The One about Akira Kurosawa’s “Seven Samurai”

If there is one title in which many fans of the Criterion Collection have always considered as must-have, must-own, it would be Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 film “Seven Samurai”. The second film of The Criterion Collection, originally released back in 1999 and then re-released in 2006, the third time is indeed a charm as Kurosawa’s masterpiece will now be released on Blu-ray. And the “Seven Samurai” is a wonderful highlight in […]

The One about Toho Studios in Setagaya

In Japan, Toho Studios is a famous studio known for the films of Akira Kurosawa, the anime films of Studio Ghibli and many classic Japanese films directed by auteurs such as Yasujiro Ozu, Kenji Mizoguchi, Miki Naruse, Masaki Kobayashi to name a few. But the studio is also known for many kaiju and tokusatsu films, most popular is their creation known as Godzilla. Once you are in the main entrance, […]