Entries Tagged as 'samurai'

47 Ronin: Serving a Cold Dish of Honorable Revenge

December 13th, 2013 · No Comments · HighBridge at the Movies

Now a major motion picture starring Keanu Reeves (release date December 25), John Allyn’s definitive telling of this unforgettable tale has been the gold standard of this story for almost 50 years. Allyn lived in Japan for a number of years studying Japanese literature and theater, later earing his PhD in theater history (with an […]

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Across the Nightingale Floor

August 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

It’s like Harry Potter, but with ninjas instead of wizards. That’s the best and easiest way I can describe Across the Nightingale Floor. Lian Hearn’s Tales of the Otori trilogy is fantasy with the slightest twinge of history. Set in a fictional feudal Japan, Across the Nightingale Floor takes place immediately after the events of […]

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