Zatoichi is one of Japan’s longest running series of films and a television series set in the Edo period. The character, a blind masseur and swordmaster, was created by novelist Kan Shimozawa.
King Geunchogo chronicles the rise of one of Korea’s great warrior kings and the coming of a golden age for the Baekje Empire. King Geunchogo follows Prince Yeogo who was prophesied to lead the empire but was banished by his father, King Biryu (Yoon Seung Won). Yeogo joins a ragtag band of criminals who goes […]
Only the Valiant also known as Fort Invincible is a 1951 western film produced by William Cagney (younger brother of James Cagney), directed by Gordon Douglas and starring Gregory Peck and Barbara Payton. The screenplay was written by Edmund H. North and Harry Brown, based on the 1943 novel of the same name by Charles Marquis Warren.
Lawrence Tierney (“Reservoir Dogs”) plays an unreformed, hardened criminal who has just been released from prison. While working at his brother’s gas station, he becomes very interested in the armored car that makes regular stops at the bank across the street.