1980s, 4/4, Akira Kurosawa, Drama, History, Review

Kagemusha

#11 in my ranking of Akira Kurosawa's filmography. Dersu Uzala got Kurosawa back to work, but it was Star Wars that brought him back to the top of the cinematic world. George Lucas, heavily inspired by Kurosawa in his space opera, used his newfound power in Hollywood to, alongside Francis Ford Coppola, to convince 20th… Continue reading Kagemusha

1940s, 3/4, Drama, History, John Ford, Review

My Darling Clementine

#28 in my ranking of John Ford's filmography. John Ford takes on one of the most famous real life Western showdowns and shootouts, delivering a handsome and emotionally affecting character piece that also ends up dealing with the actual shootout. It's mostly a character piece about Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday where the Clantons are… Continue reading My Darling Clementine