Scared (Io Non Ho Paura)

BBB.5 (out of 5) A young boy growing up in a poor, desolate village in the sunburnt countryside of Italy stumbles upon treachery in his own family while playing at … Continue reading

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January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Triumph Of Love

BBB.5 (out of 5) In this sun-drenched romance adapted from Marivaux’s play, Mira Sorvino plays a princess whose father before her had usurped the throne from the king of the land … Continue reading

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December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Saturn In Opposition (Saturno Contro)

BB (out of 5) Ferzan Ozpetek makes another melancholy film about life and friendship, though this time he forgets to include much of a story. A group of close friends … Continue reading

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December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Last Kiss (L’Ultimo Bacio)

BBB (out of 5) Four best friends experience all the best that romance has to offer: one is getting married, the other is married with a newborn baby, the third … Continue reading

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November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment