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  • Seven Samurai is probably the only samurai film directed by the son of a samurai: Akira Kurosawa’s father, Isamu, was a swordsman from Honshu. Why seven? The question has...
  • The Witch (2015) is probably one of the three or four most frightening films I’ve ever seen from the last decade, and I say this as someone who’s watched every horror flick...
  • Life doesn’t quite look the same once you’ve seen the Apu Trilogy: Pather Panchali, Aparajito, and Apur Sansar. This, the trilogy that introduced Bengali cinema to the world...
  • The Searchers
    He was born more than 120 years ago. Directing wasn’t really his forte: he just took to it. That was a time when film-making was looked at as another job to earn bread with....
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