Episode 23. Samurai in Space

Alex and Jonathan reach for the stars in the final part of the samurai series as we look at Akira Kurosawa's The Hidden Fortress (1958), and George Lucas' Star Wars (1977). We discuss the difference between adaptation and inspiration, the amorphous definition of "original," and factors that create lasting cultural impact. https://youtu.be/wtV-42VeV2o https://open.spotify.com/episode/1HPpIfmQWMBsH7tRfOOLyb?si=5a82LY9tQpaMHHFx1koRew Also on iTunes Skip to:… Continue reading Episode 23. Samurai in Space