West By East By West: The Influence of Kurosawa on the West and Vice Versa | 12 Oct 2010 // 5:00 PM
Through his influences and achievements, Kurosawa became one of the first true international filmmakers, inspiring several generations of filmmakers who would explore notions of genre and identity in film.
An Epochal Tragedy Transforms Into a World Cinema Masterwork in 'Throne of Blood' | 15 Oct 2015 // 2:30 AM
By combining Macbeth with elements of traditional Japanese drama, Akira Kurosawa produced a singular, transcultural film experience.
The Chilling Effect of Noh Theater on Akira Kurosawa's 'Throne of Blood' | 26 Mar 2014 // 2:00 AM
Throne of Blood plays with Noh's frightening incongruity, its delicacy of movement expressing mortifyingly indelicate actions, as when Washizu and Asaji deflate like punctured blow-up dolls as they resolve themselves to treason.