Tag: Toshiro Mifune

SEVEN SAMURAI Criterion Blu-ray Review

     October 21, 2010

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For years now Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai has been ranked as one of the best movies ever made, and is usually considered one of the finest achievement in cinema. In the most recent Sight and Sound poll of the best …

KAGEMUSHA Criterion Blu-ray Review

     August 27, 2009

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Akira Kurosawa had three periods, all of which offered masterpieces. There was his early period, up to 1950’s Rashomon. This includes the excellent Stray Dog. At the time Akira Kurosawa was refining his craft. With Rashomon, Kurosawa entered the world …