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User currently offlineLubcha132 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 2776 posts, RR: 7
Posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 785 times:

I saw part of the movie once, and it was DARN good! one of the best things is that there is no dubbing; the translation is in subtitles. anyone else like this Epic Japanese movie?

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User currently offlineCstarU From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 769 times:

Isn't the Magnificent Seven based on this Akira Kurosawa film?

User currently offlineLubcha132 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 2776 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 767 times:

I heard something about that

speaking of magnificent 7, that's our school fight song (marlboro cigarettes used it in their commercials, and we are Marlboro)


User currently offlineKlaus From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 21521 posts, RR: 53
Reply 3, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 765 times:

CstarU: Isn't the Magnificent Seven based on this Akira Kurosawa film?

Yes.


User currently offlineCstarU From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 751 times:

I thought so. Thanks Klaus.  Big thumbs up


Lubcha132,

That's a great theme. There are quite a few of them from classic films, i.e. The Great Escape, Col. Bogey March from Bridge Over the River Kwai, Somewhere My Love from Dr. Zhivago, Exodus and many more.  Smile


User currently offlineLubcha132 From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 2776 posts, RR: 7
Reply 5, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 747 times:

that was when music was written for the movies and popular music wasn't just taken for the soundtrack.

User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29840 posts, RR: 58
Reply 6, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 746 times:

I'll have to double check it but I belive Bernstein wrote the theme songs to both the Magnificent Seven and The Great Escape.


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User currently offlineSebolino From France, joined May 2001, 3682 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 739 times:

This movie is excellent, like all Kurosawa's movies (you should see Kagemusha).


User currently offlineCstarU From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 736 times:

Correct. Bernstein (Elmer, not Leonard  Smile) composed those songs.

User currently offlineNKP S2 From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 1714 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 735 times:

Great film. I happened upon it ( luckily, close to the beginning ) turning the TV on one rainy day. What started out as a few curious minutes of attention turned into 3+ hours of enjoyment.

User currently offlineJaSpiKE From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2008, 1 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 732 times:

Never heard of it. Well I don't think so...

JaSpiKE
 Big thumbs up


User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29840 posts, RR: 58
Reply 11, posted (13 years 2 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 726 times:

Elmer eh?

Well I have a 50/50 chance. Big thumbs up



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