My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

13 Hours (2016)

MICHAEL BAY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Malta/Morocco/USA, 2016.  Paramount Pictures, 3 Arts Entertainment, Bay Films, Dune Films, Latina Pictures.  Screenplay by Chuck Hogan, based on the book by … Continue reading

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July 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Queen Of The Desert (2015)

WERNER HERZOG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Morocco/USA, 2015.  Benaroya Pictures, H Films, Raslan Company of America.  Screenplay by Werner Herzog.  Cinematography by Peter Zeitlinger.  Produced by Michael Benaroya, Cassian Elwes, Nick N. Raslan.  Music by … Continue reading

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April 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Salvation Army (L’Armee du Salut) (2013)

ABDELLAH TAIA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France/Morocco/Switzerland, 2013.  Les Films de Pierre, Les Films Pelléas, Rita Productions, Ali n’ Films, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Radio Télévision Suisse, SRG SSR … Continue reading

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June 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Matt Shepard Is A Friend Of Mine (2012)

MICHELE JOSUE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/Morocco/Switzerland, 2012.  Run Rabbit Run Media.  Screenplay by Michele Josue.  Cinematography by Craig Trudeau.  Produced by Michele Josue.  Music by Nicholas Jacobson-Larson.  Film Editing by Michele Josue, Liam McNiff.   The … Continue reading

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June 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Intimate Enemies (L’Ennemi Intime)

BB.5 (out of 5) Algeria struggles for independence and the French colonial power responds by rousing up the troops. The action is centred around a sensitive Lieutenant (Benoît Magimel) who … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rock The Casbah

BBB.5 (out of 5) Omar Sharif has a delightful cameo as the head of a wealthy manor in Tangiers who has just passed away.  His spirit sticks around to watch as … Continue reading

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December 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oedipus Rex (Edipo Re)

BBB (out of 5) Extremely strange and shallow but also visually impressive adaptation of Sophocles’ drama. Beginning in a pre-World War I setting, a happy couple give birth to their … Continue reading

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September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBBB.5 (out of 5) A woman in a Muslim village in Africa takes in four young girls who have escaped their circumcision ceremonies and offers them spiritual protection. Her village … Continue reading

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June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Days of Glory (Indigenes) (2006)

RACHID BOUCHAREB Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Algeria/France/Morocco/Belgium, 2006.  Tessalit Productions, Kiss Films, France 2 Cinéma, France 3 Cinéma, StudioCanal, Taza Productions, Tassili Films, La Petite Reine, Versus Production, Royaume du Maroc, … Continue reading

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June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment