Dec 3, 2014
Also discussed in this section: The Giver, Phillip Noyce, The Prisoner, Divergent, Jack Kirby, Scanners, Harry Potter, Twilight, Die Hard With A Vengeance, Big Hero 6, the Star Wars 7 trailer, Live Free or Die Hard, Spider-Man, Shane Black, Michael Bay, Tony Scott, JJ Abrams, Interstellar, Zero Dark Thirty. The People Vs. George Lucas, Willow, Radioland Murders, and Michael Mann.
0:25:59 - 0:41:55 - Chris watched the Samurai Trilogy (1954, 1955, 1956), directed by Hiroshi Iganaki, starring Toshiro Mifune.
Also discussed in this section: Gone With The Wind, Ran, Throne of Blood, Sergio Leone, Hideo Gosha, The Ballad of Cable Hogue, Yojimbo, Sanjuro, Lone Wolf and Cub, Samurai Champloo, John Ford, Vagabond, Fistful of Dollar, Magnificent Seven, The Bad Sleep Well, The Thing, The Wizard of Oz, and High and Low.
0:41:55 - 0:48:46 - Sean and Chris watched Sword of Doom (1966), directed by Kihachi Okamoto, starring Tatsuya Nakadai, Toshiro Mifune
Also discussed in this section: Rebel Without A Cause, The Wild One, A Clockwork Orange, Akira Kurosawa, Scarface, Heat, and Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer.
0:48:47 - 1:01:58 - Sean and Chris watched Legend of the Eight Samurai (1983), directed by Kinji Fukasaku, starring Hiroko Yakushimaru, Hiroyuki Sanada, Sonny Chiba, and Minori Terada.
Also discussed in this section: Message From Space, Yakuza Paper/Battles Without Honor Or Humanity, Battle Royale, Graveyard of Honor, Doberman Cop, Quentin Tarantino, William Friedkin, The Street Fighter, Seijun Suzuki, Seven Samurai, Vampire Hunter D, Tsui Hark, Seven Swords, Detective Dee, John Woo, Green Snake, Zu Warriors, Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Star Search.
1:01:59 - 1:19:25 - To close out, Sean watched Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011), directed by Takashi Miike, starring Ichikawai Ebizo XI, Eita, and Hikari Mitsushima.
Also discussed in this section: 13 Assassins, Shield of Straw, Kobayashi's original, Qui-Gon, Ingmar Bergman, Paul Verhoeven, and Michael Haneke.