My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Frankie (2019)

IRA SACHS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  France/Portugal, 2019.  SBS Productions, O Som e a Furia, Beluga Tree, Proximus, ICA Minority Portuguese Co-Production Fund, Centre National De La Cinematographie, … Continue reading

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November 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Non-Fiction (Doubles vies) (2018)

OLIVIER ASSAYAS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  France, 2018.  CG Cinéma, Vortex Sutra, Arte France Cinema, Playtime, Arte France, Canal+, Cine@, Cinécapital, Cinéventure 3, Cofinova 14, Indéfilms 6, La … Continue reading

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June 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Bronte Sisters (Les Soeurs Bronte) (1979)

ANDRE TECHINE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  France, 1979.  Action Films, Gaumont, France 3.  Scenario and dialogue by Pascal Bonitzer, Andre Techine, with the participation of Jean Gruault.  Cinematography by Bruno Nuytten.  Produced by Yves … Continue reading

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April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pauline At The Beach (Pauline A La Plage) (1983)

ERIC ROHMER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France, 1983.  Les Films Ariane, Les Films du Losange.  Screenplay by Eric Rohmer.  Cinematography by Nestor Almendros.  Produced by Margaret Menegoz.  Music by Jean-Louis Valéro.  Film Editing by … Continue reading

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September 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

La Vie En Rose (La Mome) (2007)

OLIVIER DAHAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  France/United Kingdom/Czech Republic, 2007.  Légende Films, TF1 International, TF1 Films Production, Okko Productions, Songbird Pictures, Canal+, TPS Star, Scotts Atlantic, Sofica Valor 7.  Screenplay by … Continue reading

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July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

La Vie Promise (Ghost River) (2002)

OLIVIER DAHAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France, 2002.  FIT Productions, Portman Productions, Societe Francaise de Production, K2 SA, Capitol Films, Eurimages, European Co-production Fund, Canal+, StudioCanal.  Screenplay by Olivier Dahan, Agnes Fustier-Dahan.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Queen Margot (La Reine Margot)

BBBB (out of 5) Sumptuous costumes and excellent action sequences highlight this French melodrama, though the excessive length might not work for all audiences. Isabelle Adjani is strong in the lead … Continue reading

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June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gabrielle (2005)

BBBB (out of 5) Deeply challenging but unforgettable adaptation of Joseph Conrad’s The Return. After ten years of a seemingly perfect marriage, a nineteenth-century gentleman comes home to find a … Continue reading

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June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Time Regained (Le temps retrouvé, d’après l’oeuvre de Marcel Proust) (1999)

RAOUL RUIZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  France/Italy/Portugal, 1999.  Gemini Films, France 2 Cinéma, Les Films du Lendemain, Blu Cinematografica, Madragoa Filmes, Eurimages, Canal+, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Procirep.  Screenplay by Raoul Ruiz, … Continue reading

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June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment