We chat with the director about why all contract killer movies begin with an eye towards Hitchcock, Kurosawa, and Leone.
With streamers gobbling up weirdo comic book properties all over the place, Stan Sakai’s glorious Akira Kurosawa love-letter waits patiently.
The galaxy far, far away was inspired by the Old West and feudal Japan.
Akira Kurosawa’s masterpiece exists as an excellent example of how to craft a powerful story.
A look at a host of other films influenced by Kurosawa’s classic.
By Rob Hunter
In this essay published in 2015, Rob Hunter professes his thanks for Akira Kurosawa’s Ikiru.