蜘蛛巣城 (Kumonosu-jō, lit. “Spider Web Castle”) [Throne of Blood] (1957)

As always, the title was changed in translation: "Kumonosu-jō" actually translates to "Spider's Web Castle," the given name of the castle in the film. It's probably criminal to some, but at this point I'm more familiar–in terms of what I have experienced–with the work of Akira Kurosawa than I am with the work of William […]

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Yojimbo (1961)

I skipped Kagemusha to get here, but here is where I am, so here’s the review for me to write. Of course, this film might be second most well known of Kurosawa’s oeuvre, if only because it, much like Shinchin no Samurai, was remade–though in this case multiple times. I did manage to view only […]

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