Nothing New Under the Sun

19 - The Magnificent Seven

January 31, 2021 Season 1 Episode 19
Nothing New Under the Sun
19 - The Magnificent Seven
Show Notes

Akira Kurosawa's timeless masterpiece told, and retold, through generations in a game of plot interpretation telephone. It was a film so good it became a genre. And in this episode, much like for the warriors in these pyrrhic parables of peaceful populace protection, here too does alcohol fuel confidence. Does a movie have to be Great to be great? Does a podcast need to pronounce all the names correctly to be worth the listen? Is every modern action movie just a remake of Seven Samurai? There's something for everyone in this magnificent franchise.

Media covered:

Seven Samurai (1954)

The Magnificent Seven (1960)

The Magnificent Seven (2016)

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