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  • A Comparison of 'Yojimbo', 'A Fistful of Dollars' and 'Last Man Standing' (CONTAINS SPOILERS)

    08/04/2016 1:36:35 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 19 replies
    h2g2 ^ | November 1, 2006
    If you ask film buffs which is Akira Kurosawa's greatest film, most would say Seven Samurai. However, if you ask them which is Kurosawa's most popular film, they would point to Yojimbo, a 1961 film that gave a new definition to the samurai film genre. This entry discusses the Kurosawa film and its two remakes, one of which became a classic in its own right.
  • NYT: Escort Recounts Quarrel With Secret Service Agent

    04/18/2012 12:04:42 PM PDT · by maggief · 45 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 16, 2012 | WILLIAM NEUMAN
    CARTAGENA, Colombia — A Secret Service agent preparing for President Obama’s arrival at an international summit meeting and a single mother from Colombia who makes a living as a high-priced escort faced off in a room at the Hotel Caribe a week ago over how much he owed her for the previous night’s intercourse. “I tell him, ‘Baby, my cash money,’ ” the woman said in her first public comments on a spat that would soon spiral into a full-blown scandal. The dispute — he offered $30 for services she thought they had agreed were worth 25 times that —...