John Ford, Repost

John Ford – A Retrospective

"John Ford is really great...When I'm old, that's the kind of director I want to be."-Akira Kurosawa "Ford - I esteem him, I admire him and I love him."-Federico Fellini "He is the essence of classical American cinema. Any serious person making films today, whether they know it or not, is affected by Ford."-Martin Scorsese "I… Continue reading John Ford – A Retrospective

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

The Men Who Tread on the Tiger’s Tail

#17 in my ranking of Akira Kurosawa’s filmography. This is one of those films that has a really interesting historical footnote. It was in the middle of filming that Emperor Hirohito announced the surrender of Imperial Japan to the US Forces in the Pacific, also meaning that this was being filmed when two atomic bombs were… Continue reading The Men Who Tread on the Tiger’s Tail