My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Chronicle of a Summer (Chronique D’un Ete) (Paris 1960) (1961)

EDGAR MORIN, JEAN ROUCH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France, 1961.  Argos Films.  Cinematography by Michel Brault, Raoul Coutard, Roger Morilliere, Jean-Jacques Tarbes. Produced by Anatole Dauman, Philippe Lifchitz.  Music by Pierre Barbaud.  Film … Continue reading

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November 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Une Femme Mariee (Une Femme Mariee: Suite de Fragments D’Un) (1964)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  France, 1964.  Anouchka Films, Orsay Films.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Production Design by Henri Nogaret.  Costume Design by Laurence Clairval.  Film Editing by Andree Choty, Francoise … Continue reading

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March 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Shoot The Piano Player (Tirez Sur Le Pianiste)

BBB.5 (out of 5) Francois Truffaut enlisted the star quality of singer-pianist-actor Charles Aznavour for his second feature, a free and easy riff that sits comfortably between his two much more … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jules And Jim (Jules Et Jim)

BBBBB (out of 5) One of Francois Truffaut’s most beloved films, and probably his most famous after The 400 Blows. An Austrian scientist (Oskar Werner) and a French writer (Henri … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Soft Skin (La Peau Douce)

BBB.5 (out of 5) Nationally famous, intellectual writer Pierre Lachenay (Jean Desailly) meets lovely stewardess Nicole (Françoise Dorléac) on a lecture trip to Portugal and is immediately smitten. Their one-night … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bride Wore Black (La Mariee Etait En Noir)

BBBB (out of 5) Francois Truffaut pays marvelous tribute to Alfred Hitchcock with this thriller. Jeanne Moreau is excellent as a vengeful wife whose intention it is to kill the entire … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Two Or Three Things I Know About Her (2 Ou 3 Choses Que Je Sais D’Elle) (1967)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France, 1967.  Argos Films, Anouchka Films, Les Films du Carrosse, Parc Film.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Produced by Anatole Dauman, Raoul Levy.  Costume Design by … Continue reading

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August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Made In U.S.A. (1966)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France, 1966.  Anouchka Films, Rome Paris Films, S.E.P.I.C..  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard, based on the novel The Jugger by Donald E. Westlake.  Cinematography by Raoul … Continue reading

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August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pierrot Le Fou (1965)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  France/Italy, 1965.  Films Georges de Beauregard, Rome Paris Films, Societe Nouvelle de Cinematographie, Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard, based on the … Continue reading

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August 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Alphaville (Alphaville: Une Etrange Aventure De Lemmy Caution) (1965)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  France/Italy, 1965. André Michelin Productions, Filmstudio, Chaumiane.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard, based on the poem Capitale de la Douleur by Paul Eluard.  Cinematography by Raoul … Continue reading

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August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Band Of Outsiders (Bande A Part) (1964)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France, 1964.  Columbia Films, Anouchka Films, Orsay Films.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard, based on the novel Fools’ Gold by Dolores Hitchens.  Cinematography by Raoul Coutard.  Music … Continue reading

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August 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Contempt (Le Mepris) (1963)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  France/Italy, 1963.  Rome Paris Films, Les Films Concordia, Compagnia Cinematografica Champion.  Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard, based on the novel Il Disprezzo by Alberto Moravia.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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August 22, 2013 · 1 Comment