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I am an unabashed fan of the rōnin story in all its forms, both eastern and western. I saw the works of Akira Kurosawa fairly young, the Man With No Name trilogy collects some of my favorite spaghetti westerns of all time, more recently I’ve gotten into folk stories of the Chinese Youxia. 1,400 more words
Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai (1954) was the inspiration for M7 1960.
Often regarded as one of the greatest films of all time
– and the first “Action Film” 104 more words
(Warning: Spoilers ahead)
Kanji Watanabe (Takashi Shimura) is an unlikely hero. A perpetually hunched over, unremarkable man in late middle age, he’s spent the past thirty years working in civil service and is now the section chief of the Department of Public Affairs. 879 more words