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Rashomon Review

Hey fans, Reviewer of Steel here with a new movie review and today we get cultured with the 1950 classic Rashomon by Akira Kurosawa!

So, yes that is right, we are looking at not just an old movie, but a foreign old movie with subtitles and is in black and white. 520 more words


Director of Photography: Asakazu Nakai

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Perfect Shots


Director of Photography: Asakazu Nakai

Director: Akira Kurosawa

Perfect Shots

5 Asian Movies for Artists

Today is the day when you will expand your viewpoint, improve your creativity and speed of your thoughts.
Why Asian movies? Because it just happened so, that all five movies, I would recommend for artists, were made in Asia. 748 more words


Blu-ray Review: Akira Kurosawa, Samurai Collection

Starring: Toshiro Mifune, Isuzu Yamada, Misa Uehara
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Rating: 9/10

It’s extraordinary to think that this box set represents only part of Akira Kurosawa’s output during the ’50s and early ’60s. 2,197 more words


Being Chris Fajardo

I first met Chris in my imagination. That may sound ridiculous but allow me to explain.

It all started about my twin sister’s stories about a tranchemate/officemate she had at work who lent us copies of foreign films. 1,575 more words


All Things August: Akira Kurosawa's "Rhapsody in August"

When it comes to watching films of certain eras, genres, sub-genres, or countries, or watching films made by certain directors, cinematographers, studios, or even ones featuring certain actors, let’s face it, we can’t possibly see them all. 543 more words