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How Kurosawa's 'Yojimbo' Became Leone's 'Fistful of Dollars'

His name might not mean much to Joe Moviegoer, but among a certain kind of cinephile, Stephen Prince is a legend. Others may know their Kurosawa, but Prince wrote a brilliant deep-dive on the great Japanese director’s films ( 564 more words


Monthly Update: Live-Action Film

I recently came to the realization that while I’ve seen plenty of animated films, mostly of Japanese origin, I haven’t really made the time to watch live-actions ones. 303 more words

Akira Kurosawa

In a mad world, only the mad are sane.

― Akira Kurosawa

Kurosawa's Guidebook to the Bureaucratic Church

Julie Smith over at Times and Seasons has done an excellent job of covering the decision to edit the word “fourth” out of Elder Bruce A. 1,554 more words