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"...Kurosawa opens his story with a deliberate, low-key pacing, although at the end there is rage against the dying of the light..." Chicago Sun-Times "...Kurosawa never lets us forget that Watanabe's courage is as great as that of any warrior....A tale of heroism..." Sight and Sound "[An] extraordinary urban epic with an unusual two-part story construction that turns out to be the right narrative choice."USA Today "[With] storytelling brio, sharp observation, and incredible emotional power..."Premiere "Takashi Shimura delivers a fine, understated performance..." Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his moving melodrama continued Kurosawa's revolt against narrative linearity....This is a masterpiece of humanist cinema..."Empire63.96259

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"...Kurosawa opens his story with a deliberate, low-key pacing, although at the end there is rage against the dying of the light..." Chicago Sun-Times "...Kurosawa never lets us forget that Watanabe's courage is as great as that of any warrior....A tale of heroism..." Sight and Sound "[An] extraordinary urban epic with an unusual two-part story construction that turns out to be the right narrative choice."USA Today "[With] storytelling brio, sharp observation, and incredible emotional power..."Premiere "Takashi Shimura delivers a fine, understated performance..." Uncut 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his moving melodrama continued Kurosawa's revolt against narrative linearity....This is a masterpiece of humanist cinema..."Empire63.96259

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"GODZILLA is still the most awesome of tacky movie monsters..." Entertainment Weekly "Ishiro Honda's seminal monster movie....Images of a devastated miniature Tokyo have clearly been modeled on the newsreels of Hiroshima and Nagasaki..."New York Times63.31949

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"Ishiro Honda's seminal monster movie....Images of a devastated miniature Tokyo have clearly been modeled on the newsreels of Hiroshima and Nagasaki..."New York Times "GODZILLA is still the most awesome of tacky movie monsters..."Entertainment Weekly63.31949

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"...A small gangster/neorealist masterpiece..." -- Rating: A- Entertainment Weekly "...One of Akira Kurosawa's early significant movies....The director reaps a lot of atmosphere here shooting in muddy street settings..." USA Today "Kurosawa's noirish melodrama has a lyricism and depth his epics don't always achieve." Uncut "With its central image of a thick, toxic pond, the film makes potent use of disease as a metaphor for the state of post-war Japan." Sight and Sound36.47174

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"...Witty and surprisingly reflective....The result is a good little action picture with plenty of smarts and a nonchalant air..." Los Angeles Times "...Akira Kurosawa's THE SEVEN SAMURAI is not only a great film in its own right, but the source of a genre that would flow through the rest of the century..." Chicago Sun-Times "...THE SEVEN SAMURAI is still a movie that matters..." USA Today "...[A] forceful action movie, perhaps most startling because its heroes never lose sight of their honor and humanity..." Premiere "[S]till one of the most stirring adventure stories in the movies..."New York Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "[A]n adventure film with a complex emotional core -- that Hollywood has been imitating for years."Rolling Stone36.4139

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"...Witty and surprisingly reflective....The result is a good little action picture with plenty of smarts and a nonchalant air..." Los Angeles Times "...Akira Kurosawa's THE SEVEN SAMURAI is not only a great film in its own right, but the source of a genre that would flow through the rest of the century..." Chicago Sun-Times "...THE SEVEN SAMURAI is still a movie that matters..." USA Today "...[A] forceful action movie, perhaps most startling because its heroes never lose sight of their honor and humanity..." Premiere "[S]till one of the most stirring adventure stories in the movies..."New York Times 4 stars out of 4 -- "[A]n adventure film with a complex emotional core -- that Hollywood has been imitating for years."Rolling Stone36.4139

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"...A sweeping epic of the times of clan wars in 16th century Japan....Tatsuya Nakadai is extraordinary..." Variety "...[Kurosawa's] most physically elaborate, most awesome film, full of magnificent views....Majestic..." New York Times "...[A] classic..." USA Today "[O]ften breathtaking..." Entertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 5 -- "Primarily a chamber piece shot in muted tones, it switches to exaggerated colour for a couple of large-scale battles..."Total Film "[S]hot in spectacular fashion. The use of colour and landscape is hugely impressive..."Sight and Sound0.3470069

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"[With] superb tension-racheting sequences..." Uncut "Kurosawa expertly balances cop-thriller elements with quieter, more personal moments." Sight and Sound "[A]n epic doozy....Witness its many intricately timed sequences..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly0.2891724

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"[With] superb tension-racheting sequences..."Uncut "Kurosawa expertly balances cop-thriller elements with quieter, more personal moments."Sight and Sound "[A]n epic doozy....Witness its many intricately timed sequences..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly0.2891724

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"...What really gives the film its impact is less the multi-layered narrative than the dynamic direction and powerhouse performance from Toshiro Mifune..." Sight and Sound "A look at RASHOMON's exquisite visuals makes it apparent that Sergio Leone's westerns were inspired by more than just Akira Kurosawa's plots." Premiere 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] taut study of the subjectivity of truth....RASHOMON's intricate moves have been borrowed by a legion of Hollywood imitators, from THE USUAL SUSPECTS to VANTAGE POINT."Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "Audiences were captivated by the lyrical beauty of Kurosawa's direction and the dynamic power of his editing, zipping the narrative along with hard-edged horizontal wipes."Total Film "The wonder of RASHOMON is that while the shadowplay of truth and memory is going on, we are absorbed by what we trust is an unfolding story."Chicago Sun-Times "Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa's 1950 RASHOMON has had such a profound cultural influence that there is even a psychosociological phenomenon named after it."Washington Post0.2891724

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"...Meticulous and perfectionist as ever, Kurosawa had an entire small town constructed for the film..."Sight and Sound "[B]eguiling..." Uncut0.2891724

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"...What really gives the film its impact is less the multi-layered narrative than the dynamic direction and powerhouse performance from Toshiro Mifune..."Sight and Sound "A look at RASHOMON's exquisite visuals makes it apparent that Sergio Leone's westerns were inspired by more than just Akira Kurosawa's plots."Premiere 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] taut study of the subjectivity of truth....RASHOMON's intricate moves have been borrowed by a legion of Hollywood imitators, from THE USUAL SUSPECTS to VANTAGE POINT."Empire 4 stars out of 5 -- "Audiences were captivated by the lyrical beauty of Kurosawa's direction and the dynamic power of his editing, zipping the narrative along with hard-edged horizontal wipes."Total Film "The wonder of RASHOMON is that while the shadowplay of truth and memory is going on, we are absorbed by what we trust is an unfolding story."Chicago Sun-Times "Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa's 1950 RASHOMON has had such a profound cultural influence that there is even a psychosociological phenomenon named after it."Washington Post0.2891724

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