Posts Tagged ‘Chanbara’

Japan On Fire 25: Hideo Gosha – Three Outlaw Samurai

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Hideo Gosha saw samurai cinema and cinema in general and its world in a more dirty, gritty and cynical way, starting with 1964’s Three Outlaw Samurai. Kenny B and VCinema’s Coffin Jon start a new Japan On Fire director’s series in bloody, black and white-fashion.

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Running Times:

00m 00s – Intro/Hideo Gosha biography – The story so far…
18m 47s – Samurai Wolf 1 and 2 quick-takes.
38m 16s – Three Outlaw Samurai review

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Japan On Fire 3: Samurai cinema (Chambara)

It may be the third but not the last JOF as Ken once again host a fun-filled episode where the trio discuss samurai movies. Don’t expect any refined opinions though on The Twilight Samurai and Samurai Commando. We’re not scholars. DO NOTE THAT SPOILERS FOR THE TWILIGHT SAMURAI ARE DISCUSSED BETWEEN 00:58:50 AND 01:02:28. Adam Torel also stops by for a visit to share his thoughts on the genre. Some technical issues resulted in the latter half of the show being noticeable lower on Ken and Mike’s end while Stoo is very loud and Ken’s chat with Adam for some reason has an echo on it. Don’t hate us.

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