The Magnificent Seven Samurai – Episode 74

In this episode, David and Duane discuss Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai (1954), John Sturges’s The Magnificent Seven (1960), and Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven (2016). Can Chris Pratt outshine Steve McQueen or Toshiro Mifune? How do changes in time period and country affect the story? This week: Duane watched: Spaceship Terror (2011) and Blood Demon Rising (2017) directed by Harry…

Last Yojimbo Dollars – Episode 73

The Brother’s Watson begin the first part examing the Samurai films of Akira Kurosawa against the backdrop of the films they inspired/ripped-off. This time they are covering Yojimbo (1961; Directed by Akira Kurosawa)/A Fistful of Dollars(1964; Directed by Sergio Leone/Last Man Standing (1996; Directed by Walter Hill). This Week (For the Recorded… This was recorded…