Kurosawa/Mifune Retrospective in Chicago! (& more)

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  1. Vickie_M

    Vickie_M Producer

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    I picked up the schedule for the Music Box here in Chicago and was delighted to see this.
    According to the flyer, these are all new 35mm prints, with new translations and subtitles.
    Oct. 25-27:
    Throne of Blood
    Oct. 26-27 (theater 2, 11:30am only):
    Drunken Angel
    Oct. 28:
    Stray Dog
    Oct. 29:
    Rashomon
    Oct. 30-31:
    Yojimbo
    Nov. 1-3:
    Hidden Fortress
    Nov. 2-3 (theater 2, 11:30am only):
    I Live In Fear
    Nov. 4:
    The Bad Sleep Well
    Nov. 5:
    Sanjuro
    Nov. 6-7:
    High & Low
    Nov. 8 (running for 2 weeks):
    Seven Samurai
    Nov. 9-10 (theater 2, 11:30am only):
    Red Beard
    Kudos to the Music Box, the only theater in Chicago that regularly plays older films as well as new arthouse releases, as well as 70mm (they played 2001: ASO and Lawrence of Arabia). Some upcoming titles:
    In Praise of Love
    Hell House
    Jaws
    Blithe Spirit
    The Exorcist
    I Am Trying to Break Your Heart
    Songs From the Second Floor
    Nosferatu (1922)
    The Bride of Frankenstein
    Quitting
    Evil Dead
    Evil Dead 2
    Army of Darkness
    The Magnificent Seven
    Night of the Demon
    Freaks
    Seven Days in May
    Village of the Damned
    The Train
    The Night of the Hunter
    Seconds
    The Trials of Henry Kissinger
    Alias Betty
    And...
    Nov. 29 (for one week):
    The Manchurian Candidate (40th Anniversary, New 35mm print)
    (disclaimer: no, I don't work for the Music Box. God, I WISH! I doubt I'll be able to see any of the movies listed above, but I hope others get some use out of the schedule. I know some people are willing to travel for these kinds of Retrospectives.)
     
  2. Chris Harvey

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    The Kurosawa/Mifune fest is about to hit San Francisco as well -- it's starting a run at the Castro beginning this coming Friday.
    I got to see SEVEN SAMURAI today at the Mill Valley Film Festival -- my first time seeing it on the big screen. It was, of course, delighting and amazing. [​IMG]
     
  3. Seth Paxton

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    Arghh, I can't do that drive day after day, nor can I stay up there.
    I wish more of these were playing on the same day so that I could do like 3 in one shot. [​IMG]
     
  4. Jason Seaver

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    Looks like the festival comes to Chicago just as it finishes in Boston. I'm enjoying it, although the Brattle just did Kurosawa/Mifune last year.
     
  5. Edwin Pereyra

    Edwin Pereyra Producer

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    Here is the schedule at the Castro Theater for the San Francisco run.
    ~Edwin
     
  6. George See

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    I caught some of the Kurosawa/Mifune Retrospective locally just last week...good stuff definently worth checking out. The new prints looked pretty darn good. I haven't watched the origionals in awhile so I can't really comment on the subtitles.
     
  7. Matthew_Millheiser

    Matthew_Millheiser Supporting Actor

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    I hate, hate, hate you all!!!!!! [​IMG]
    Seriously, the only Kurosawa film I've ever seen on the big screen was Seven Samurai, and that was back in 1983... *sigh*... NOTHING good ever comes to Miami. [​IMG]
    If I had to choose one, I'd see Throne of Blood. I think it's Kurosawa most visually stunning film. And it's a phenomenal movie to boot.
    *sigh*
     

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