Wide-Screen, Big Ideas: The Wide-Screen Cinema of Akira Kurosawa | 13 Oct 2010 // 5:00 PM
After eschewing innovations like color and wide-screen filmmaking, when Akira Kurosawa made the conversion to a wider screen, he did so by making six consecutive films in wide screen, with a degree of success that was as resounding as it was influential.
'High and Low': This Is Not Your Typical Mindless Rich Guy | 25 Aug 2011 // 5:00 PM
Akira Kurosawa makes a daring attempt to tell an epic story of rich businessmen, determined cops, and the low-end criminals and drug addicts struggling to survive.
High and Low | 21 Aug 2008 // 6:00 PM
Criterion supersedes its 2002 edition of Kurosawa's 1963 suspense masterpiece with this two-disc set, replete with feature-length commentary, a making-of documentary, and interviews.