Essays Tagged: "Akira Kurosawa"

Comparison of Seven Samurai and Magnificient Seven

The 1954 movie The Seven Samurai, directed by Akira Kurosawa, and its 1960 remake The Magnificent Seven, directed by John Sturges have many simila ...

(2 pages) 132 3 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Kurosawa's Ran, Shakespeare's King Lear, and Man's Self-Imposed Cycle of Folly

influences circulate throughout, and the director definitely ingrains the film with his own ethos, Akira Kurosawa's Ran is the ultimate in Shakespeare adaptation to film.The tragedy King Lear, howeve ... focus on different elements within the play and be entirely different in tone and style.By the time Akira Kurosawa made his attempt, he had already been in the film industry for decades and had seen h ...

(19 pages) 89 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Artistic Film Review: RASHOMON

EClass: IA03BLecturer: Justin LeeSubject: Creative WritingArtistic Film Review: RASHOMONDirected by Akira KurosawaWhat do "RASHOMON" means? The "Rashomon" was the largest gate in Kyoto, the ancient ca ...

(4 pages) 97 2 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Kurosawa vs Shakespeare

listic evil which perpetuates itself throughout time.Works CitedDesser, David. The Samurai Films of Akira Kurosawa. Ann Arbor, Michigan: UMI Research Press, 1983.Goodwin, James. Akira Kurosawa and Int ... inema. Baltimore, London: The John Hopkins University Press, 1994.Parker, B. "Nature and society in Akira Kurosawa's 'Throne of Blood'." University of Toronto Quarterly, 1997.Mclean, Andrew. Kurosawa ...

(6 pages) 40 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A critical reading of the western, referring to Jim Kitses "Notes on the Western"

cal readings and look at The Magnificent Seven(1960), one of the great Westerns, itself a remake of Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai that then became the basis for the science fiction genre film Battle ... n, in an attempt to display that the supposed staples of the western were preceded by the cinema of Akira Kurosawa and then proceeded in Battle Beyond the Stars. John Sturges 1960 western is an almost ...

(10 pages) 69 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

This is essay about the Movie Seven Samurai, how a little village used Stragegic managemnet to over come the problems the village was facing

r The Following Questions Concerning The Strategy Developed And Used By The Japanese Village In The Akira KurosawaMovie "The Seven Samurai"Key QuestionsQ1) How did village gain strategic information?A ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Violence in Film

Prison. The outlaws represent an un-idealized version of the 'western' Japanese samurai warriors in Akira Kurosawa's epic The Seven Samurai (1954) - a film that Peckinpah used as a model.The anti-hero ...

(10 pages) 124 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Film Critique: "Early Summer" - Ozu's Personalized Techniques Directed by Yasujiro Ozu

w moving, high brow and lacking the commercial potential of other directors from his period such as Akira Kurosawa or Kenji Mizoguchi (Arnold et al., 2003), but his films project a raw, artistic subtl ...

(7 pages) 28 1 4.6 Dec/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Magnificent Seven Film Review

western directed by John Sturges. It was a direct remake of The Seven Samurai which was directed by Akira Kurosawa. It is a great film starring Yul Brynner and co-starring Steve McQueen, Charles Brons ...

(1 pages) 20 0 1.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


Akira Kurosawa's Roshomon has been hailed as, "arguably the classic, enduring, and most influential ...

(6 pages) 505 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Kurosawa And Yojimbo

ting on ?Yojimbo? (1961) and it similarities and dissimilarities to ?A Fist Full of Dollars? (1964).Akira Kurosawa was born March 23 1910 in Omori, Tokyo. His farther was a soldier for the Japanese ar ...

(6 pages) 1101 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare