Talking about 'The Hidden Fortress!' (1958)

On this hidden (?) episode of Oeuvre Busters, George and Liam welcome back filmmaker and friend of the pod Randy Wilkins to discuss The Hidden Fortress (1958) directed by Akira Kurosawa and starring Toshiro Mifune, Misa Uehara, Minoru Chiaki, and Kamatari Fujiwara.

Topics discussed: NYU, the Star Wars of colleges; obnoxious film professors; working in triangles; burying corpses; the intimate and the epical; sublime poets stealing; Mifune’s legs. Also, please hire us Disney!

Topics not discussed: The Spanish Civil War, thankfully.

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