The Japanese superstar would have turned 100 years old this week, so for our 250th episode, Mifune’s centenary is as good a time as we’re ever going to get to celebrate his extraordinary career as a film actor. Sean is joined by Chris Ryan to walk through Mifune’s life and work, including his iconic collaborations with director Akira Kurosawa, and analyze his mind-blowing physical and emotional power. They choose the actor’s 10 essential performances and recommend the best hidden gems in his filmography.
100 Years of Genius: The Toshiro Mifune Hall of Fame
Reviewing the Japanese superstar’s life and work and recommending 10 essential gems from his filmography
Surviving in ‘The Last of Us’ Universe, Reading Recommendations, ‘Doctor Who’ Prep, and More Mailbag!
Mallory and Joanna talk popular HBO shows and compile a sizeable list of book recommendations for any and all interested parties—give them a look!
Plus, writer-director Brandon Cronenberg joins to discuss his new film ‘Infinity Pool’
Bryan and Nora unpack some NFL playoff media topics, Jason Gay joins to discuss how Billy Packer’s career transformed college basketball, and more
As always, Rachel and Callie are here to dish out and comment on any Bravo news of the week
Conference Championships: Eye Test, Stats, and Trends. Plus, Why It’s So Hard to Make NBA Trades, Deadline Teams, and Two Favorites in the West With John Hollinger.
John also talks about the toughest trades he had to make during his time with the Grizzlies and whether the Hawks would ever trade Trae Young during the season