My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Sign Of Leo (Le Signe Du Lion) (1959)

ERIC ROHMER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France, 1959.  Ajym Films.  Screenplay by Eric Rohmer, dialogue by Paul Gegauff.  Cinematography by Nicolas Hayer.  Produced by Claude Chabrol.  Music by Louis Saguer.  Film Editing by … Continue reading

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September 6, 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

The Day Of The Jackal (1973)

FRED ZINNEMANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/France, 1973.  John Woolf Productions, Warwick Film Productions, Universal Productions France.  Screenplay by Kenneth Ross,based on the book by Frederick Forsyth.  Cinematography by Jean … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Breathless (A Bout De Souffle) (1960)

JEAN-LUC GODARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  France, 1960.  Les Films Impéria, Les Productions Georges de Beauregard, Societe Nouvelle de Cinematographie.  Story by Francois Truffaut, Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard.  Cinematography by Raoul … Continue reading

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August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment


BBBBB (out of 5) Jean-Louis Trintignant stars in this marvelous political thriller as a prosecutor who turns amateur detective after a liberal Greek politician (Yves Montand) dies in a mysterious “accident” … Continue reading

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July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Love In The Afternoon (1957)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1957.  Allied Artists Productions, Billy Wilder Productions.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, based on the novel Ariane, Jeune Fille Russe by Claude … Continue reading

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June 3, 2013 · 6 Comments

Un Coeur En Hiver

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Stunning drama by Claude Sautet that, along with his masterpiece Nelly Et Monsieur Arnaud, make for two of the best French films of the decade. Daniel … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment