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Akira Kurosawa’s best Non-Samurai Films

Posted by on Jul 10, 2023 in All, drama, Film, Top 10 | 0 comments

Akira Kurosawa directed thirty films over five decades that covered a number of different genres. The Japanese filmmaker is regarded as...

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Video Essay: Why Every Film Director Owes John Ford

Posted by on Jan 5, 2023 in action, All, drama, Film, News, thriller, Video Essay, Western | 0 comments

This fascinating video by wolfcrow takes a good look at the films of John Ford and his influence on filmmakers through the years. John...

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Sundance 2022 Review: Living – “Truly elegant in its execution”

Posted by on Jan 26, 2022 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

Every day, Mr. Williams (Bill Nighy) catches the same train into London. He always sees his employees on the commute but never sits with...

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Mifune – The four-week festival celebrating Toshirō Mifune begins next month

Posted by on Jan 25, 2022 in action, All, drama, Film, News, thriller | 0 comments

MIFUNE, a four-week festival of 33 films celebrating the legendary Japanese actor Toshirō Mifune, will run at Film Forum in...

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Cool Video Essay: Eternal Movement – A Thematic Understanding of Akira Kurosawa

Posted by on Feb 26, 2021 in action, All, drama, Film, News, thriller, Video Essay | 0 comments

Like Stories of Old shared this wonderful video essay that explores the themes and filmmaking philosophy found in the work of Akira...

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HBO Max is working on a new TV show inspired by Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon

Posted by on Sep 25, 2020 in All, drama, Film, News, thriller, TV | 0 comments

Amblin Television and HBO Max have announced that they have entered into a deal to develop a show inspired by the acclaimed Akira Kurosawa...

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Akira Kurosawa’s unmade films are going to be finished by a Chinese-Japanese team up

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in All, drama, Film, News | 0 comments

China’s Zhejiang Jinke Entertainment have teamed up with Kurosawa Production to produce the unfinished or unmade titles by the late Akira...

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Video Essay – A Fistful of Dollars and Yojimbo: A Comparative Feature

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in action, All, Film, News, thriller, Video Essay, Western | 0 comments

Jan-Michael Marshall put together this visual comparison between Akira Kurosawa’s Yojimbo (1961) and Sergio Leone’s A Fistful...

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Cool Art: Ran by Kevin Tong

Posted by on Oct 20, 2016 in All | 0 comments

Kevin Tong is the artist behind these gorgeous posters for Akira Kurosawa’s Ran. 24″ X 36″ screen prints, S/N regular edition of 140...

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Video Essay: How Akira Kurosawa Framed Rashômon

Posted by on Apr 29, 2016 in All, Books, drama, Film, News, Video Essay | 0 comments

Mr Nerdista has put together another fabulous video. This one takes a look at Akira Kurosawa’s Rashômon. Whether he’s framing...

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