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This Is How Samurai Movies Inspired 'Star Wars' (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jonny Black on May 27th 2014, 2:30PM

May 27th 2014, 2:30PM

'Seven Samurai': Why Your Favorite Movies Owe a Huge Debt to the Japanese Classic

Posted by
Gary Susman on Apr 22nd 2014, 2:00PM

Apr 22nd 2014, 2:00PM

This Week in Movie History: 'Yojimbo' Slashes Across Cultures

Posted by
Gary Susman on Sep 17th 2011, 5:00AM

Sep 17th 2011, 5:00AM

The Five Weirdest Shakespeare Movies

Posted by
David Ehrlich on Feb 12th 2011, 12:00PM

Feb 12th 2011, 12:00PM

'13 Assassins' Review: Takashi Miike's Latest Ends Fantastic Fest Right

Posted by
William Goss on Oct 4th 2010, 6:18PM

Oct 4th 2010, 6:18PM

Actors We Miss: Takashi Shimura

Posted by
David Ehrlich on Aug 15th 2010, 12:02PM

Aug 15th 2010, 12:02PM

Shelf Life: Red Desert

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Jun 16th 2010, 2:48PM

Jun 16th 2010, 2:48PM

Directors We Love: Akira Kurosawa

Posted by
Jeffrey M. Anderson on May 31st 2010, 2:03PM

May 31st 2010, 2:03PM

Cinematical Late Night: Red State, 3D Backlash, Boggy Creek, Titanic: The Sequel

Posted by
Peter Hall on Mar 23rd 2010, 11:02PM

Mar 23rd 2010, 11:02PM

10 Great Actor and Filmmaker DVD Box Sets

Posted by
Kim Potts on Feb 19th 2010, 7:35AM

Feb 19th 2010, 7:35AM

Indie Roundup: 'Le Refuge,' 'Zero,' 'Picture Me'

Posted by
Peter Martin on Feb 17th 2010, 9:45AM

Feb 17th 2010, 9:45AM

Cinematical Seven: Worst Genre-Swapping Remakes

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Dec 17th 2009, 5:32PM

Dec 17th 2009, 5:32PM

The Ten Best High-Def Gifts to Buy This Holiday Season

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Dec 2nd 2009, 5:32PM

Dec 2nd 2009, 5:32PM

Sundance Interview: 'Brooklyn's Finest' Director Antoine Fuqua

Posted by
James Rocchi on Jan 18th 2009, 8:02AM

Jan 18th 2009, 8:02AM

Asian Cinema Scene: 'Seven Samurai' Remade for Pachinko

Posted by
Peter Martin on Jul 23rd 2008, 3:14PM

Jul 23rd 2008, 3:14PM

Jeffrey M. Anderson's 400 Screens, 400 Blows - Foreign Reform

Posted by
Jeffrey M. Anderson on Mar 15th 2008, 8:32AM

Mar 15th 2008, 8:32AM

Asian Films on DVD: 'Paprika,' 'Drunken Angel,' 'Dragon Tiger Gate'

Posted by
Peter Martin on Nov 27th 2007, 2:32PM

Nov 27th 2007, 2:32PM

RIP: Reel Important People -- November 4, 2007

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Nov 5th 2007, 9:02AM

Nov 5th 2007, 9:02AM

Japanese Studio Remaking Kurosawa's "The Hidden Fortress'

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Oct 31st 2007, 2:05PM

Oct 31st 2007, 2:05PM

Learning Japanese with Akira Kurosawa

Posted by
Peter Martin on Aug 13th 2007, 7:06AM

Aug 13th 2007, 7:06AM

RIP: Reel Important People -- May 28, 2007

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on May 28th 2007, 1:02PM

May 28th 2007, 1:02PM

Get Ready For the Mother of All DVD Box Sets

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Oct 27th 2006, 2:32PM

Oct 27th 2006, 2:32PM

Magnificent 'Seven'

Posted by
James Rocchi on Sep 24th 2006, 8:00AM

Sep 24th 2006, 8:00AM

News from Slackerwood: Lovecraft and Shakespeare

Posted by
Jette Kernion on Aug 18th 2006, 4:03AM

Aug 18th 2006, 4:03AM

Today in Unnecessary Remakes: Sanjuro

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Jul 14th 2006, 11:35AM

Jul 14th 2006, 11:35AM

Cinematical Seven: Oddest Director/Actor Combos

Posted by
Jeffrey M. Anderson on Jul 11th 2006, 7:04AM

Jul 11th 2006, 7:04AM

Kurosawa and Coppola Bonded over Whiskey

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Jun 11th 2006, 3:07PM

Jun 11th 2006, 3:07PM

Fun While it Lasted: Kurosawa Film School Closes Doors

Posted by
Martha Fischer on May 20th 2006, 6:31AM

May 20th 2006, 6:31AM

Kurosawa Film Academy Opens

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Apr 15th 2006, 5:06PM

Apr 15th 2006, 5:06PM

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