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Akira Kurosawa

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Ran: The Tragic and Bleak Masterpiece from One of Cinema's Legendary Figures, Akira Kurosawa

The Cinematic Odyssey

On the seventh episode of The Cinematic Odyssey, Tristen and Max discuss the late masterpiece from one of the greatest filmmakers that has ever lived, Akira Kurosawa's Ran. Ran is an adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear and is universally considered to be the greatest film adaptation of The Bard's work. Ran was the final epic that Kurosawa created in his illustrious and legendary career, and in this episode Tristen and Max discuss all of the aspects of what makes this film so special. Tristen says that this is one of the greatest films he's ever seen in his life and implores that those listening to go stop what they're doing and watch the film.

1hr 35mins

25 Nov 2022

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Your List Sucks #159: Akira Kurosawa Films (with Kirk Kowalkowski)

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Your List Sucks #159: Akira Kurosawa Films (with Kirk Kowalkowski)

2hr 20mins

4 Aug 2022

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Episode 54: Akira Kurosawa Ranked

They Live By Film

On this episode of They Live By Film, Chris breaks down the entire filmography of one of cinemas greatest artists, Akira Kurosawa www.theylivebyfilm.com https://www.patreon.com/theylivebyfilm Adam's Letterboxd: https://letterboxd.com/TheOwls23/ Zach's Letterboxd: https://letterboxd.com/dharmabombs/ Chris' subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/personalhistoryoffilm/ www.instagram.com/theylivebyfilm/ 


14 Jul 2022

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Chasing Labels #56 | A Conversation w/ Gage Hogsten + Akira Kurosawa from Imprint, We’re All Going to the World’s Fair, Army of Darkness 4K, and more!

Chasing Labels

Welcome to spine number 56 of Chasing Labels w/ guest Gage HogstenFollow Chasing Labels on the socials!Instagram: Chasing LabelsTwitter: @ChasingLabelsJoin the Chasing Labels Facebook GroupSubscribe to the Official YouTube Channel! Norman Studios http://normanstudios.org/

2hr 29mins

5 Jul 2022

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Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams

Run the Reel

We started with a Kurosawa classic, but now we're jumping ahead to a film much later in his career. We're discussing Akira Kurosawa's Dreams! Does this have as much impact as some of his earlier films? Will the anthology format help or hinder it?! Tune in to find out!

1hr 17mins

5 Jul 2022

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Akira Kurosawa - Throne of Blood

A Film By...

Akira Kurosawa is one of the most celebrated filmmakers of all time. His influence can be seen in the work of many of Hollywood's most successful directors. From Roshomon to Ran, the legendary Kurosawa delivered one incredible film after another. With Throne of Blood, he collaborates once again with the legendary Toshiro Mifune to pay tribute to Shakespeare's Macbeth.


3 May 2022

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A Century in Cinema

Time just keeps on moving... We're in the 90s and we take a look at one of the last films from the legendary director Akira Kurosawa. Dreams is more like an autobiographical poem and we speak about how the different stories within the mosaic affected us, our favorite parts, and our own fears about the world.Join our Patreon for our fresh takes on the 2022 Academy AwardsWhere to watch Akira Kurosawa's DreamsVincent Canby NYT ReviewWhere to watch Point Break 


29 Mar 2022

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75. Akira Kurosawa's Shakespeare Trilogy: Throne of Blood (1957) / The Bad Sleep Well (1960) / Ran (1985)

Medium Cool: A Movie Podcast

For our 75th episode, Austin and Matthew Socey talk celebrate Akira Kurosawa's birthday by discussing his Shakespeare trilogy: Throne of Blood (1957); The Bad Sleep Well (1960); and Ran (1985). All that and more here on Medium Cool: A Movie Podcast. Enjoy!0:00 - Introduction2:20 - Throne of Blood (2022)41:05 - The Bad Sleep Well (1060)1:08:05 - Ran (1985)1:59:28 - OutroPlease subscribe to Medium Cool: A Movie Podcast wherever you get your podcasts! Also, follow us on social media to get updates on all of the exciting things we have coming up!Facebook: www.Facebook.com/mediumcoolpodInstagram: MediumCoolPodTwitter: @MediumCoolPod / Host's Twitter: @AustinGliddenLetterboxd: www.letterboxd.com/AustinGliddenYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCloDyC7c094vxCxUDlc0-XQEmail: MediumCoolPod@gmail.com

2hr 1min

22 Mar 2022

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Akira Kurosawa. A life in film

I Never Got Into That

These week the boys take on the daunting task of entering into the world of one of the worlds most influential film makers, Akira Kurosawa. Feel free to engage with us on our socials, all of which we have linked right here!https://linktr.ee/INGITPOD

2hr 1min

16 Mar 2022

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Vanity Fair article: The Ugly Truth of How Movie Scores Are Made & Akira Kurosawa's Throne of Blood

Lopes On Movies

Joey, Mark, and Connor discuss the new Vanity Fair article, "“The Minions Do the Actual Writing”: The Ugly Truth of How Movie Scores Are Made" and then talk about Akira Kurosawa's Throne of Blood. If you're in NYC go check out Film Forum's Toshiro Mifune film series! The Ugly Truth of How Movie Scores Are Made | Vanity Fair https://filmforum.org/series/toshiro-mifune#now-playing Listen LIVE every Wednesday at 8:30am on 91.3 WVUD, or online at: http://www.wvud.org/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


23 Feb 2022