Classics: Review: The Hidden Fortress

“The Hidden Fortress” was officially released in 1958. (same year The Icee Company was born) It received positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Plus, it made enough money at the box office. The Criterion Collection digitally restored The Hidden Fortress on DVD/Blu-Ray labeled as spine number 116. Sucker Punch is working on a […]

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Classics Review: Throne of Blood

After Akira Kurosawa finished his groundbreaking films “Rashomon” & “Seven Samauri,” he reunites with his pals Toshiro Mifune & Takashi Shimura in a film adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” set in 16th Century Feudal Japan titled, “Throne of Blood.” Officially released in 1957, (same year Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory came out) the film received […]

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Classics Review: Yojimbo

“Yojimbo” was officially released in 1961. (same year the Fantastic Four were introduced) It received unanimous praise from critics and movie goers alike as well as making enough revenue at the box office. One Year Later, a follow-up, Sanjuro also earned praise. The Criterion Collection digitally restored both films as a DVD/Blu-Ray boxset as spine […]

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Classics Review: Rashomon

Hello fellow movie goers from around the globe. Today’s classic review is yet another groundbreaking film by legendary director Akira Kurosawa titled, “Rashomon.” The Premise involves four people sharing their own perspective of a samurai’s murder. Each one’s story contradicts certain elements whether it’s real or not. Rashomon was officially released in 1950. (exact same […]

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Classics Review: Seven Samurai

Hello fellow movie goers from around the globe. Today’s classic review is an influential film that became a tentpole on the film industry. Story is about villagers who hire samurai to fight bandits from raiding their town and learn to defend themselves. What I’m referring to is none other than Akira Kurosawa’s groundbreaking epic, “Seven […]

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Gamer’s Review: Ghosts of Tsushima

Ghosts of Tsushima was released in 2020. (same year the controversial Cyberpunk 2077 game came out) It received critical acclaim and sold millions of copies worldwide. Recently a film adaptation based on the game is in development. In response to the news, I thought about sharing my thoughts on my favorite game of 2020. This […]

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