Sources and Acknowledgements

The Jidai-Geki Knights is dedicated to all the filmmakers and performers referenced herein, with special thanks to Frank Miller, Gene Siskel, Roger Ebert, Quentin Tarantino, Patrick Galloway, Corey Chapman and Merlin.

Online Resources
The Ninja Dojo Forum
The Samurai Archives Forum
Samurai Eiga Message Board
Midnight Eye
Bright Lights Film Journal
Asian Media Wiki
Nippon Cinema
Senses of Cinema
Vintage Ninja
Asia Shock by Patrick Galloway
Brick McBurly – Jidai-Geki Legend
Paghat the Ratgirl's Film Reviews
Wildgrounds Interview with

Bibliography and Further Reading

Stray Dogs & Lone Wolves: The Samurai Film Handbook
Patrick Galloway, Stone Bridge Press, 2005.

Warring Clans, Flashing Blades: A Samurai Film Companion
Patrick Galloway, Stone Bridge Press, 2009.

The Samurai Film
Alain Silver, The Overlook Press, 2006.

A Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors
Alexander Jacoby, Stone Bridge Press, 2008.

A Hundred Years of Japanese Film
Donald Richie, Kodansha International, 2005.

A New History of Japanese Cinema: A Century Of Narrative Film
Isolde Standish, Continuum International Publishing Group, 2006.

Outlaw Masters of Japanese Film
Chris Desjardins, I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd., 2005.

Akira Kurosawa: Master of Cinema
Peter Cowie, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2010.

Kurosawa: Film Studies and Japanese Cinema
Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto, Duke University Press, 2000.

Waiting on the Weather: Making Movies with Akira Kurosawa
Teruyo Nogami, Stone Bridge Press, 2006.

Seven Samurai: BFI Film Classics
Joan Mellen, British Film Institute, 2008.

Silver Screen Samurai: The Best of Japan's Samurai Movie Posters
Cocoro Books, 2004.

With acknowledgement to the DVD documentaries and supplements from The Criterion Collection, AnimEigo and Masters of Cinema.