One last gift of 2013 from me to you, this just cropped up in my twitter feed so I thought I’d share. Kurosawa was notoriously hostile to the media during his long career but in his final years he thawed and granted some interviews on his techniques and craft, some of which have been collected and presented in this rare documentary on his life and work – show some respect;
Tomorrow will see my final review of the year before we get into 2014. Y’know it only recently occurred to me after a few months working on my annual round-up that next year will see films from David Fincher, Michael Mann, Paul Thomas Anderson, Chris Nolan, Terence Malick (maybe) and Martin Scorsese. That is pretty fucking exciting….