Talking Movies from the Silent Era to the Streaming Era

SEASON2/EP4: THE SEARCHERS AND TAXI DRIVER

https://anchor.fm/brendan–lee/embed/episodes/THE-SEARCHERS-AND-TAXI-DRIVER-e14qrja Over a black screen, the title reads: “TEXAS 1868.” After the title fades the screen is finally illuminated as a door swings open and the silhouette of a woman stands in the open doorway. As the woman steps forward the camera slowly follows her through the doorway and outside and when it turns we … Continue reading SEASON2/EP4: THE SEARCHERS AND TAXI DRIVER

SEASON 2/EP 3: JOHN FORD/AKIRA KUROSAWA – EAST MEETS WEST

Akira Kurosawa. John Ford. Two directors considered to be the quintessential filmmakers of their respective countries surprisingly have much in common. While most of the similarities stem from Kurosawa’s admiration of his elder, Kurosawa definitely shared and expanded on Ford’s legendary style. Of the many aspects that connect the two, there are I believe, three … Continue reading SEASON 2/EP 3: JOHN FORD/AKIRA KUROSAWA – EAST MEETS WEST


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