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Akira Kurosawa By Nilesh Patel
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Chapter 1 Short Stories Chapter 2 History of Akira Kurosawa Chapter 3 Autobiography Chapter 4 How to Success Chapter 5 Documentary Chapter 6 Personal Life Chapter 7 First Movie Chapter 8 Style... More > Chapter 9 Death< Less
How to Improve Your Movie Literacy with Akira Kurosawa By Shawn Swanky
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Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998) was a Japanese movie director whose movies were enjoyed all over the world. Although he made over 30 movies with a wide range of themes and settings to considerable... More > acclaim, he humbly claimed always to be a student of movies. Late in life, Kurosawa considered "Ran" as his best movie. However, several of his movies have been influential in many different ways. The subjectivity of recollections about an event witnessed by different observers is now sometimes named The Rashomon Effect after Kurosawa’s "Rashomon." "The Hidden Fortress" provided inspiration for the Star Wars series of movies. "Seven Samurai" may be Kurosawa’s best loved movie, and was 17th in the critic’s 2012 Sight & Sound poll of best all-time movies. Fantasy screen worlds in feudal Japan, contemporary settings, current topics, Shakespeare or Dostoyevsky, Kurosawa was at home everywhere. This introduction to Kurosawa provides the student with a quick but thorough exposure to this talented artist.< Less
How to Improve Your Movie Literacy With Akira Kurosawa By Shawn Swanky
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Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998) was a Japanese movie director whose movies were enjoyed all over the world. Although he made over 30 movies with a wide range of themes and settings to considerable... More > acclaim, he humbly claimed always to be a student of movies. Late in life, Kurosawa considered "Ran" as his best movie. However, several of his movies have been influential in many different ways. The subjectivity of recollections about an event witnessed by different observers is now sometimes named The Rashomon Effect after Kurosawa’s "Rashomon." "The Hidden Fortress" provided inspiration for the Star Wars series of movies. "Seven Samurai" may be Kurosawa’s best loved movie, and was 17th in the critic’s 2012 Sight & Sound poll of best all-time movies. Fantasy screen worlds in feudal Japan, contemporary settings, current topics, Shakespeare or Dostoyevsky, Kurosawa was at home everywhere. This introduction to Kurosawa provides the student with a quick but thorough exposure to this talented artist.< Less
Nuclear Disarmament in the Twenty-first Century By Wade L. Huntley et al.
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This work provides a comprehensive examination of the current state and future prospects for nuclear disarmament at the turn of the century. The work juxtaposes a sober review of progress made... More > during the last decade with a proactive agenda of proposals for new disarmament initiatives in the next decade. Taken together, the contributions to this volume suggest that, contrary to current conventional wisdom, the increasing global cache of nuclear weapons and the waning progress on nuclear disarmament of recent years need not become the defining features of the post-Cold War era. Rather, by examining the new conditions that have emerged at the dawn of the of the 21st century through both national and issue-based perspectives, this work reveals how the likelihood of continuing uncertainty and change in world affairs creates opportunities, as well as the need, for renewed progress toward significant nuclear disarmament.< Less
Nuclear Disarmament in the Twenty-first Century By Wade L. Huntley et al.
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This work provides a comprehensive examination of the current state and future prospects for nuclear disarmament at the turn of the century. The work juxtaposes a sober review of progress made... More > during the last decade with a proactive agenda of proposals for new disarmament initiatives in the next decade. Taken together, the contributions to this volume suggest that, contrary to current conventional wisdom, the increasing global cache of nuclear weapons and the waning progress on nuclear disarmament of recent years need not become the defining features of the post-Cold War era. Rather, by examining the new conditions that have emerged at the dawn of the of the 21st century through both national and issue-based perspectives, this work reveals how the likelihood of continuing uncertainty and change in world affairs creates opportunities, as well as the need, for renewed progress toward significant nuclear disarmament.< Less
From Word to Sword: Sense and Senselessness in Akira Kurosawa’s Cinema By Daniel Deleanu
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A philosophical approach to the cinema of one of the greatest film-makers of all time.
Rashômon: book 1, Rashômon, In a bamboo grove By Mkdeville & Philippe Nicloux
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A lumberjack finds the body of a slaughtered samurai. A thief incriminates himself and begs to be hanged. The deceased’s widow also says she’s the murderer. The samurai, by way of a... More > medium (a witch), claims he killed himself. When certitude crumble to leave room to appearance, do facts turn into illusion, like reflections in a multifaceted mirror? Rashômon explores these facets.< Less
The Bensonhurst Review Issue #5 – Ekphrasis By Bensonhurst Review
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The Bensonhurst Review was founded in 2011 with the goal of examining and celebrating art in dialogue with both contemporary and classical forms, movements, and themes. A growing community of... More > directors, writers, poets, painters, actors, dancers, composers and musicians gathers in its pages and at its performances. The 5th issue focuses on the Ekhprasis tradition.< Less
Hommages for Piano - Book One By Anthony Lanman
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for piano solo in five movements: I - Hommage a Kurosawa II - Hommage a Tony Kushner III - Hommage a Mandy Morris IV - Hommage a Michio Kaku V - Hommage a Frank Zappa
Something Like an Autobiography Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Something Like an Autobiography Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of Something Like an Autobiography by Akira Kurosawa. It includes a detailed Plot Summary, Chapter... More > Summaries & Analysis, Character Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on Something Like an Autobiography.< Less