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WHY I LIKE THIS VIDEO: Kurosawa was a master filmmaker, relying on image to convey his emotions. How he captures emotions with this imagery is conceptually brilliant. I could watch this video a hundred times and always learn more.

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How to Use a Samurai Sword

January 31, 20240 min read

"There is nothing outside of yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker or smart. Everything is within. Everything exists. Seek nothing outside of yourself." Miyamoto Musashi

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Michael Mandaville

Michael is a writer, filmmaker and dedicated World War II historian who studies martial arts, action films and is learning more about VFX every single darn day. Oh and a Scholar Warrior

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How to Use a Samurai Sword

January 31, 20240 min read

"There is nothing outside of yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker or smart. Everything is within. Everything exists. Seek nothing outside of yourself." Miyamoto Musashi

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Michael Mandaville

Michael is a writer, filmmaker and dedicated World War II historian who studies martial arts, action films and is learning more about VFX every single darn day. Oh and a Scholar Warrior

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