Episode 14. Samurai and Sombreros Vol. 2

Once again we pit sword-masters against gunslingers in part two of our Samurai and Sombreros series. This week Alex and Jonathan discuss Akira Kurosawa’s Yojimbo (1961) and Sergio Leone’s A Fistful of Dollars (1964). We talk about tonal changes in adaptations, visual character development, and varied uses of violence and humor.


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Skip to: Yojimbo (3:33), A Fistful of Dollars (34:31), Overall (50:43), Coming Attractions (1:12:32)

Resources referenced in this episode:

Next week we talk about Edgar Wright‘s unofficial comedy trilogy, the Cornetto Trilogy:

Intro/Outro Music:
Ash by Mike Braudrick

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