Stray Dog / 野良犬

ACAB YES Release date: October 17, 1949Director: Akira KurosawaLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: People who thought Kurosawa only made samurai flicks.  When should you watch this movie: On a hot summer day.  The sell: Stray Dog starts on a charming note, as a rookie police officer makes a silly blunder (has his pistolContinue reading “Stray Dog / 野良犬”

Rashomon / 羅生門

Women can be evil too! YES Release Date: August 25, 1950Director: Akira KurosawaLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: History buffs. Photographers. First year film students. Feminists (i.e. everyone ideally right?)  When should you watch this movie: Not when you are feeling sad and need a pick-me-up. This is not a pick-me-up movie. This movieContinue reading “Rashomon / 羅生門”