My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Mon Roi (2015)

MAIWENN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France, 2015.  Les Productions du Trésor, StudioCanal, France 2 Cinema, Les Films de Batna, Arches Films, 120 Films, Canal+, Cine+, France Televisions, Cofinova 10, … Continue reading

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July 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Francofonia (Francophonia) (2015)

ALEXANDER SOKUROV Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France/Germany, 2015.  Idéale Audience,  Zero One Film, N279 Entertainment, Arte France Cinema, Musée du Louvre, Paris, Eurimages, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, … Continue reading

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September 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Man In The Iron Mask (1998)

RANDALL WALLACE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1998.  United Artists.  Screenplay by Randall Wallace, based on the books Vingt Ans Apres and Le Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas pere. Cinematography … Continue reading

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February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Transporter

BB.5 (out of 5) Jason Statham plays a driver who is hired by hoods and thugs to transport various items of a discreet nature around Europe. Travelling around in his swanky … Continue reading

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November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cyrano De Bergerac (1990)

BBBB (out of 5) Gerard Depardieu is a compelling Cyrano, a nobleman with a laughably big nose who falls in love with the beautiful Roxane (Anne Brochet) but instantly assumes he … Continue reading

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October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bon Voyage

BB.5 (out of 5) Bubbleheaded adventure that, like many of Jean-Paul Rappeneau’s films, doesn’t equal in dramatic content what it has in visual splendour. Isabelle Adjani, who really does have … Continue reading

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October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Vatel

BB.5 (out of 5) Roland Joffe produces a visually stunning but shallow period piece involving an eighteenth century French prince (Julian Glover) who puts on a lavish spectacle when the … Continue reading

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August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Coco Avant Chanel (Coco Before Chanel)

BBBB (out of 5) The name that is now synonymous with the classiest of haute couture had to start somewhere, as we learn from this entertaining biopic by Anne Fontaine. Gabrielle … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Sex Life…Or How I Got Into An Argument (Comment Je Me Suis Dispute…Ma Vie Sexuelle) (1996)

ARNAUD DESPLECHIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  France, 1996.  France 2 Cinema, La Sept Cinema, Why Not Productions.  Screenplay by Emmanuel Bourdieu, Arnaud Desplechin.  Cinematography by Stephane Fontaine, Eric Gautier, Dominique … Continue reading

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June 22, 2013 · Leave a comment