My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

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

Eros (2004)

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI, STEVEN SODERBERGH, WONG KAR WAI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Italy/Hong Kong/France/Luxembourg/United Kingdom, 2004.  Block 2 Pictures, Roissy Films, Solaris, Cité Films, Fandango, Delux Productions, Jet Tone Films.  Screenplay by Wong Kar … Continue reading

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October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Dust Of Time (Trilogia II: I Skoni Tou Hronou) (2008)

THEODOROS ANGELOPOULOS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Greece/Italy/Germany/Russia, 2008.  Theo Angelopoulos Films, Greek Film Center, Hellenic Radio & Television, Multichoice Hellas-Nova, Classic, Lichtmeer Film GmbH, Studio 217, Greek Ministry of Culture, … Continue reading

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September 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Tenth Victim (La Decima Vittima)

BBBB (out of 5) Hilarious science-fiction spoof by politically controversial filmmaker Elio Petri. Marcello Mastroianni and Ursula Andress are participants in a futuristic cat-and-mouse game where players sign up to … Continue reading

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September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Quiet Place In The Country (Un Tranquillo Posto Di Campagna)

BB.5 (out of 5) Abstract painter Franco Nero decides that city life makes completing his latest gallery of works far too difficult. He asks his married agent and lover (Vanessa Redgrave) … Continue reading

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September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ginger And Fred

BB.5 (out of 5) Fellini reunites with two icons who were instrumental in his emergence as a noted figure of cinema, Giulietta Masina (also Mrs. Fellini) and Marcello Mastroianni.  They play a … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

And The Ship Sails On (E La Nave Va)

BBBB (out of 5) This beautiful Fellini film doesn’t have much in the way of story but is a feast for the eyes and ears. A diverse group of aristocrats … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Amarcord

BBBBB (out of 5) One of Fellini’s most beloved films and the beginning of the last period of his career, based on reminiscences of his own life growing up in … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sunflower (I Girasoli)

BB.5 (out of 5) Following the wonders of Yesterday Today and Tomorrow and Marriage Italian Style, the reunion of Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren with director Vittorio de Sica should provide for … Continue reading

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July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Marriage Italian Style (Matrimonio All’Italiana)

BBBB.5 (out of 5) It’s impossible to believe there was anyone ever more impressive than Sophia Loren at the height of her powers. This movie shows her off to excellent effect, … Continue reading

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July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Weeping Meadow (Trilogia 1: To Livadi Pou Dakryzei) (2004)

THEODOROS ANGELOPOULOS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  France/Greece/Italy/Germany, 2004.  Theo Angelopoulos Films, Greek Film Center, Hellenic Radio & Television, Attica Art Productions, Bac Films, Intermédias, Arte France Cinéma, Classic, ZDF/Arte, Canal+, Istituto … Continue reading

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June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Saul and David (Saul E David)

BB.5 (out of 5) Vapid Biblical epic that begins with the commonly known story of David and Goliath and goes through to David’s becoming the new King of Israel. It’s … Continue reading

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May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment