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'Paths Character Design: The Ageless Guardian

“One has only to know and trust, and the ageless guardians will appear.”

-Joseph Campbell

Gandalf, Obi-Wan, Fairy Godmother, Dumbledore. These are prime examples of the “ageless guardians” mythologist…

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Comic Books

Slovenski rashomon

Francosko nagrado za najboljšo tujo knjigo je tokrat prejel slovenski pisatelj Drago Jančar za svojo knjigo To noč sem jo videl, v kateri opisuje spomine na ekscentrično damo Veroniko in njeno smrt skozi oči različnih oseb, na podoben način, kot je to storil japonski režiser Akira Kurosawa v svojem znamenitem filmu… 455 more words

Polemike

Decade Reviews – Throne of Blood (1957) – Reviewed 6/25/04 & 11/10/14

A decade ago, I was a teenager in high school. I had my first job at my local movie theater and used my newfound disposable income to get a Netflix subscription. 1,296 more words

Movies

Seven Samurai (1954)

Seven Samurai

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ out of 5

Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Starring Takashi Shimura as Kambei

Toshiro Mifune as Kikuchiyo

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Drama

Throne of Blood -- Macbeth in Japan

One of the greatest film adaptation of Shakespeare is Akira Kurosawa’s “Throne of Blood”.  In the new British Film Institute volume the author describes how Kurosawa drew out key philosophical and psychological insights from Shakespeare and translated them into strong visual metaphors. 12 more words

Books

Decade Reviews – Stray Dog (1949) – Reviewed 6/24/04 & 11/4/14

A decade ago, I was a teenager in high school. I had my first job at my local movie theater and used my newfound disposable income to get a Netflix subscription. 1,229 more words

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Still the King

The original Godzilla is as much an elegy to classical Japan as it is allegory for the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Fishing boats are going down in flames on the high seas and villages are trampled during storms. 364 more words

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