Akira Kurosawa, Repost

Akira Kurosawa – A Retrospective

There are few names in cinema more intimately associated with the medium than that of Akira Kurosawa. A painter by trade, he rose through the Japanese film industry to the rank of director in the middle of the Second World War where he had to balance between commercial, artistic, and imperial interests. He learned his trade… Continue reading Akira Kurosawa – A Retrospective

Akira Kurosawa, Top Ten

Akira Kurosawa: The Definitive Ranking

Akira Kurosawa was one of the titans of cinema. Across his 30 feature films, he created some of the great populist entertainments, adapted foreign literature expertly into the Japanese idiom, and captured some of the best performances on film. Without him, the world of cinema would be quite different. He effectively created the modern action… Continue reading Akira Kurosawa: The Definitive Ranking