POSTS TAGGED 'The Magnificent Seven'
There was controversy surrounding the announcement of the new Ghost In the Shell (2017). Adapted from the 1995 Japanese anime (which was in turn adapted from the Japanese manga), the controversy involved the casting of Scarlett Johansson in the central role of the robotic cyborg,…READ MORE
Silent lone gunman wandering the plains with only his horse and dog as company. An encounter with a drunken priest. Running afoul of the Marshall in a small frontier town. Gunfights and revenge. All of the cliches are present in the new Western In A Valley…READ MORE
I’m pretty sick of reboots and remakes and re-imaginings and re-quals. Just hire some writers, movie people! I hear they have ideas and stuff. Okay, whatever. Let’s talk about Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven, which is a remake of the 1960 John Sturges film, which…READ MORE
If there is one word to describe Akira Kurosawa’s masterpiece, Seven Samurai (1954), it is “epic.” Epic in scale, in ambition, in scope, and in length. At a meaty two hundred and seven minutes, the film is an adventurous experience in and of itself. However,…READ MORE