My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Shanghai Spell (El Embrujo De Shanghai) (2002)

FERNANDO TRUEBA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Spain/France/United Kingdom, 2002.  Antena 3 Televisión, Eurimages, Lolafilms, MEDIA Programme of the European Union, Pyramide-Orsans Productions, Shanghai Spell, TeleMadrid, Vía Digital.  Screenplay by Fernando … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Palais Royal

B.5 (out of 5) Disappointingly anodyne comedy directed, co-written by and starring the fabulous Valerie Lemercier. She plays the wife to the prince of France whose life of relative obscurity … Continue reading

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November 6, 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

Leaving (Partir)

BBBB (out of 5) Kristin Scott Thomas plays the wife of a wealthy physician (Yvan Attal) who is looking to get back into her own work as a physiotherapist after years … Continue reading

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July 1, 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