Another long weekend, another installment of long play picks. Enjoy two classics, each running around the three hour mark!
A petty criminal in 16th century Japan is hired to impersonate a famous dying warlord, and finds himself transforming into the leader of 25,000 samurai warriors. This Criterion Collection film has made numerous appearances on many “Best of” lists- usually the ones the ones without “Empire Strikes Back” and “The Dark Night”.
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.