It’s samurais and gunslingers all up ins for Brian Watson-Jones’ Double Bill pick! Akira Kurosawa’s classic film Seven Samurai (1954) was adapted for American audiences as the Western The Magnificent Seven (1960), what Brian describes as a “best of” the original. Is he right? How do they compare back-to-back? And who turns out to be the biggest badass between both films?
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Up next is Joshua’s attempt to push the podcast to its “pretentious limits” with Cloud Atlas:
And Holy Motors:
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