My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Fire (1996)

DEEPA MEHTA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Canada/India, 1996.  Trial by Fire Films Inc., Kaleidoscope Entertainment.  Screenplay by Deepa Mehta.  Cinematography by Giles Nuttgens.  Produced by Bobby Bedi, Deepa Mehta.  Music by A.R. Rahman.  Production Design … Continue reading

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October 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Drifting Clouds (Kauas Pilvet Karkaavat) (1996)

AKI KAURISMAKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   Finland, 1996.  Sputnik.  Screenplay by Aki Kaurismaki.  Cinematography by Timo Salminen.  Produced by Aki Kaurismaki.  Music by Shelley Fisher.  Production Design by Markku Peltola, Jukka Salmi.  Costume Design by Tuula … Continue reading

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August 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beyond The Clouds (Al Di La Delle Nuvole) (1995)

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI, WIM WENDERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  France/Germany/Italy, 1995.  Sunshine, France 3 Cinema, Ciné B, Cecchi Gori Group Tiger Cinematografica, Road Movies Zweite Produktionen, Canal+, Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der … Continue reading

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October 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bound (1996)

LILLY WACHOWSKI, LANA WACHOWSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1996.  Dino De Laurentiis Company, Spelling Films.  Screenplay by Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski.  Cinematography by Bill Pope.  Produced by Stuart Boros, Andrew Lazar.  Music by Don Davis.  Production … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Substance Of Fire

BBBB (out of 5) Sterling drama stars an excellent Ron Rifkin as a Holocaust survivor now entering his twilight years and enjoying the success of his profitable Manhattan publishing firm. Having … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment


BBB (out of 5) Smarmy film by Lynne Stopkewich (her directorial debut) about a necrophiliac woman (Molly Parker) who spends her evenings making love to the various cadavers that inhabit … Continue reading

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January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Albino Alligator

BB (out of 5) Kevin Spacey’s directorial debut is this dour film about a seedy bar in New Orleans that has the night of its life when robbers hold it … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment