Tag: AKIRA KUROSAWA
At the last minute, the Casual Cinecast changed their main review from Alita: Battle Angel, to the Oscar nominated film Shoplifters. However, if you watched the wrong movie, don't worry! There is still a lengthy discussion on Alita: Battle Angel, and much more! There's also a follow-up conversation regarding the most recent changes to the Academy Awards broadcast for 2019 we discussed last week!
Although Star Wars today has become much more than just a movie, there was a time when it was nothing more than a risky business proposition. This is a look at how classic film and cultural changes helped that original film blossom into the most popular and profitable film-based franchise in history.
Judson & Collin are joined by Star Wars expert Jason Ward, the editor-and-chief of MakingStarWars.net and co-host of Now, This is Podcasting!, to talk about Star Wars: A New Hope and Akira Kurosawa's The Hidden Fortress, which inevitably branches into a discussion about Star Wars in general and the overall influence that Kurosawa has had on Star Wars.
Check out Jason's website here: www.makingstarwars.net