Here's a new one to make you wish for a time machine from guest blogger jM:
The Seven Samurai. Yojimbo. Throne of Blood. When I hear the word 'samurai' there's one face that always comes to mind: Toshiro Mifune. And what a fine face it is. Often called "The John Wayne of Japan," he possessed an commanding presence on screen and a wildness in the eyes that hinted at an element of danger simmering just beneath the surface.