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

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November 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Boy (Shonen) (1969)

NAGISA OSHIMA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Japan, 1969.  Art Theatre Guild, Sozosha.  Screenplay by Tsutomu Tamura.  Cinematography by Seizo Sengen, Yasuhiro Yoshioka.  Produced by Masayuki Nakajima, Takuji Yamaguchi.  Music by Hikaru Hayashi.  Production Design by Shigemasa … Continue reading

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June 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Late Autumn (Akibiyori)

BBBB (out of 5) At the memorial service of a deceased friend, three meddlesome men remember their youthful rivalry over the departed friend’s widow and marvel at how radiant she … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment