The greatest filmmaker ever would have been 100 today. Nearly all of Kurosawa's films are eminent philosophical, epic, poignant, funny, entertaining, influential works of art. He was a cinematic genius who put everything together so perfectly. Bonus: Kurosawa's main muse, Toshiro Mifune, was one of the most captivating leading men onward to infinity. Together, along with a stock company of exceptional character actors and a collaborative crew, they were life enhancing!
Criterion trailers for the celebration: