My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Lorna’s Silence (Le silence de Lorna) (2008)

JEAN-PIERRE DARDENNE, LUC DARDENNE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Belgium/France/Italy/Germany, 2008.  Les Films Du Fleuve, Archipel 35, Lucky Red, Radio Television Belge Francophone, Arte France Cinema, WDR / Arte, … Continue reading

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August 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Unknown Girl (La fille inconnue) (2016)

JEAN-PIERRE DARDENNE, LUC DARDENNE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Belgium/France, 2016.  Les Films Du Fleuve, Archipel 35, Savage Film, France 2 Cinema, VOO, BE TV, Radio Television Belge Francophone, … Continue reading

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July 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Gate (Le Temps Des Aveux) (2014)

REGIS WARGNIER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Cambodia/France, 2014.  Les Films du Cap, Gaumont, Scope Pictures, Bophana Production, France 3 Cinéma, Orange Cinéma Séries, Ciné+, France Télévisions, Eurimages, Procirep, Angoa-Agicoa, MEDIA … Continue reading

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October 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Two Days, One Night (Deux Jours, Une Nuit) (2014)

JEAN-PIERRE DARDENNE, LUC DARDENNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Belgium/France/Italy, 2014.  Les Films du Fleuve, Archipel 35, BIM Distribuzione, Eyeworks, France 2 Cinéma, Radio Télévision Belge Francophone, Belgacom, Centre du Cinéma … Continue reading

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September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Where Is Madame Catherine? (Les Mans Buides)

BB (out of 5) When an aged woman suddenly dies while having a few kicks with her good friend (Olivier Gourmet), he decides to bury her without telling anyone and … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Home (2008)

BBBB (out of 5) Isabelle Huppert and Olivier Gourmet head a family of five who live in a small house beside an unfinished, abandoned highway. Their life proceeds in an orderly, small-town … Continue reading

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November 20, 2013 · 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

Rosetta

BBB (out of 5) Palme D’Or winner for Best Picture at the Cannes Film Festival, with Émilie Dequenne also collecting Best Actress for her natural and unmannered performance as a … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Son (Le Fils) (2002)

JEAN-PIERRE DARDENNE, LUC DARDENNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Belgium/France, 2002.  Archipel 35, Les Films du Fleuve, Radio Télévision Belge Francophone.  Screenplay by Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne.  Cinematography by Alain Marcoen.  Produced … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Child (L’Enfant) (2005)

JEAN-PIERRE DARDENNE, LUC DARDENNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Belgium/France, 2005.  Les Films Du Fleuve, Archipel 33, Radio Television Belge Francophone, Arte France Cinema, Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Kid With A Bike (Le Gamin Au Velo)

BBBBB (out of 5) The Dardenne brothers make their most perfect film yet with this captivating, moving account of love and family that springs out of a moment of spontaneous … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hidden Love (L’amore nascosto)

BB.5 (out of 5) One gets the impression that the word “harrowing” was invented simply to make sure we’d never run out of ways to describe Isabelle Huppert. In this … Continue reading

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June 14, 2013 · Leave a comment