Masaki Kobayashi
Reviews // 3 Articles

'Eclipse Series 38: Masaki Kobayashi Against the System'
15 May 2013 // 11:10 PM

There's a creative tension between wanting to capture a documentary sense of reality and the expressionist visuals used to capture the characters’ psychological reality.

'Harakiri': Masaki Kobayashi's Challenge to Japan's Idealized Notions of Its Feudal Past
30 Nov 2011 // 4:00 PM

This anti-samurai samurai film loses none of its power over the years as a fierce tale of individual honor in the face of systemic corruption.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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