My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Ceremony (Gishiki) (1971)

NAGISA OSHIMA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Japan, 1971.  Art Theatre Guild, Daiei Studios, Sozosha.  Screenplay by Mamoru Sasaki, Tsutomu Tamura, Nagisa Oshima.  Cinematography by Toichiro Narushima.  Produced by … Continue reading

Rate this:

November 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Kwaidan (Kaidan)

BBBBB (out of 5) This haunting film is a collection of ghost stories written by Lafcadio Hearn, a Greek-Irish journalist who moved to Japan and wrote under the name Koizumi … Continue reading

Rate this:

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kill (Kiru)

BBBB (out of 5) Tatsuya Nakadai and his buddy Etsushi Takahashi arrive at a tiny Japanese village just in time to enter a conflict between a samurai clan and a band of … Continue reading

Rate this:

October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment