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News archive for August, 2006

DVD Talk Review of Criterion’s new ‘Seven Samurai’

26 August, 2006 (4 comments)

The new region 1 Criterion version of Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai, which spans three whole DVDs, is going to be relesed on September 5th. DVD Talk has taken a look More...

Blogged: Shots in ‘Throne of Blood’

23 August, 2006 (2 comments)

KM writes some interesting observations about Throne of Blood at his blog Flotsam. The comments are also worth scanning through.

Blogged: Samurai archery

7 August, 2006

Samurai Dave – The Roving Ronin Report has an interesting article on the history behind Japanese horseback archery. What makes the text relevant to Kurosawa is the following paragraph, which More...

Blogged: a Stray Dog article

1 August, 2006 (5 comments)

Mark at Movie Masterworks has written an excellent article on Stray Dog (Nora inu). His observations on Kurosawa’s movie are well worth reading. Before you go, however, please note that More...


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