Where do we go from here?

After finishing Yojimbo for the third time I wondered to myself what is the addictive nature of this movie. I found myself not solely thinking of Yojimbo but wondering about other movies that have recently had a similar almost “obsessive” effect. There are some films that truly do revolutionize movies. Be it through innovative techniques, or the artful use of existing ones, some movies are constructed in such a way that makes them timeless. Recently I have been drawn to foreign cinema, first as a way to improve my Spanish and as I later as a source of great interest. After watching Yojimbo and continuing to watch more foreign films I have decided that the single most driving force in the cinematic world today is the cultural exchange between film-making countries. Often we describe globalization in a purely economical sense, or as a culturally […]

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