Did he really use telephoto lenses? A Study of the Focal Lengths Used by Akira Kurosawa
Why is Rashomon the ultimate art film? And what really happened that afternoon – with clues from Kurosawa!
What do I mean by ‘razor-sharp’? If you watch the works of these great masters, you’ll wonder how they achieved the brilliance of their imagery, considering they worked with extreme rigor in their framing, depth of field, lens choices and lighting. They hardly had any room to maneuver! They also happened to work with my […]
If Sidney Lumet has been my guru, then, as far as film direction is concerned, these are the directors I look up to as a role models of the highest order: 1. Akira Kurosawa Akira Kurosawa holds the number one position, being the most prolific, successful, artistic and commercial of the three directors. He’s […]