Saturday, April 1

Happy Birthday

Toshiro Mifune
April 1, 1920--December 24, 1997


T.H. said...

folks, if you haven't seen seven samurai yet, do so asap. it's a hell of a movie.

Anonymous said...

If you want the best single Mifune performance, I would suggest Red Beard (Kurosawa, 1965).

And we have to wait another 11.5 months for Takashi Shimoru's birthday (3/12/05-2/11/82).

Anonymous said...

Shimura. Don't worry, that's why we have editing.

Anonymous said...

Oh no! A Mifune throwdown in the works!

"Red Beard" is excellent, but "Throne Of Blood" (1957) is more excellent. Shakespeare's "Macbeth," as imagined by Kurosawa. Absolute brilliance.