Seven Samurai

Kurosawa 101: Day Five, 'Seven Samurai' (1954) | 14 Oct 2010 // 4:00 PM

Today's Kurosawa 101 focuses exclusively on what is generally regarded as not only the greatest Japanese film ever made, but perhaps the greatest in world cinema.

Textbook on Film: The Political As Personal in the Films of Kurosawa | 11 Oct 2010 // 4:00 PM

Kurosawa's films often act as deliberate examinations of the period in which they took place, exploring not only the difficult realities that existed, but also the personal ordeals of the individuals that had to confront within them.


'Seven Samurai' Spawned a Subgenre All of Its Own | 10 Jun 2014 // 8:30 PM

Celebrating its 60th birthday this year, Akira Kurosawa's superb and influential Japanese adventure film is still as impressive as ever.


Beyond Essential: 'Seven Samurai' (Blu-ray) | 27 Nov 2010 // 2:00 AM

Seven Samurai is so much more than a great film - and then again, that's exactly what it is.

//Mixed media

That Ribbon of Highway: Sharon Jones Re-shapes Woody Guthrie's Song

// Sound Affects

"Sharon Jones and Woodie Guthrie knew: great songs belong to everybody.

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