My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Life Is A Bed Of Roses (La vie est un roman) (1983)

ALAIN RESNAIS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  France, 1983.  Fideline Films, Films A2, Filmédis, Les Films Ariane, Soprofilms.  Screenplay by Jean Gruault.  Cinematography by Bruno Nuytten.  Produced by Philippe … Continue reading

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November 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Frontier of Dawn (La Frontiere de l’Aube) (2008)

PHILIPPE GARREL Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  France, 2008.  Cofinova 4, Rectangle Productions, StudioUrania.  Screenplay by Philippe Garrel, Marc Cholodenko, Arlette Langmann.  Cinematography by William Lubtchansky.  Produced by Edouard Weil.  Music by Jean-Claude Vannier.  Production Design … Continue reading

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April 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Come Undone (Presque Rien) (2000)

SEBASTIEN LIFSHITZ Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  France/Belgium, 2000.  Arte France Cinéma, Lancelot Films, Man’s Films, Radio Télévision Belge Francophone.  Screenplay by Stephane Bouquet, Sebastien Lifshitz.  Cinematography by Pascal Poucet.  Produced by Cecile Amillat, … Continue reading

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October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Two English Girls (Les Deux Anglaises Et Le Continent)

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Truffaut returns to the work of Henri-Pierre Roche, who wrote the original novel upon which Jules And Jim was based, for a beautiful love triangle completely … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Day For Night (La Nuit Americaine) (1973)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  France/Italy, 1973.  Les Films du Carrosse, PECF, Produzione Intercontinentale Cinematografica.  Screenplay by Francois Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard, Suzanne Schiffman.  Cinematography by Pierre-William Glenn.  Produced by Marcel … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Story Of Adele H (L’Histoire D’Adele H) (1975)

FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  France, 1975.  Les Artistes Associes, Les Films du Carrosse, Les Productions Artistes Associes.  Screenplay by Francois Truffaut, Jean Gruault, Suzanne Schiffman, collaboration with Frances … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Small Change (L’Argent De Poche)

BBBBB (out of 5) The best film about children made since The 400 Blows, which was also directed by Francois Truffaut. Essentially devoid of a central plot, this irrepressible charmer … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Confidentially Yours (Vivement Dimanche!)

BBBB (out of 5) Francois Truffaut’s last film, while not a masterpiece when compared to his best work, is still an inventive and incredibly fun mystery-thriller in the Hitchcock vein. … Continue reading

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August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Une Chambre En Ville (1982)

JACQUES DEMY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Italy/France, 1982.  Progefi, TF1 Films Production, Top n°1, Union Generale Cinematographique.  Screenplay by Jacques Demy.  Cinematography by Jean Penzer.  Produced by Christine Gouze-Renal.  Music by Michel Colombier.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Under The Sun of Satan (Sous Le Soleil De Satan)

BBB (out of 5) Deeply probing meditation on the nature of personal morality that is definitely not for all tastes, but offers some rewards to the devoted viewer all the … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Loulou (1980)

MAURICE PIALAT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France, 1980.  Action Films, Gaumont.  Scenario by Arlette Langmann, adaptation and dialogue by Arlette Langmann, Maurice Pialat.  Cinematography by Pierre-William Glenn, Jacques Loiseleux.  Produced … Continue reading

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May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment