My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Dalida (2016)

LISA AZUELOS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  France, 2016.  Bethsabée Mucho, Pathe, TF1 Films Production, Umedia, Universal Music Publishing, Rai Cinema, Les Productions Orlando, uFund, Jouror Productions, Canal+, TF1, Orange … Continue reading

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April 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

At Eternity’s Gate (2018)

JULIAN SCHNABEL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Switzerland/United Kingdom/France/USA, 2018.  Iconoclast, Riverstone Pictures, SPK Pictures.  Screenplay by Jean-Claude Carrière, Louise Kugelberg, Julian Schnabel.  Cinematography by Benoit Delhomme.  Produced by Jon Kilik.  Music by Tatiana Lisovkaia.  Production … Continue reading

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December 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Alone In Berlin (2016)

VINCENT PEREZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/France/Germany, 2016.  X-Filme Creative Pool, Master Movies, FilmWave, Pathe, Buffalo Films, Alone in Berlin, WS Film, Lipsync Productions, Canal+.  Screenplay by Achim von Borries, Vincent … Continue reading

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March 3, 2017 · 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

Lines Of Wellington

BBB (out of 5) Raoul Ruiz was in pre-production of this epic examination of Napoleon’s invasion of Portugal in 1810 when he passed away at the age of 70, prompting … Continue reading

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January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Queen Of The Damned

BB.5 (out of 5) Enjoyable adaptation of Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles (specifically the second and third books, The Vampire Lestat and Queen of the Damned) is beset by a tedious … Continue reading

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January 6, 2014 · 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

Talk Of Angels

BB.5 (out of 5) Lush-looking Miramax cheese about an Irish lass (Polly Walker) who is sent to live as a governess in war-torn Spain and ends up charming her employer … Continue reading

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September 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

I Dreamed Of Africa

BB.5 (out of 5) This is an unfortunate waste of good talent. Kim Basinger gives a moving performance as real-life conservationist Kuki Gallmann, who follows her husband to Africa with her … Continue reading

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August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Indochine (1992)

REGIS WARGNIER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  France, 1992.  Paradis Films, La Générale d’Images, Bac Films, Orly Films, Ciné Cinq, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Club des Investissments, Canal+, Sofica Sofinergie, … Continue reading

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June 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Queen Margot (La Reine Margot)

BBBB (out of 5) Sumptuous costumes and excellent action sequences highlight this French melodrama, though the excessive length might not work for all audiences. Isabelle Adjani is strong in the lead … Continue reading

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June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Time Regained (Le temps retrouvé, d’après l’oeuvre de Marcel Proust) (1999)

RAOUL RUIZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  France/Italy/Portugal, 1999.  Gemini Films, France 2 Cinéma, Les Films du Lendemain, Blu Cinematografica, Madragoa Filmes, Eurimages, Canal+, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Procirep.  Screenplay by Raoul Ruiz, … Continue reading

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June 7, 2013 · Leave a comment