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Review: ‘Mifune: The Last Samurai’ Spotlights Journey Of Legendary Actor

Narrated by Keanu Reeves, Mifune: The Last Samurai is a comprehensive 80-minute look at Toshiro Mifune, the legendary actor who is best known for his awe inspiring work with director Akira Kurosawa (Seven Samurai, Red Beard). Director Steven Okazaki puts .....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodoutbreakNov 30th, 2016

Venice: Steven Okazaki Directing Doc on Legendary Japanese Actor Toshiro Mifune

Prominent Japanese/American director Steven Okazaki is set to shoot “Mifune: Last Samurai,” a high-profile feature docu on Toshiro Mifune, the most prominent actor of Japan’s golden age of cinema. Mifune made nearly 170 movies, 16 of which with Akir.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyApr 3rd, 2015

Martin Scorsese, Kiyoshi Kurosawa to Receive Samurai Awards in Tokyo

TOKYO – The Tokyo International Film Festival will give its Samurai Award for lifetime achievement to directors Martin Scorsese and Kiyoshi Kurosawa, festival organizers announced today. The award, now in its third year, will be presented at the festi.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 12th, 2016

Former Power Rangers Star Arrested for Murdering Roommate with a Samurai Sword

Former Power Ranger Ricardo Medina Jr. Arrested for Stabbing His Roommate with a Samurai Sword.....»»

Category: topSource: peopleFeb 4th, 2015

"Ninja" bus tour set to kick off in Tokyo

Japan's biggest travel agency is launching a bus tour with some decidedly homegrown touches -- a flying ninja and sword-carrying samurai. The one-hour "Samurai & Ninja Safari" tour around the Japanese capital features a bilingual guide .....»»

Category: topSource: yahooMay 19th, 2019

'The Hundred-Foot Journey' review: a trip worth taking - SFGate

SFGate'The Hundred-Foot Journey' review: a trip worth takingSFGateThere's nothing corny about "The Hundred-Foot Journey," nothing quaint or false. It could have been all those things, given the slightest wrong push, but this is a Las.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 13th, 2019

Review: "Kubo and the Two Strings" strums stop-motion wonder

Early in "Kubo and the Two Strings," our hero meekly strides into an ancient Japanese village marketplace the way Toshiro Mifune might have entered a Kurosawa film, but with greater bustle......»»

Category: reviewsSource: yahooAug 17th, 2016

Theo Fleury Takes A ‘Victor Walk’ With Inspiring Documentary

Stanley Cup winner, NHL star, and bestselling author Theo Fleury is open to new challenges, and the documentary Victor Walk chronicles his 10-day journey from Toronto to Ottawa. Directed by Michael David Lynch, the picture spotlights the stories of surviv.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodoutbreakJun 11th, 2016

‘He Named Me Malala’ Trailer Spotlights Inspiring Journey

Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth) focuses on the life of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai in the documentary He Named Me Malala. Severely wounded after being shot in the head while heading home in Pakistan's Swat Valley, Malala.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodoutbreakSep 1st, 2015

Toronto: "The Last Samurai" Star Ken Watanabe Shows Emotional Side in "Rage"

"I wanted to see if there was in me personally that aspect of my character," the Oscar-nominated actor said of his departure from strongman characters in Lee Sang-Il's murder mystery. read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterSep 11th, 2016

Review: "The Magnificent Seven" rides again, with more guns

Deciding to remake "The Magnificent Seven " with a fresh batch of movie stars is certainly no sin. John Sturges' 1960 tome, itself a remake of Akira Kurosawa's classic "Seven Samurai," is a fun confection of star power and ch.....»»

Category: reviewsSource: yahooJan 8th, 2017

Film Review: ‘Call of Heroes’

With echoes of classic Westerns and old-school Hong Kong kung-fu films, this period samurai action film boasts sinewy martial arts......»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 20th, 2016

Former Legendary Digital Chief Tom Lesinski Launches Energi Entertainment

Tom Lesinski, who left Legendary Entertainment as its president of digital content and distribution last month, has launched new shingle Energi Entertainment. The exec continues a relationship with Legendary, as part of a two-year first look development a.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 23rd, 2019

Freeman, Owen casualties of bloody bad ‘Last Knights’

Immersing the Japanese samurai legend of the 47 ronin — recently told in 2013’s “47 Ronin” — in a gloomy, multiethnic “Game of Thrones” aesthetic, this ponderous drama from director........»»

Category: moviesSource: nypostApr 7th, 2015

James Garner Dead -- Legendary Actor Dies at 86

Legendary actor James Garner -- star of "The Rockford Files" and "The Notebook" -- has died ... TMZ has learned.Law enforcement sources tell us an ambulance was dispatched to the actor's home in Los Angeles around 8PM Saturday evening ... and….....»»

Category: topSource: tmzJul 20th, 2014

Review: "The Hundred-Foot Journey"

Helen Mirren is one of "The Hundred-Foot Journey's" few surprises......»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 11th, 2019

'The Hundred-Foot Journey,' movie review - New York Daily News

New York Daily News'The Hundred-Foot Journey,' movie reviewNew York Daily News“The Hundred-Foot Journey” manages to be a full meal, using all the ingredients at its disposal. Directed by Lasse Hallström (“The Cider House Rules,â.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 13th, 2019

Music Review: Joe Lovano 2005 live set spotlights Hank Jones

Joe Lovano Quartet, "Classic! Live At Newport" (Blue Note).....»»

Category: reviewsSource: yahooJan 13th, 2017

‘CinemAddicts’ Podcast Spotlights ‘Presenting Princess Shaw’

On this week's episode of CinemAddicts, Anderson Cowan and I review the Magnolia Pictures release Presenting Princess Shaw, a documentary on how New Orleans singer Samantha Montgomery (aka Princess Shaw) overcame the odds to become a YouTube sensation and.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodoutbreakJun 1st, 2016

Legendary singer Prince has died

Legendary singer Prince has died The post Legendary singer Prince has died appeared first on Girlretro.com Celebrity Gossip, Fashion Blogs, Beauty Blog, Food Malaysia,Baby......»»

Category: topSource: accesshollywoodApr 24th, 2016

Legendary music producer George Martin has died

Legendary music producer George Martin has died The post Legendary music producer George Martin has died appeared first on Girlretro.com Celebrity Gossip, Fashion Blogs, Beauty Blog, Food Malaysia,Baby......»»

Category: topSource: accesshollywoodMar 10th, 2016