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4 stars out of 4 -- "The tale is elegantly simple....A cinephile's dream."Rolling Stone37.08901

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4 stars out of 4 -- "The tale is elegantly simple....A cinephile's dream."Rolling Stone37.08901

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"...Gut-stirring epics..."USA Today37.08901

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"...Gut-stirring epics..."USA Today37.08901

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"...[The film] blends intimate characterisation with vast vistas....The CinemaScope cinematography lends sweep..."Total Film30.08587

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"Kurosawa reworks HAMLET as a tale of corporate skullduggery in '60s Tokyo." Uncut "Toshiro Mifune brings real edge to his role as the wronged son out to avenge his father..." Sight and Sound "BAD feels stunningly topical, it has a cool title, and Mifune boils brightly..." Entertainment Weekly "This is a great movie, brimming with heart-pounding tension..." Rolling Stone30.08587

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"One of the most unusual war films ever made....The stark, linear narrative is driven by two intensely psychological portraits from Mifune and Marvin..." Uncut30.02663

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"...One of the truest presentations of Shakespeare's tragedy..."Los Angeles Times "...Kurosawa's visual daring is sustained to the very end....This stands as one of the most successful translations of Shakespeare to film..." Sight and Sound30.02663

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"...There's no lack of stunningly choreographed action scenes....[With a] final, breathtaking showdown..." Sight and Sound "...SANJURO exhibits all of Kurosawa's formal beauty while parodying the conventions of the Japanese action film..." Total Film "The climactic duel shows the great Japanese director at his controlled, no-frills best." Uncut30.02663

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"...One of the truest presentations of Shakespeare's tragedy..."Los Angeles Times "...Kurosawa's visual daring is sustained to the very end....This stands as one of the most successful translations of Shakespeare to film..."Sight and Sound30.02663

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"...[The film] blends intimate characterisation with vast vistas....The CinemaScope cinematography lends sweep..."Total Film30.02663

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"...Probably the most influential action movie made....[The film] cemented Akira Kurosawa's rep as one of cinema's all-time greats..."Total Film29.96739

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"...Probably the most influential action movie made....[The film] cemented Akira Kurosawa's rep as one of cinema's all-time greats..."Total Film29.96739

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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 Weekly29.96739

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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 Weekly29.96739

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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 Post29.96739

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"...Meticulous and perfectionist as ever, Kurosawa had an entire small town constructed for the film..."Sight and Sound "[B]eguiling..." Uncut29.96739

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"...There's no lack of stunningly choreographed action scenes....[With a] final, breathtaking showdown..." Sight and Sound "...SANJURO exhibits all of Kurosawa's formal beauty while parodying the conventions of the Japanese action film..." Total Film "The climactic duel shows the great Japanese director at his controlled, no-frills best." Uncut29.96739

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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 Sound29.96739

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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 Post29.96739

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"With ravishing black-and-white cinematography and an austere formality in the direction..."Uncut "THE LIFE OF OHARU was the film that gave the Japanese helmer a belated international reputation."Total Film "[A] heartbreaking tale of a 17th-century courtesan....It has enormous emotional impact..."Sight and Sound29.96739

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"With ravishing black-and-white cinematography and an austere formality in the direction..."Uncut "THE LIFE OF OHARU was the film that gave the Japanese helmer a belated international reputation."Total Film "[A] heartbreaking tale of a 17th-century courtesan....It has enormous emotional impact..."Sight and Sound29.96739

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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 Stone29.90815

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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 Stone29.90815

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"This Dostoevsky adaptation is as close as Kurosawa came to making a full-blown melodrama." Sight and Sound29.67121

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"...From its stunning Japanese locations to its lavish costumes and sets, SHOGUN visually evokes a world that the narrative rarely brings to life..." Entertainment Weekly25.96231

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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 Sound0.3554228

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