Despite however cynical life may ever make me I like to believe that there are certain great works that, even though we may not completely understand them, nor the symbols lying within, we can still stand in awe of them regardless of who we are and where we come from.

That is why I can’t just write of a medium, genre or style. Even though there will be times where the world is flooded with inferior copies (as is the way in this day and age) the truly great works will find purchase in people’s hearts.

I’ve been on something of a classics kick for a bit when it comes to film and one that’s long since eluded my viewing was Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai. Until now.

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