Tag Archives: Akira Kurosawa

Wings of Courage

I’ve always been drawn to fictional battles, brave fighters, heroic deeds, swords, banners, armors, horses… The Battle of Helm’s Deep from the LOTR trilogy never ceases to give me goosebumps (“Theoden king stands alone.” “Not Alone! Rohirrim! To the king!”), … Continue reading

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Rashomon, or a story of human ego

I re-read books I love, and I re-watch movies I love. A few nights ago I re-enjoyed one of my favourite movies, Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon, which is based on two short stories by Ryunosuke Akutagawa. Photo by Leo Rivas-Micoud on Unsplash Akira Kurosawa’s … Continue reading

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