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Friday Photo: July 2015

It has been a month of adventure coupled with a month of sitting around twiddling our thumbs in various hotel rooms on either end of our cross-country move. 178 kata lagi

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Dare to Be

“When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully.
When there is darkness, dare to be the first to shine a light. 163 kata lagi

Mind Fragments

Kagemusha - Review

Spoiler Alert – Ahoy, matey! There be spoilers ahead!

I’ve been becoming quite the fan of Akira Kurosawa, my experiences starting with none other than Seven Samurai, and my most recent viewing of one of his films being… 658 kata lagi


Christ's Samurai

In 1638, the ruler of Japan ordered a crusade against his own subjects, a holocaust upon the men, women and children of a doomsday cult. … 188 kata lagi



He was a 23 year old Samurai, the most feared in all the land. Allen Raja was found dead on the third floor of a local college on the 27th of July. 213 kata lagi


'Yojimbo' - A Review by Aaron Hennessy

The film opens with a wandering ronin: a masterless, directionless samurai. As he flippantly chooses which path to trod, and soon comes into contact with people – who are in the midst of a minor domestic squabble, their son has run off to join a gang and abandoned his agricultural duties – the beautiful remastering of the Criterion Collection edition is captivating. 490 kata lagi