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    The 10 Best Structured Movies of All Time

    The 10 Best Structured Movies of All Time

    It’s amazing to think of the vast methods one can use to structure a story. Depending on the narrative itself, you could distort the structure any way you deem necessary,…

    The Continuing Influence of Akira Kurosawa on World Cinema

    The Continuing Influence of Akira Kurosawa on World Cinema

    One day in the middle of September 1951, Akira Kurosawa went fishing. He needed to. The film he had just finished, The Idiot had been released by the studio Shôchiku…

    “Throne of blood”: the value and meaning of Kurosawa’s fog-drenched masterpiece

    “Throne of blood”: the value and meaning of Kurosawa’s fog-drenched masterpiece

    After making Rashomon in 1950, Akira Kurosawa set his eyes on making a film based on William Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth.’ Since Orson Welles’ version was announced somewhere around that time, he…

    The 30 Most Influential Movies In Cinema History

    The 30 Most Influential Movies In Cinema History

    These days, many people, particularly cinephiles, or simply just people with a special and more than fleeting and/or passing interest in cinema, may wonder, “Where should I begin in regards…

    Top 10 Filmmakers Who Redefined Modern Cinema

    Top 10 Filmmakers Who Redefined Modern Cinema

    David W. Griffith was the pioneering director who invented and introduced the original grammar of cinema as we know it today, but there are many who took the principles and…

    5 Reasons Why “Rashomon” is a Masterpiece of World Cinema

    5 Reasons Why “Rashomon” is a Masterpiece of World Cinema

    “Rashomon” is one of Akira Kurosawa’s most famous films, and is now considered one of the greatest films ever made. It is a very significant production for the Japanese movie…

    Masterpieces of Akira Kurosawa

    Masterpieces of Akira Kurosawa

    When one thinks of the masters of cinema, Japanese director Akira Kurowsawa (1910-1998) would be towards the top of that tree. Ground breaking and innovative in not only the technical…