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

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

BBB.5 (out of 5) There’s so much worth taking from this haunting adaptation of the novel by Laurens Van Der Post that you should ignore its weaknesses and watch it. … Continue reading

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December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment