Akira Kurosawa

10 Great Movies By Famous Directors You May Have Missed

By Reece Beckett

The Straight Story

It’s a sad truth that for many of the greatest directors to ever sit behind a camera, there is normally at least one poor film that they’ve made. For Martin Scorsese, it’s Boxcar Bertha, for Akira Kurosawa, it’s Sanshiro Sugata, for Alfred Hitchcock, it’s Mr and Mrs Smith and for ⟳ continue…

From:: Taste Of Cinema

3 Things Kurosawa’s ‘High and Low’ Can Teach You about Blocking

By V Renée

Akira Kurosawa was a master filmmaker, especially when it came to blocking.

Once hand-held cameras became all the rage, once in the early 1920s and again in the late 1950s, camera movement became an art form in and of itself. No longer did filmmakers have to bow down to the metallic ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School