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DREAMS of Kurosawa

If you’ve never seen an Akira Kurosawa film before, the first thing that strikes you about Dreams (1990) is its limpid, near incandescent beauty. A reconstruction of eight of Kurosawa’s real-life dreams, the film takes […]

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MIFUNE: THE LAST SAMURAI Is Everything

His presence is nothing short of mesmerizing; his energy, according to actress Yoko Tsusaka, “..seemingly boundless, like the ocean. And just as turbulent.” His performances were a masterclass in both restrained and unbridled passionate film acting. […]

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You Call That DANCING LADY?

Contributor Jacquie Allen is mystified over the Joan Crawford vehicle,  Dancing Lady.  Joan Crawford‘s vehicle Dancing Lady (1933), a romantic musical, is one of many early showcases for her talents as not only an actress, but […]

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