Classical Film Review: Seven Samurai [1954]

The Seven Samurai is Japanese director Akira Kurosawa’s finest work and made an easy transference into a Western, The Magnificent Seven, six years later. A Samurai answers a village’s request for protection after he falls on hard times. Kurosawa’s characterization of the six Samurai and the farmer’s son who wants to join them is peerless-…

Why is Youtube Demonetising Disabled Creators?

Since YouTube brought in its new rules about monetisation a few months ago I’ve seen my some of my videos being declared ‘not suitable for all advertisers’ and having their adverts pulled. This means I’m loosing the money I would have earned from each view and is being applied to videos released far before the…